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City Initiatives on the August 6th Ballot

A City Rooted in Faith

Independence has a rich religious heritage shared by many different faiths. However, the Mormon Church and the Community of Christ (formerly Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints) share a profound Independence heritage. Learn more about the early pioneer life of the Mormon settlers and the Community of Christ faith. Independence religious heritage sites help bring to life the story of these churches’ pursuit of religious freedom in the Heartland.