True & Living Church of Jesus Christ of Saints of the Last Days

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The True & Living Church of Jesus Christ of Saints of the Last Days, also known as the TLC, is a branch of the Latter Day Saint movement headquartered in Manti, Utah. The church was organized on May 3, 1994, in response to a perceived apostasy in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The church was organized by James D. Harmston, who claimed to be visited by four angels (Enoch, Noah, Abraham, and Moses) who ordained him as an Apostle. The church practices polygamy and the Law of Consecration, which requires members to consecrate all their possessions to the church, which gives each member a "stewardship" according to their needs and wants. The church maintains the Red Brick Store in downtown Manti.

In 1998 two dissaffected members accused Harmston of racketeering and fraud when they failed to see Jesus. [1] (http://www.rickross.com/reference/tlc/tlc4.html) As of March 2005, the legal charges were dismissed pending further appeal by the members.

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