2022 Center Place Vacation Church School, June 20-23

March 7, 2022

“God’s Royal Family” – VCS 2022 June 20th -23rd The Gathering Place 2820 S. MO Hwy 291 Frontage Road Independence, MO 64055 This year VCS will run from 9:20am-11:30am each day and is for children 3-years-old* (potty trained) through entering 5th graders. Drop-off runs from 9:20-9:30am and we will begin dismissing children at 11:30am. *Three…

In Memory – Joe Ben Stone

February 18, 2022

Joseph Benjamin Stone was born January 20, 1940. He passed away February 4, 2022 at the age of 82. He has been a lifelong member of the restoration, being baptized at 8 years old in January of 1948. He shared his life with his beloved wife, Violet, for the last 58 years. Joe Ben served…

2022 Theme Helps

January 1, 2022

2022 Theme Helps – The Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints   2022 Theme Helps  

2021 Youth Winter Retreat – December 27-29,2021

December 13, 2021

Our Winter Youth Retreat is for youth in grades 6-12 and will be held at The Gathering Place. Drop off time is 3pm on Monday, 12/27 Pick-up time is 11am on Wednesday, 12/29 Click here to register! Questions should be directed to or the church headquarters 816.461.7215  

New Online Scripture Search

November 18, 2021

  Dear Saints,   It is our pleasure to present the new robust scripture search now available on our website at    You can watch a quick tutorial here:   Some Background We knew when our new website went live that we wanted to be able to enhance our online scripture search capabilities. For the…

Give Joy – Christmas Gift Giving Program

October 4, 2021

For some gift ideas, check out these lists: Gift drive ideas – younger (For Children ages 0-10) Gift drive ideas (For older children, ages 10+)     The Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is hosting a gift/gift card drive for Independence, Missouri FosterAdopt Connect this holiday season. It is our desire…

In Memory of Brian Williams

September 29, 2021

It is with deepest sadness we mourn the loss of our brother and friend, Brian Williams. Brian was born December 12, 1972 and passed away suddenly on September 29, 2021. Brian married the love of his life, Annie on September 9, 1995 and they shared 26 years of marriage together. They raised two sons, Ethan…

Women’s Council Update

September 13, 2021

  Coral Rogers has asked to be relieved of her responsibility as Women’s Council Chairperson.  Her energetic efforts have been appreciated by the church, and for her endeavors in this regard we offer our thanks.  As her replacement the First Presidency has asked Brandy Lascoe to take over as Women’s Council Chairperson, to which Brandy…

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Dial-in Wednesday Night Prayer Meetings

May 6, 2021

Dial-in Wednesday Night Prayer Meetings   Springtime can be a busy season, but did you know you can join our prayer meetings from anywhere?   While most of our branches meet in person mid-week, we also offer a dial-in ? option for those who may be isolated, homebound, ?stuck in a car at soccer practice⚽️,…

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2021 Summer Series Schedule

April 27, 2021

2021 Summer Series Schedule (click to enlarge)      All Services start at 6:00 p.m. at the Gathering Place Worship Center 2820 MO-291 Frontage Road Independence, Missouri 64057   Also live streamed on   The theme for this series is:  Restoration Distinctives – The Blessings and Benefits of Understanding        

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New Church Youth Directors

January 29, 2021

    New General Church Leaders   Chad and Cristin Buttery were selected to be the General Church Youth Leaders.  Eric and Samantha Wilson will work closely together with them as the Assistant Youth Leaders.  We appreciate their enthusiastic service to the youth of the church and thank Corwyn and Christy Mercer for their service…


Summer 2021 Dates

January 29, 2021

    Summer 2021 Dates   General Conference: June 16-20 Vacation Church School: July 26-29 Centerplace/In-Town Reunion: August 5-8    For a full list of all scheduled events, visit our online Calendar. 

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New process for online giving in 2021

January 8, 2021

New Process for Online Giving in 2021 Starting today (January 8, 2020) the Church will have a new process for online giving. If you have donated digitally in the past, thank you for supporting the church through this method. We are ending our previous donation software subscription at the end of this month, so no…

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Living in the Book of Mormon

November 23, 2020

  Living in the Book of Mormon – New Study Guide     Have you been looking for a new study guide? Perhaps for home study, youth group, or sunday school classes? Look no further than our new book,    Living in the Book of Mormon   These lessons were designed to take around an…

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Resources for Religious Freedom in Public Education

September 15, 2020

Resources for Religious Freedom in Public Education   “Bring Your Bible to School Day” is Thursday, October 1, 2020, but did you know you can share your faith any day of the year? Even through jewelry, mealtime prayer, artwork or free speech? Check out this guide for students in public school and university/college to guide…


2020 Fall & Winter Youth Retreats Dates Announced

September 3, 2020

2020 Fall & Winter Youth Retreats Dates Announced   Our Fall & Winter Youth Retreats will be as follows:        Please mark your calendars and make plans to attend. More details coming soon!

June 16, 2020 – Letter from the First Presidency

June 15, 2020

June 16, 2020 – Letter from the First Presidency     “Thou hast with unwearyingness declared the word.”  Hel. 3:115 Dear Saints:   Sunday was our first day back to church, and we hope open churches will be the rule from now on – uninterrupted.  I personally feel the spiritual need to be back at…

June 9, 2020 – Letter from the First Presidency

June 8, 2020

Letter from the First Presidency June 9, 2020 While going through some books in President Larsen’s bookcase, which is still in my office, I ran across one book which provides some quotes from Joseph Smith, Jr.  The quote is from a letter that he wrote to the Traveling High Council and elders of the church…

June 2, 2020 – Letter From the First Presidency

June 1, 2020

June 2, 2020 – Letter From the First Presidency   “But I keep under my body, and bring it into subjection; lest that by any means, when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway.”  I Corinthians 9:27 June 2, 2020 Dear Saints:   The members of the First Presidency have discussed…