Mormon Minute: Weekly LDS News Recap for August 5, 2015

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LDS.net’s Mormon Minute recaps LDS news that’s happening in the Mormon world. This week, we talk about: the Church’s reaction to the Boy Scouts of America vote, FamilySearch’s “Fuel the Fire” event, and Jenny Oaks Baker’s latest arrangement.

0:07 – Boy Scouts Partnership

This month Church leadership is re-evaluating their relationship with the Boy Scouts of America Organization following a vote to allow openly gay leaders. The Church expressed concern on the decision and also admitted that they’ve been looking to make adjustments for some time since half of the youth of the Church don’t have access to the scouting program.

0:26 – Fuel the Fire Indexing Event

Familysearch is looking for 100,000 volunteers to index names from August 7-14 as part of their “Fuel the Fire” event. They hope to beat the current record of indexing 92,000 batches in a single week. You can find more information about the event at familysearch.org.

0:44 – Jenny Oaks Baker Music Video

And Jenny Oaks Baker’s latest music video is an arrangement of “Love is Spoken Here,” performed with her family.

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Whitney studied Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism at BYU. She also served as Miss Utah 2009 and spent her year promoting Children's Miracle Network, fundraising for anti-bullying/suicide prevention programs, and speaking to mutual groups.