Briefs: Local Religion Npvember 29, 2008

Unitarians plan upcoming events

• The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Grand Valley, 1022 Grand Ave., will have a Thanksgiving service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. The service will be led by Bill Hilty.
The church will have a holiday arts and crafts fair from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6. There will be fine art, toys, pottery, clothing and other unique gifts. Lunch will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For information, call 250-3469.

Mormon population in Utah shrinks

• SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon population of Utah continues to get smaller.
An Associated Press analysis of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints membership records used by state planning officials to develop population estimates shows that Mormons now make up 60.4 percent of the state’s population. That’s down from 60.7 percent last year.
The percentage has declined every year for nearly two decades.


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