Every Sunday is 'Back to Church Sunday' in Utah

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  • Rikitikitavi Cardston, Alberta
    Sept. 13, 2013 10:46 p.m.

    LDS folks truly set a wonderful example regarding Sunday worship, even on vacation. I have attended meetings in a few summer vacation areas which busted at the seams on Sunday. Even lake resorts have little water recreation on Sunday after meetings where LDS dominate.

  • Twin Lights Louisville, KY
    Sept. 13, 2013 1:45 p.m.

    The Scientist

    Everyone you know who is LDS is irrational? That seems unlikely in the extreme.

  • Daniel L. Murray, UT
    Sept. 13, 2013 10:40 a.m.

    I am glad that so many in Utah take the opportunity to go out of their way and go to church. Where they can visit with and get to know their neighbors. Share uplifting and motivational messages with each other. Renew sacred covenants and re-committing to help, love, and serve others. To dedicate one day a week specifically to searching out truth and light.

    I know that for me, I'm not likely to create service opportunities with my neighbors on my own, or engage in community activities that build, and strengthen individuals and their families without the constant encouragement and reminders that come from church.

    Searching for light in the darkness is a very difficult struggle when you are on your own.

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that.~ MLK Jr.

  • Pianoman Salt Lake City, UT
    Sept. 13, 2013 9:27 a.m.

    Yep, because they're only open on Sunday and Tuesdays usually; for church and for youth activities.

  • Mountanman Hayden, ID
    Sept. 13, 2013 9:04 a.m.

    Last time I drove through Utah, I saw LDS meeting houses on nearly every block. I didn't know they were all empty!

  • Hey Baby Franklin, IN
    Sept. 13, 2013 5:46 a.m.

    Pastor Young,
    Free coffee won't motivate many in Utah to pop in, but donuts!!! Now you're talking!!

    Maybe even a few members of the Hutter Church will attend??

  • The Scientist Provo, UT
    Sept. 12, 2013 11:59 p.m.

    Twin Lights,

    It is what it is. Denial is irrational.

  • Twin Lights Louisville, KY
    Sept. 12, 2013 10:00 p.m.


    Most folks who attend church have "reached the age of reason".

    You don't want to go? No problem. But please don't insinuate that those who are religious (of any faith) are somehow lacking in logic and reason.

  • Hutterite American Fork, UT
    Sept. 12, 2013 9:27 p.m.

    Every sunday in utah is also gone fishin, cuttin' the lawn, gotta work (ugh), football, golf, or sleep, glorious sleep sunday in utah, once you've reached the age of reason.