LDS Church News
Latter-day Saints gathered for general conference and sustained three new apostles on Oct. 3.
Sister Mary R. Durham of the Primary general presidency writes: "It is vital for our children to know and understand the truths taught in the proclamation on the family." Read more »
Baroness Emma Nicholson — a member of the UK House of Lords and founder and chair of AMAR, an international charity that helps communities in the Middle East faced with conflict — spoke... Read more »
Family History moment: "This experience taught me that although I thought I was too busy, the Spirit said, 'Go back and get those books,' so I did." Read more »
Elder Scott's mission call to Uruguay over 50 years ago was the first chapter in the apostle's storied connection to Latin America. Read more »
A ribbon cutting Sept. 29 signaled the reopening of the Church History Museum in downtown Salt Lake City after a year of renovation during which a new, standing Church history exhibit was unveiled... Read more »
President Nelson reflects on being an Apostle of the Lord, discusses possible announcement of 3 new apostles
"We are servants of the Lord. We are His agents and that means salvation and exaltation for the people who come under the sphere of His influence,” said President Russell M. Nelson of the... Read more »
Family, friends, community leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints across the globe paid tribute to Elder Richard G. Scott — a man of God for all seasons... Read more »
Staging an event the size of general conference is a major undertaking that requires careful planning both temporally and spiritually. Read more »
Sister Neill F. Marriott of the Young Women general presidency shares a message about the Mutual theme for 2016. Read more »
A capacity congregation of 21,000 women and girls age 8 and older filled the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City for the General Women’s Session. Read more »
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf speaks during the Women's Session of general conference held in the Conference Center on Sept. 26. Read more »
Sister Carol F. McConkie, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, said she is grateful to gather together with faithful women, who are “pure in heart, who love the Lord and... Read more »
“Our bodies are sacred gifts from our Heavenly Father,” Sister Linda S. Reeves of the Relief Society general presidency said during the Women’s Session of general conference held... Read more »
Speaking during the General Women’s Session of conference, Sister Wixom addressed the topic, “Discovering the Divinity Within.” Read more »
Two local LDS families, including nine children ages 5 to 18, helped Elder D. Todd Christofferson present activities members use to strengthen family ties during a presentation Thursday at the... Read more »
Historic refugee situation in Europe prompts Church response. Members, missionaries faring well in quake-weary Chile. Read more »
A year ago the Church asked seminary students to elevate their seminary experience — and the youth of the Church have risen to the occasion. Read more »
The power of stories of Latter-day Saints both old and new formed the basis of a lecture titled, "'The Power is in Them': How Church History Helps Latter-day Saints in Developing Countries," given... Read more »
President Thomas S. Monson shared an experience that illustrates the importance of speaking and teaching with the Spirit during his April, 1985, general conference address, "The Spirit Giveth LIfe." Read more »
Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the world. Read more »
Church News viewpoint emphasizes: “As we teach the gospel, we should humbly recognize that the Holy Ghost is the true teacher." Read more »
No matter where individuals are participating in general conference — whether from home, in the Conference Center or their local Church building — if they listen with a prayer of faith,... Read more »
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"As we make Christ the center of our lives, our fears will be replaced by the courage of convictions," declared President Thomas S. Monson in his Sunday morning conference address. Read more »
Summary for Sunday morning session of general conference Read more »
Sustained on the same day in 1984, Apostles Elder Russell M. Nelson and Dallin H. Oaks have become veteran, venerable leaders. Read more »
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve paid tribute to mothers and their selfless love for their children. Read more »
The First Presidency announced the release of three General Authority Seventies during the 185th Semiannual General Conference of the Oct. 3. Read more »
Speaking publicly for the first time since being sustained as new members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Elder Ronald A. Rasband, Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Dale G. Renlund... Read more »
President Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, in his Sunday morning conference address, invited the women of the Church to embrace their essential role in God's kingdom. Read more »
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf asked Latter-day Saints across the globe to “focus on ‘the simplicity that is in Christ’ (2 Corinthians 11:3) and allow His grace to lift and carry... Read more »
Church members across the globe sustained Elder Ronald A. Rasband, Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Dale G. Renlund as new members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Saturday afternoon. Read more »
The calling of three new apostles represents a continuous line of inspired special witnesses to the Lord and are an unmistakable message to Latter-day Saints of God’s love for His children... Read more »
Through studying, memorizing and thinking about verses of scripture, individuals provide an uplifting place for thoughts to go, Brother Devin G. Durrant of the Sunday School general presidency said. Read more »
Speaking to the “noble young adults” of the Church, Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared a message of faith to help them meet the challenges of... Read more »
Summaries of speakers in the Sunday afternoon session of general conference held in the Conference Center on Sunday, Oct. 4. Read more »
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, spoke Sunday afternoon on why older men "of great spiritual maturity" are called to serve in the senior leadership positions of the Church Read more »
God’s commandments are not given to frustrate His children or to become obstacles to their happiness, President Thomas S. Monson said in the priesthood session of general conference.... Read more »
Why does Jesus Christ use a church to carry out His and His Father’s work? That was the question asked and answered by Elder D. Todd Christofferson during his sermon in the Sunday afternoon... Read more »
“Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ is not something ethereal, floating loosely in the air,” said Elder Neil L. Anderson during the priesthood session of general conference. Read more »
The Holy Ghost can be a lifelong companion — offering guidance, comfort and discernment, President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, said in his Sunday morning... Read more »
“To effectively serve others, we must see them through a parent’s eyes, through Heavenly Father’s eyes,” said Elder Dale G. Renlund in his first address after being called... Read more »
Offering his first general conference address as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Elder Ronald A. Rasband said the words of a favorite Latter-day Saint hymn describe his feelings: "I... Read more »
Changes to the Presidency of the Seventy announced after Elder Ronald A. Rasband's call to the Quorum of the Twelve. Read more »
Elder Keetch spoke on how God's commandments can seem to be restrictive when they are actually protective during the Sunday afternoon session of the 185th Semiannual General Conference. Read more »
Elder Larry R. Lawrence of the Seventy spoke on continual improvement during the Saturday morning session of the 185th Semiannual General Conference on Oct. 3. Read more »
In her remarks Saturday morning, Sister Neill F. Marriott, second counselor in the Young Women general presidency, shared the family motto chosen by her, her husband and children, “It will... Read more »
Sister Carole M. Stephens, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, began her remarks Sunday afternoon by relating an experience she had driving down the street with her 3-year-old... Read more »
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