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Here is my opinion on this and I'm sure it is different from many others:

(2) Notice that firearms are prohibited may be given by:
(a) personal communication to the actor by:
(i) the church or organization operating the house of worship;
(ii) the owner, lessee, or person with lawful right of possession of the private residence; or
(iii) a person with authority to act for the person or entity in Subsections (2)(a)(i) and (ii);
(b) posting of signs reasonably likely to come to the attention of persons entering the house of worship or private residence;
(c) announcement, by a person with authority to act for the church or organization operating the house of worship, in a regular congregational meeting in the house of worship;
(d) publication in a bulletin, newsletter, worship program, or similar document generally circulated or available to the members of the congregation regularly meeting in the house of worship; or
(e) publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the county in which the house of worship is located or the church or organization operating the house of worship has its principal office in this state.
The word "may" in section (2) isn't as strong as "shall". (Study the difference between "may issue" CCW states vs. "shall issue" states.) In my mind the word "may" makes the list of methods in 2(a) - 2(e) as possibilities but not fully inclusive or maybe not even required.

(3) A church or organization operating a house of worship and giving notice that firearms are prohibited may:
(a) revoke the notice, with or without supersedure, by giving further notice in any manner provided in Subsection (2); and
(b) provide or allow exceptions to the prohibition as the church or organization considers advisable.
Again that word "may" in section (3)

(4) (a) (i) Within 30 days of giving or revoking any notice pursuant to Subsection (2)(c), (d), or (e), a church or organization operating a house of worship shall notify the division on a form and in a manner as the division shall prescribe.
(ii) The division shall post on its website a list of the churches and organizations operating houses of worship who have given notice under Subsection (4)(a)(i).
(b) Any notice given pursuant to Subsection (2)(c), (d), or (e) shall remain in effect until revoked or for a period of one year from the date the notice was originally given, whichever occurs first.
Now we get into the "shall" section which in my mind is a full fledged requirement. This is what the Church has done. I don't know if they do it every year as required and I can't find anywhere on the BCI sight when they received or didn't receive the notification. Personally I think that the wording on this legislation could be made more clear.

Everyone is entitled to my opinion :wink:
 

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What you are looking for is Handbook #1. This is reserved for administration like Stake Presidencies and Bishoprics. I have access to a shared copy in my Church assignment and will check tonight if there is anything in there about firearms. The handbook is for worldwide policies in all countries so I doubt there is anything specific.

The LDS Church does not make public Handbook #1 anymore because the Anti's like the Tanners mis-quote and interpret it for their own evil use. The only one you find on the internet is very old and way outdated. Even that is copywrited and prohibited from being published.

BTW - I have to agree somewhat with swillden. I have knowingly and deliberately carried during various Church functions. The YM Pres. and I are good friends and he knows that I carry. We collected over $1000 cash for sub-for-santa and were going out to purchase the gifts with the youth. The YM Pres. designated me as keeper of the funds and gave me a wink. I winked back. He knew what I had in my pocket. We also took the youth to Temple Square and had to walk a few blocks downtown. We started in the ward building and went from there. Guess what I had with me (and didn't tell a soul)?. My new assignment requires me to be alone in all the buildings in our Stake sometimes. I carry when doing that yet no one knows but me. I just don't tell people and don't make an issue of it. I don't carry during regular Sunday's block meetings though. Sometimes I carry and sometimes I don't. I do it when I "feel" like I should.
 
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