LDS Church News
President Uchtdorf got a look at the construction that is transforming the ruins of the Provo Tabernacle.
'Flood the earth': Elder Bednar urges LDS Church members to share gospel messages using social media
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 »
New requirements for seminary graduation are meant to “elevate learning” and better prepare students for lives of service and discipleship. Read more »
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 »
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 »
A write up of a presentation at BYU's annual Family History and Genealogy Conference. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president, shares a message titled, "The beginning of something wonderful." Read more »
LDS Scout utilizes Eagle Project to shed light on Colorado region's rich military and Mormon heritage. Read more »
Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks at BYU commencement: Disciples of Jesus Christ are defenders of marriage
Elder Russell M. Nelson speaks to graduates at the BYU summer commencement exercises held in the Marriott Center on August 14. Read more »
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 »
A new video on history.lds.org explores the origin of formal missionary service by women in this gospel dispensation. Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Fifteen years ago, Randy and Donna Bristol discovered that their great-great-great- grandfathers fought together in the Civil War. Read more »
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 »
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Putting a bright orange vest over his suit coat and wearing a hard hat, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf got an up-close look at the construction that is transforming the ruins of the Provo Tabernacle... Read more »
The Philadelphia Pennsylvania Temple is rising and changing the city’s skyline nearly three years after ground was broken in the historic downtown area. Read more »
Groundbreaking ceremony for the Meridian Idaho Temple held on August 23 included remarks from Elder David A. Bednar and Elder Kent F. Richards. Read more »
Notices of the deaths of members of the Church who have served in a general Church capacity. Read more »
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 »
The FamilySearch International Indexing Challenge of July 22 yielded not only a record in indexing participants but a number of success stories that flowed into the Family History Department. Read more »
Latter-day Saints impacted by Sabbath-day quake — no reports of injuries to members or missionaries. Read more »
Blessings are assured as we practice gospel basics such as prayer and scripture study. Read more »
Elder David E. Sorensen, 81, an emeritus General Authority since 2005, died Tuesday evening, August 26, 2014, at his home in San Juan Capistrano, California. Read more »
"The only way for us to be successful is to do it our way," said BYU athletic director, Tom Holmoe, during a single 50-minute session at the 2014 BYU education week. When we do things aligned with the Church and university, we succeed." Read more »
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 »
Taking a live poll from the audience about how people best feel the Spirit, Devin R Toma, assistant to the area director, U.S. East, Seminaries and Institutes, shared with youth and adults at BYU Education Week tips for receiving... Read more »
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