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Success stories flow in from International Indexing Challenge

The FamilySearch International Indexing Challenge yielded a number of success stories.

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No reports of injuries to missionaries, members following Napa quake

Latter-day Saints impacted by Sabbath-day quake — no reports of injuries to members or missionaries. Read more »

Aug. 24, 2014

New family history apps take ancestor hunting on the go

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Two new mobile apps have been produced to assist people in the important work of family history: FamilySearch Family Tree and FamilySearch Memories. Both are available in the Apple and Android app... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

LDS Church invites app developers to participate in contest

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The Church is inviting app developers to participate in a Gospel Game Development Contest. It is open to everyone and participants are tasked with developing a gospel-centered game or app that will... Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

Window to the past

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When Victor Morrison walked into Church on Father's Day 2013, he did not know one of the elders who taught him was visiting from Utah. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

Milestones of togetherness

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Notices of members of the Church who have been married 70 years or more. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

BYU exhibit: Fabric of Belonging

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Exhibition at BYU's Museum of Art celebrates the universal social aspects of quilting. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

Alexander Schreiner: a Legacy of Music

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Alexander Schreiner and his profound impact on music in the Church was the subject of the Men and Women of Faith lecture Aug. 14 by Daniel F. Berghout. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

New stake presidents

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Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the Church. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

Embrace gospel basics

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Blessings are assured as we practice gospel basics such as prayer and scripture study. Read more »

Aug. 23, 2014

Hamilton faith leaders embrace unity

More than 700 leaders and members of several faiths joined together on Sunday, Aug. 17, to remember the powerful influence religion has had, and continues to have, in shaping the values and character of the New Zealand city of Hamilton. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

Centenarians

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Notices of members of the Church who have turned 100 years or more. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

Lives once again bettered at BYU Education Week

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Some 20,000 participants find spiritual learning and development at annual event. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

Death notices

Notices of the deaths of members of the Church who have served in a general Church capacity. Read more »

Aug. 22, 2014

President Monson observes 87th birthday

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President Thomas S. Monson spent his 87th birthday on Aug. 21 attending to the duties of his office, including presiding over the weekly meeting of General Authorities in the Salt Lake Temple. Read more »

Aug. 21, 2014

'Flood the earth': Elder Bednar urges LDS Church members to share gospel messages using social media

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During his address at the BYU Education Week devotional Aug. 19, Elder David A. Bednar urged Church members to flood the earth with gospel messages of truth. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

LDS Church announces new seminary graduation requirements

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New requirements for seminary graduation are meant to “elevate learning” and better prepare students for lives of service and discipleship. Read more »

Aug. 19, 2014

Spiritual amnesia

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The children of God who come into this world pass through a veil of forgetfulness or spiritual amnesia. Because of the veil, part of this mortal journey is for men and women to discover their true... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

NY Onondaga public library making over 40,000 Historic records accessible online

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The Onondaga County Public Library and FamilySearch announced Aug. 12 a joint initiative to digitally preserve 40,000 historic titles from the library’s collections and make them freely... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Writing a great family history

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A write up of a presentation at BYU's annual Family History and Genealogy Conference. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Public invited to tour the Phoenix Arizona Temple

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The First Presidency has announced open house and dedication dates for the Phoenix Arizona Temple. The public is invited to visit the temple during an open house from Friday, Oct. 10, through... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Matthew J. Grow: Using Joseph Smith Papers to better understand Doctrine and Covenants

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The Joseph Smith Papers Project is “the great symbol of the Church’s transparency with its history,” said Matthew J. Grow, director of publications at the Church History... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Grand vision

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Terrilynne Pomeroy of Centerville, Utah, travels to Riverton, Utah, each week with the help of her Seeing Eye dog to complete family history work and then takes family names to the temple each... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

'I see its fulfillment'

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There are 688,000 Church members, 892 Latter-day Saint chapels, 21 missions and two temples — one in Manila, the other in Cebu — in the Philippines. A third temple has been announced... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Church's Blue Creek welfare farms helps feed thousands

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It's time for the annual wheat harvest at the Church's Blue Creek Grain Farm. The wheat will be used to help feed people in need across the globe. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

'Trek to the Temple'

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Members of the Hingham Massachusetts Stake participated in a 90-day event called "Trek to the Temple," in which members spent 90 days gathering family names to take to the temple on June 28. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

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