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President Uchtfdorf visits Provo City Center Temple, 'Studio C' cast

President Uchtdorf got a look at the construction that is transforming the ruins of the Provo Tabernacle.

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'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

Prepared to serve

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While the Lord knows all things, sometimes we do not know beforehand how He prepares us to serve in a specific way and time. During my junior year at high school I decided to take Gregg shorthand... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Sesquicentennial celebration

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Members of the Church were front and center for the “Kane’s 150th” celebration marking the sesquicentennial anniversary of the northwestern Pennsylvania town founded by Thomas L.... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Organizing a youth family history class or special event

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Hannah Allan, a BYU Family-History and Genealogy graduate, recently lead a class on how to organize a youth family history class or special event at the conference on family history and genealogy... Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Young Women: The beginning of something wonderful

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Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president, shares a message titled, "The beginning of something wonderful." Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Colorado Eagle Project sheds light on local, Mormon history

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LDS Scout utilizes Eagle Project to shed light on Colorado region's rich military and Mormon heritage. Read more »

Aug. 18, 2014

Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks at BYU commencement: Disciples of Jesus Christ are defenders of marriage

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Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks to graduates at the BYU summer commencement exercises held in the Marriott Center on August 14. Read more »

Aug. 15, 2014

Sharon Eubank: 'This is a woman's church'

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Contradicting how she has seen the Church portrayed in the media , Sharon Eubank declared at the FairMormon Conference, “The doctrine and practices of the Church for me as a woman have given... Read more »

Aug. 14, 2014

'This Grand Opportunity': the origin of sister missionaries in the Church

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A new video on history.lds.org explores the origin of formal missionary service by women in this gospel dispensation. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

Volunteers turn out to help storm victims

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Heavy downpours caused floods that left mud and debris over much of Mac Drive in Minden, Nevada. Members of the Carson City Nevada Stake came together to help Daylin Olson clean his property after... Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

Relief Society: 'By very small means'

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Covenant sons and daughters of God of all ages, working in unity with full-time missionaries, have an incredible opportunity to participate in the work of salvation. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

Going to the source: BYU-Hawaii students travel to Kilauea

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Every year, BYU–Hawaii students go to the Big Island to visit the Kilauea Volcano and study the geology of the islands as part of the Honors Geology course. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

Manti preservation project

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A preservation project on the tabernacle in Manti, Utah, is offering a rare look at pioneer craftsmanship in one of the oldest LDS chapels still in use. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

Our grandfathers fought side by side

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Fifteen years ago, Randy and Donna Bristol discovered that their great-great-great- grandfathers fought together in the Civil War. Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

FamilySearch today facilitates as much as gathers family history

Over the years the role of the Family History Department of the Church has shifted dramatically, going from “an organization that spent all of our time gathering to an organization that spent a lot more time facilitating.” Read more »

Aug. 9, 2014

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