LDS Church News
Elder Cook reported that the faithful Church members are receiving the blessings of the gospel.
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf counsels young cast members to 'Come Unto Christ.' Read more »
For the past 38 years, Church and community members have gathered together to open the annual "Festival of Lights" outside the Washington D.C. Temple and visitors' center. Read more »
In our congregations at this time of year we sing of the wise men who, “with wondering awe,” saw and followed the star that signaled the birth of the Christ Child. Read more »
The First Presidency announced on Dec. 9 the groundbreakings of the Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple in Africa and the Barranquilla Colombia Temple in South America, which will be... Read more »
Framed by warm Pacific Ocean breezes and festively lighted palm trees, diplomats, dignitaries and interfaith leaders gathered with LDS Church public affairs officials for a trio of special events... Read more »
Rey Johnson shares a memory from caroling at the home of President J. Reuben Clark. Read more »
If men do not comprehend the character of God, they do not comprehend themselves, Robert L. Millet declared Dec. 3, at the annual Truman G. Madsen Lecture on Eternal Man. Read more »
On Dec. 8, the Church released a statement on the importance of religious freedom for people of all religions, using statements made by the Prophet Joseph Smith. Read more »
Youth worldwide are invited to participate in the Church’s next live Face to Face event with special guests Elder Ronald A. Rasband, Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson and Brother Stephen W. Owen on... Read more »
Bishop Chris Waddell of the Presiding Bishopric shares the experience he and his family had as they spent Christmas Eve handing out blankets to people in need. Read more »
Smiling faces. Optimistic attitudes. Devotion to family. Gospel faithfulness. These are just a few phrases Elder Neil A. Andersen, Elder Dale G. Renlund and Elder Richard J. Maynes used to... Read more »
Each evening until Dec. 21 members from the London England Hyde Park Stake are portraying a live Nativity scene outside the Hyde Park Chapel as part of the Church's worldwide initiative "A Savior... Read more »
Sister Mary R. Durham of the Primary general presidency shares a special Christmas memory. Read more »
Tens of thousands of Latter-day Saints celebrated the beginning of the Christmas season Sunday evening, Dec. 6, through messages provided by Church leaders. Read more »
The heavenly charge given to shepherds abiding in a field to ‘Fear not,’ is one applied to us today, Elder L. Whitney Clayton of the Presidency of the Seventy taught during the First... Read more »
More than five years after President Thomas S. Monson announced plans for a temple in Lisbon, Portugal, the ceremonial groundbreaking of the country’s first temple was held Dec. 5. Read more »
As the Christmas season envelops us with all its glory, may we, as did the Wise Men, seek a bright, particular star to guide us to our Christmas opportunity in service to our fellowman," the First... Read more »
In chapels, in homes and as individuals, “we can find peace,” said Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, speaking to Latter-day Saints in the Middle East during a recent visit. Read more »
Elder Ronald A. Rasband was inspired by the devotion and capacity of Indian and Pakistani members. Read more »
In its 36th year, the Mesa Arizona Temple Christmas lights display is an annual tradition for many families. The lights are on 5-10 p.m. each evening through Thursday, Dec. 31. Read more »
As part of a recent assignment, Elder Quentin L. Cook conducted a review of the Church’s South America South Area; held priesthood leadership conferences, member devotionals, and missionary... Read more »
Seven new visitors' center directors and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. With the exception of Dale and Brenda Bradford who began their service in October, they will begin... Read more »
Elder Larry Y. Wilson speaks to Brigham Young University students during a campus devotional on Dec. 1. Read more »
Because of a woman she met as a missionary during the Christmas season of 1985, an LDS woman reflects on a year that is indelibly etched in her mind as a favorite of the Christmas season's memories. Read more »
My wife, Julie, and I ... asked our children ... if they could tell us what gifts they had received the previous Christmas. We weren’t too surprised when none of our children could remember... Read more »
How do we "move in close" to be near the Savior at Christmastime and throughout the year? With busy schedules and long to-do lists, it takes deliberate action and focus. Read more »
As in all majority Christian nations of Africa, Christmas in Kenya is a time of celebration, rejoicing and re-connecting with family. Read more »
Open house at Mexico's 13th temple allows members to build friendships, share beliefs. Read more »
Crowds filled Temple Square the Friday after Thanksgiving for the moment the switch was flipped to turn on the Christmas lights for the first time this year, on Nov. 27. Read more »
The final year in the life of the Prophet Joseph Smith is documented in the latest release in the Joseph Smith Papers, published by the Church Historian’s Press. Read more »
Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the world. Read more »
President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, rededicated the Montreal Quebec Temple on Nov. 22 as a sanctuary and a place of service. Read more »
"Give thanks in all things," Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles counseled missionaries at the Provo Missionary Training Center on Thanksgiving Day. Read more »
The Church is working with several "wonderful" partners to help address the needs of refugees in Europe, said Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Read more »
When it comes to genealogy, I have been greatly blessed. I know that miracles happen. Read more »
Alma put our role as learners in its proper perspective: “the preacher was no better than the hearer, neither was the teacher any better than the learner; and thus they were all equal" (Alma... Read more »
Many have made remarkable sacrifices to be sealed to their families and claim the blessings of the Lord's temples. Read more »
"American Chronicles" offers well-rounded glimpse into lifework of one of America's most beloved artists. Read more »
Elder M. Russell Ballard and Elder Craig C. Christensen saw first-hand the dedication of volunteers who are helping refugees fleeing Syria and other nations. Read more »
Sister Neill F. Marriott of the Young Women general presidency and Sister Cheryl A. Esplin of the Primary general presidency visited Hong Kong, Cambodia and Mongolia from Nov. 8-13. Read more »
Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Ruth Renlund, will lead the lineup for RootsTech Family Discovery Day on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at the Salt Palace... Read more »
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and Bishop Gérald R. Caussé, the LDS Church’s presiding bishop, talk about Joan of Arc in a new BYUtv docudrama. Read more »
Eight new missionary training center presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in January. Read more »
President Russell M. Nelson dedicates new chapel located just blocks away from the nation's capitol building in Washington, D.C. Read more »
The newly renovated Montreal Quebec Temple stands as a tribute to the rich and diverse history of Montreal and the pioneering Latter-day Saints who built the Church in Quebec’s largest... Read more »
“We are celebrating the rededication tomorrow of the beautiful Montreal Quebec Temple of God,” said President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, moments before... Read more »
Although their names aren’t included in the official list, four women can be added as additional witnesses of the physical reality and divine process Joseph Smith went through in the... Read more »
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