I like Mormons. I don't belong to their sect, but then I'm not affiliated with any organized religion. As far as I'm concerned, it's none of my business how people worship whoever or whatever they worship. At least as long as it's not some warped religion that hurts other people like Santaria or Islam.
But the Mormons have something going for them. The ones who survive and don't drop out to become meth heads or prostitutes go on to have strong, loving families. They have a lot of common sense, and their community is one of the best organized in terms of preparedness I've ever known. Back in their early days, people were scared of them because if you got a mob up to go burn out the heretics, the heretics shot the hell out of their assailants. They are not pacifists. I read a book about the great westward movement in the 1840's, and the immigrants headed west over the Oregon Trail were a lot more afraid of the Mormons than they were of the Souix, which tells you something.
The Mormons let outsiders use their canneries, and don't charge them any more or treat them any different than they do Mormons. They put their program for determining supply stockage levels based on age and gender on line for anyone to use. And, they have this excellent book.
You can download it for free but it's really too big for that.
With this one book, if you didn't know anything at all about survival procedures or long term planning, you could get a good grip on everything you needed to get started. It's a great resource manual.
I've got mine out this morning doing a little research, and I thought I'd mention it while I was thinking about it.