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Thousands of youth participate in the Days of '47 youth parade

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Over 5,000 children gathered on July 23 for the annual Union Pacific Youth Parade as part of the Days of ’47 celebration. Stakes from around the state were invited to participate in one of... Read more »

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President and Sister Uchtdorf visit site of Rome Italy Temple: 'It is impressive to see'

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During a recent trip to Italy, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and his wife, Sister Harriet R. Uchtdorf, visited the Rome Italy Temple site on July 17. Read more »

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Updated printed version of Spanish scriptures now available

The Church has announced the availability of the updated printed edition of the Latter-day Saint edition of the scriptures in Spanish. Read more »

July 21, 2016

Church gives statement on attack in Nice, France

Elder Patrick Kearon, General Authority Seventy and president of the Europe Area, expresses condolences after terrorist attack in Nice, France, on July 14. Read more »

July 21, 2016

Pure religion moment: A gift from my grandmother

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A question from her grandmother caused a woman to reflect on her life and change it Read more »

July 21, 2016

Church News Viewpoint: Small acts, big service

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Citizens of a small Nebraska town and surrounding communities shared food, friendship and faith with millions of military personnel on troop trains that made brief stops at their local depot during... Read more »

July 21, 2016

New stake presidents

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

July 21, 2016

Choir, orchestra wrap up European tour with recreated Paris photo shoot

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Recreating a historic 1955 photo in front of the Eiffel Tower, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square on July 15 wrapped up a three-week tour of central Europe two days after... Read more »

July 21, 2016

Elder Francis Marion Gibbons, a lifetime of service

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Elder Francis "Frank" Marion Gibbons, emeritus General Authority Seventy, died on July 16, 2016. Read more »

July 21, 2016

New auxiliary leader learned 'you can do anything' with the help of the Lord

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Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, newly called as the second counselor in the Primary general presidency, learned from the example of her parents that, with the help of the Lord, she could do hard things. Read more »

July 21, 2016

Milestones

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Notices of members who are celebrating 70 years of marriage or more. Read more »

July 21, 2016

Centenarians

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Notices of members celebrating 100 years or more. Read more »

July 21, 2016

Deaths

Notice of death of member who served in a general Church capacity. Read more »

July 21, 2016

Ogden Days Devotional: 'We honor our pioneer ancestors by the lives we live,' says Brother Tad Callister.

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“We honor our pioneer ancestors by the lives we live,” said Brother Tad R. Callister, Sunday School general president, during the annual Ogden Pioneer Days devotional held in the Dee... Read more »

July 18, 2016

Elder Stevenson throws first pitch at Angels game

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Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles threw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Stadium on Friday, July 15. Read more »

July 18, 2016

Meet the Mormons: New faces, new stories

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Only two years after the "Meet the Mormons" first debuted, three new vignettes have been created in an effort to tell the stories of faithful Church members around the world. Read more »

July 15, 2016

Sapporo Japan Temple open house begins

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The open house for the Sapporo Japan Temple began Friday, July 8, and will continue through Saturday, July 23, 2016, excluding Sundays. Read more »

July 14, 2016

'Music for a Summer Evening'

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The King's Singers will join the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square for the annual Pioneer Day concert held on July 22 and 23 at 8 p.m. Read more »

July 14, 2016

Performers, audiences have found warm connections during choir and orchestra tour

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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square have made warm connections with audiences on their three-week tour of central Europe. Some performers have associations with the countries... Read more »

July 14, 2016

Stake leaders and families attend the Priesthood Leadership Conference on Scouting

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Some 390 priesthood leaders from 121 stakes participated in an annual conference, held under the direction of the Young Men and Primary general presidencies at the Philmont Training Center in New... Read more »

July 14, 2016

Missionary moment: Sixty pages of names

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Brother Carl Ollerton, who had little success as a missionary, has been able to take names he found on his mission to the temple. Read more »

July 14, 2016

Sister Jean B. Bingham: Finding opportunities to help and serve others

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Sister Jean B. Bingham's recent call as first counselor in the Primary general presidency is another opportunity for her to serve the Lord and help others feel the love of their Heavenly Father. Read more »

July 14, 2016

Protecting religious freedom is a divine obligation says the Church's general counsel at the Religious Freedom Annual Review at BYU

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It's vital to protect core elements of religious freedom while leaving room for compromise in areas of less importance, said Elder Lance B. Wickman, emeritus General Authority Seventy, at BYU... Read more »

July 14, 2016

Service missionaries shuttle 'the world' to Temple Square

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Travelers with a layover of two hours or more at the Salt Lake International Airport can take a tour of the Temple Square by hopping on a shuttle operated by Church service missionaries. Read more »

July 14, 2016

FamilySearch sponsors worldwide indexing event

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FamilySearch is sponsoring a worldwide indexing event July 15-17 and are hoping for 72,000 volunteers in 72 hours. Read more »

July 14, 2016

Church News viewpoint: A most sacred record

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More than 186 years after the first printing of the Book of Mormon in March of 1830, it continues to stand as a witness of the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ. Read more »

July 14, 2016

Russia passes law affecting missionary work

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The Church released a statement that addressed the change in Russia’s laws which will affect missionary work in the country. Read more »

July 14, 2016

Elder Brent H. Nielson at 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents: how to measure success

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Elder Brent H. Nielson told new mission presidents and their wives that they will play an important role in helping missionaries understand how to measure their success in the mission field. Read more »

July 14, 2016

Elder Rasband addresses repentance during 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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Exactly 20 years after he and his wife began their own missionary service, Elder Ronald A. Rasband spoke to new mission presidents about repentance. Read more »

July 14, 2016

Seminar for New Mission Presidents: Auxiliary general presidents discuss coping with stress

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During the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents, the women general auxiliary presidents discuss the booklet "Adjusting to Missionary Life," which offers strategies to help missionaries cope with... Read more »

July 14, 2016

Bishop Waddell: Building on a strong foundation

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“This is how we teach repentance. We teach and testify of Jesus Christ and his atoning sacrifice. We help investigators develop faith unto repentance,” said Bishop W. Christopher... Read more »

July 14, 2016

Choir, orchestra have had 'unifying effect' in Europe, leaders say

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Performing to enthusiastic audiences in four European cities so far, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square have had “a tremendous unifying effect upon the people who... Read more »

July 7, 2016

Applause for choir and orchestra long and loud on European tour; proceeds in Vienna go to charity

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A sold-out concert July 2 at the prestigious Musikverein in Vienna capped the first week of a 20-day tour of western Europe by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square. Read more »

July 7, 2016

New stake presidents

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

July 7, 2016

Milestones

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Notices of members who are celebrating 70 years of marriage or more. Read more »

July 7, 2016

Sister Linda K. Burton: Serving in class presidencies prepares young women to be visiting teachers

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As Young Women class presidencies and visiting teachers prepare spiritually, counsel together, minister to others and teach the gospel of Jesus Christ, they will “build up the kingdom.” Read more »

July 7, 2016

Church News viewpoint: Step forward

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As members of Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we all took upon ourselves the name of the Savior at the time of our baptisms. Each week we renew that act during the sacrament. However,... Read more »

July 7, 2016

Death

Notice of death of member who served in a general Church capacity. Read more »

July 7, 2016

Shining moment: 'Who I really am'

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Listening to a conference address, a sister was reminded of her divine identity. Read more »

July 7, 2016

Centenarians

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Notices of members celebrating 100 years or more. Read more »

July 7, 2016

PBS news report calls Church's welfare system impressive

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The Church's welfare system receives recognition after it was highlighted on the PBS show "Religion & Ethics Newsweekly. Read more »

July 7, 2016

Honor the pioneers by telling better stories

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An important part of every Pioneer Day celebration involves rehearsing the stories of the pioneers. Stories about the past inspire us today, and they become more effective as they become more... Read more »

July 7, 2016

Sister Joy D. Jones: A lifelong love of learning and motherhood

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Sister Joy D. Jones, who was called to serve as Primary general president during the 186th Annual General Conference in April, said that her family motto, Proverbs 3:5-6, will continue to be an... Read more »

July 7, 2016

Elder Neil L. Andersen throws out first pitch at Dodger Stadium

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Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Doger Stadiumin Los Angeles July 1. Read more »

July 4, 2016

'Your Personal Ministry,' is topic of address by Elder Gary E. Stevenson at the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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Mission presidents and their wives are set apart as missionaries to share the gospel with others and invite them to be baptized, said Elder Gary E. Stevenson. Read more »

July 1, 2016

Choir begins 3-week European tour in Berlin, a city steeped in Cold War history

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In this city so steeped in Cold War history, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir on June 29 performed an enthusiastically received concert, kicking off the beginning of a three-week tour in western Europe... Read more »

June 30, 2016

Find people to teach, says Elder Dallin H. Oaks during the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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Finding people to teach remains the essential first step in teaching the gospel, declared Elder Dallin H. Oaks. Read more »

June 30, 2016

Managing historian of the Joseph Smith Papers gives lecture on Zion's Camp

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“Members of Zion’s Camp could comfort the Saints and highlight that even if the outcome was not what was expected or desired, it did not mean that God was not with them.” Read more »

June 30, 2016

Family History Moment: Miracle in Denmark

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Frances Gardner Watkins writes that divine intervention led a driver to put her and her daughter off his bus "in the middle of nowhere." Read more »

June 30, 2016

Church News viewpoint: Eschew pride; follow the prophet

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Safety and security can be found today by choosing to follow the words of the prophets and apostles. Read more »

June 30, 2016

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