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Mormon Tabernacle principal organist Richard Elliott premieres 'Rhapsody'

Richard Elliott performed the newly commissioned organ piece "Rhapsody."

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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

Elder D. Todd Christofferson speaks at Freedom Festival Patriotic Service: 'Religious Freedom — A Cherished Heritage to Defend'

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Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke on America's heritage of religious freedom and the need to defend it at the Freedom Festival Patriotic Service on June 26. Read more »

June 30, 2016

Elder Richard G. Hinckley: Remembering an influential teacher who 'believed in me'

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Years ago the Reader’s Digest ran a series of articles titled “The Most Unforgettable Character I Ever Met.” The subject matter and writing style captured my imagination. Read more »

June 30, 2016

Over 1000 homes destroyed and 23 people have died after flooding in West Virginia.

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More than a thousand homes have been destroyed and 23 people have died after major rainfall and flooding in West Virginia. Read more »

June 30, 2016

This is 'the Lord's work,' says President Dieter F. Uchtdorf at 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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President Dieter F. Uchtdorf promises new mission leaders that they will have the Lord's guidance as they serve alongside the missionaries. Read more »

June 30, 2016

Elder Schmutz: ‘A lifetime of spiritual experiences taught me that God lives and He loves us’

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Elder Evan A. Schmutz, sustained April 2 as a new General Authority Seventy, recalls some of the spiritual experiences that were key in shaping his life and preparing him to serve the Lord. Read more »

June 30, 2016

Swedish composer celebrates finding her 'pathway to God.'

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Sister Birgitta Sayer shares her unique conversion story and testimony through her music. Read more »

June 30, 2016

Ten members lose their homes in Fort McMurray wildfire.

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Ten LDS families lost their homes to the blaze that destroyed 2,400 structures throughout Fort McMurray, nearly 10 percent of the city in in Alberta, Canada. The LDS meetinghouse was unharmed Read more »

June 30, 2016

God is 'mindful about establishing the Church,' says Elder Dale G. Renlund during 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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The Lord's commandment to establish His Church can be realized when missionaries find those who will help build up His work. Read more »

June 30, 2016

The Book of Mormon is a 'miraculous miracle,' says President Russell M. Nelson at 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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“[The Book of Mormon] will be your most effective instrument in bringing souls unto Jesus Christ,” President Russell M. Nelson told the new mission presidents and their wives gathered... Read more »

June 30, 2016

'Come Unto Me,' is topic of President Henry B. Eyring's address at 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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The way for anyone to come to the Savior and love Him “comes through humble and constant prayer to our loving Heavenly Father,” said President Henry B. Eyring during the 2016 Seminar... Read more »

June 30, 2016

President Monson welcomes new leaders to the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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President Thomas S. Monson addressed new mission presidents and their spouses via a recorded message during the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents at the Church’s Missionary Training... Read more »

June 30, 2016

Death

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

June 30, 2016

Children enjoying new Book of Mormon stories coloring book

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The Scripture Stories Coloring Book: Book of Mormon — the first in an upcoming series of coloring books created by the Church — is a new resource to help children gain a love for the... Read more »

June 30, 2016

Have the faith to baptize converts teaches Elder Neil L. Andersen at the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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The doctrine of Christ remains anchored in baptism, teaches Elder Neil L. Andersen at the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents. Read more »

June 30, 2016

Milestones

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

June 30, 2016

New stake presidents

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

June 30, 2016

'Please do not fear technology,' Elder David A. Bednar says at 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents

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Speaking during the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents, Elder David A. Bednar emphasized: “Please do not fear technology. Please do not take counsel from your fears. Embrace these... Read more »

June 30, 2016

Centenarians

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

June 30, 2016

Pioneer member has witnessed Church growth in Fiji; miracles have happened, she says

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Almost six decades after attending the dedication of the first LDS chapel in Fiji, Sister Litia K. Cavu Vakarewakobau stood on the grounds of the Suva Fiji Temple and recalled “the miracles... Read more »

June 30, 2016

2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents: 'Teach Repentance and Baptize Converts'

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Every member of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and other Church leaders participated in the 2016 Seminar for New Mission Presidents, addressing the theme "Teach Repentance... Read more »

June 25, 2016

Missionary dies in Venezuela

Elder Argenis Jesus Gonzalez Villarroel, a missionary serving in the Venezuela Barcelona Mission, died after his taxi was involved in a traffic accident. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Virginia refugee fair helps sisters take challenge to serve locally

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In response to the 'I Was A Stranger' initiative, the McLean Virginia Stake Relief Society hosted a Refugee Volunteer Fair on June 4. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Mormon History Association Conference: Journal entries share experiences of women during 'Mormon War'

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The 1858 Utah War's "move south" by the Mormon settlers was portrayed through the accounts of the pioneer women who experienced it in a presentation at the annual Mormon History Association... Read more »

June 23, 2016

Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson: Young Women encouraged to 'minister to others'

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"We use the word minister often, but do we understand what it means, and more important, do we help the members of our class presidencies understand that ministering is one of the most important... Read more »

June 23, 2016

Elder Sabin: 'Six guiding thoughts'

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Six “guiding thoughts” summarize the testimony and service of Elder Gary B. Sabin, sustained April 2 as a new General Authority Seventy. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Youth leader dies during Church 'trek'

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A 29-year-old mother of two died Monday, June 20, during a Church trek re-enacting the Mormon pioneer exodus west. Read more »

June 23, 2016

World War II veterans honored at Flag Day celebration

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On June 12, five WWII veterans were honored at the Mormon Battalion Historical Site in San Diego, California. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Doctrinal Mastery brings relevant experiences to Seminary students

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"This is the Lord moving us to a position to educate and develop the rising generation in a more powerful way that we have ever done before,” said Elder Kim B. Clark, General Authority... Read more »

June 23, 2016

Family history moment: Different blessings

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With the help of online records, a sister was able to find multiple family names and complete their temple work. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Family History Library's second annual block party

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On June 11 the Family History Library and the Church History Museum hosted the second annual Family History Library Block Party. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Church News Viewpoint: A choral tradition

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From the early days of the Church beautful choral music has been woven into the fabric of Latter-day Saint worship. Read more »

June 23, 2016

New stake presidents

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

June 23, 2016

Elder Rasband offers counsel, blessing to quake-weary Ecuadorians

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Elder Ronald A. Rasband's recent trip to South America included trips to cities in Ecuador severely impacted by earthquake. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Elder D. Todd Christofferson speaks on defending the 'freedom to associate' at Boy Scout luncheon

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The right to freely associate is, like many religious freedoms, under attack, declares Elder D. Todd Christofferson. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Milestones

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

June 23, 2016

Elder C. Scott Grow speaks on patterns of faith in LDSBC devotional

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On June 21, Elder C. Scott Grow, a General Authority Seventy, gave three patterns of faith that would help students "remain true to the faith" during a devotional at the LDS Business College. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Manti celebrates 50th season of Mormon Miracle Pageant

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The numbers involved in bringing the Mormon Miracle Pageant to life are staggering. This year, the pageant, held on the hillside of the Manti Utah Temple grounds, celebrates its 50th season. Read more »

June 23, 2016

Church in Asia turns milestones into building blocks

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In the 22 countries or territories that comprise the Asia Area of the Church, the last two years have been rich with important milestones. Read more »

June 23, 2016

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