LDS Church LDS Church en-us Copyright 2014, Deseret News Publishing Company Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:00:01 MDT Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:13:33 MDT Newspapers LDS Church says 'Happy Mother's Day' with campaign on motherhood With a new, two-minute video titled "It Was Mom," the LDS Church launched a Mother's Day social media campaign Wednesday... Thu, 08 May 2014 15:40:00 MDT Elder Ballard becomes first apostle to tweet, others are following Elder M. Russell Ballard and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, both of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, sent a "tweet" to followers... Fri, 09 May 2014 13:30:00 MDT Elder Holland tweets now, too: 'Being with missionaries is the greatest' Two days after Elder M. Russell Ballard became the first apostle in the LDS Church to tweet, a fellow member of the Quorum of... Wed, 07 May 2014 22:28:12 MDT LDS Church releases Mother's Day video In honor of Mother's Day, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a video and a page Wednesday as... Wed, 07 May 2014 16:40:00 MDT President Uchtdorf dedicates Florida's 2nd temple Coverage of the May 4, 2014, dedication of the Fort Lauderdale Florida Temple. Wed, 07 May 2014 12:38:01 MDT 10 remarkable women in LDS Church history In honor of Mother's Day and women everywhere, here is a look at 10 remarkable women in LDS Church history. Wed, 07 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT Elder Ballard becomes first LDS apostle to tweet Going by the Twitter handle @M_RBallard, Elder M. Russell Ballard sent a tweet Sunday night, becoming the first member of the... Tue, 06 May 2014 11:50:00 MDT Utah leaders offer mixed reaction on prayer in public square Local leaders react to a Supreme Court of the United States ruling that allows religion-specific prayers in government... Mon, 05 May 2014 18:57:48 MDT Utah family serves LDS mission together, inspires others Elder David and Sister Margene Lake, along with their two special needs daughters, currently serve as FamilySearch... Mon, 05 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT California members in Orange County make meals for 100,000 More than 800 members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Orange County came together with the community to... Mon, 05 May 2014 02:00:00 MDT In our opinion: Religious freedom is the key to harnessing the positive social role of faith When it comes to the influence of religion in everyday lives, Americans have among the world’s most positive feelings.... Sat, 03 May 2014 16:35:16 MDT LDS World: The blessings of membership in Jesus Christ's church Membership in Christ's church gives us access to priesthood power and the privilege of making eternal covenants with God. It... Sun, 04 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT Elder Clayton M. Christensen and daughter discuss new approaches to missionary work at Women's Conference Elder Clayton M. Christensen and his daughter Ann share their experiences surrounding missionary work and encourage audience... Fri, 02 May 2014 12:45:00 MDT How Mormons build temples, step-by-step guide The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a video, an infographic and a detailed text description of its... Thu, 01 May 2014 17:45:00 MDT Samuelson departs after proving he fit at BYU after all Cecil O. Samuelson completes his 11-year run as BYU's 12th president today after proving that, despite his background as a... Thu, 01 May 2014 07:15:00 MDT 'Visible as a beacon': Oakland Temple celebrates 50th year of service The Oakland California Temple, dedicated in 1964, is in its 50th year of service. Thu, 01 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT New Harmony: Foxes in the henhouse It was the late Truman Madsen who said when secular writers examine spiritual experience, they grasp everything except the... Thu, 01 May 2014 05:00:00 MDT Elder Jeffrey R. Holland surprises youth in Florida Last week during a trip to Florida, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve made a surprise visit to more than... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:33:01 MDT What's new: 'Gathering As One' shares photos, history of Tabernacle on Temple Square "Gathering As One: The History of the Mormon Tabernacle in Salt Lake City" by Elwin C. Robison is a detailed book about one... Wed, 30 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT LDS Church clarifies survey question on same-sex attraction The LDS Church reworded a question on same-sex attraction in a survey it is conducting of church members between the ages of... Tue, 29 Apr 2014 22:05:54 MDT New MTC expansion plans revealed by LDS Church Preliminary plans for expansion of the LDS Church's Provo MTC include a new drive where parents and family will drop off... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 20:20:00 MDT USA Today: Provo is the nation’s happiest town, but is it worth visiting? USA Today writer Jayne Clark takes a look at what makes Provo the city with the highest overall sense of well-being in the... Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:35:00 MDT Orange County Saints remember the Mormon Battalion When Brigham Young asked men to join the Mormon Battalion in 1846, he promised that their sacrifice would never be forgotten.... Sun, 27 Apr 2014 09:00:00 MDT Utah Democrats pick ex-S.L. County Mayor Peter Corroon as party chairman Utah Democrats elected a familiar face to lead their party Saturday — former Salt Lake County Mayor Peter Corroon. Sat, 26 Apr 2014 15:44:46 MDT Book review: Globetrotter finds love in Jackson Hole in LDS conversion novel Elizabeth is in her late 20s and has left no stone unturned; she’s adventurous and has made a career of fashion and... Sat, 26 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT Rare Mormon coins bring in millions of dollars at auction An auction of rare Mormon gold coins made in 1849 was completed Thursday and the sale amounts were eye-popping. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 22:28:37 MDT LDS Church announces Ogden Utah Temple rededication dates The Odgen Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be rededicated Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 15:35:00 MDT LDS FamilySearch donates $1.5 million to Philly museum More than 3 million people use FamilySearch records and services each month. The organization now has more than 3.5 billion... Thu, 24 Apr 2014 19:35:00 MDT Normons: A site to prove just how normal Mormons are Rebbie Groesbeck doesn't claim to know everything about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but as a Mormon... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 06:00:00 MDT Tips for living: Emotional support for those who are single Whether by divorce, death of a spouse or never being married at all, there are challenges to being single. Here are some tips... Wed, 23 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT LDS Easter video viewed over 5 million times The video at the center of the LDS Church's Holy Week social media campaign doubled its reach over the weekend. "Because of... Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:45:00 MDT Easter: A time of renewal and unity Local Christian congregations meet together in celebration of Jesus Christ. Sat, 19 Apr 2014 14:33:18 MDT 'Because of Him': LDS video on Christ surpasses 2.6 million YouTube views An Easter video at the center of a major LDS Church media campaign this week is nearing 3 million views on YouTube, a number... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:35:00 MDT Emergency prep fair slated for Davis communities Fruit Heights City will be hosting a Tri-City Emergency Preparedness Fair for residents of Farmington, Kaysville and Fruit... Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:58:29 MDT The story behind the missionary reality TV show, 'The District' The story behind "Preach My Gospel" DVDs "The District 1" and "The District 2" has never been told — until now. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:00:00 MDT Texas seizes FLDS Church's secluded ranch The secluded Texas ranch where followers of imprisoned polygamist Warren Jeffs lived in near isolation was seized by state... Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:55:00 MDT At UVU, Elder Oaks sees hope despite 'alarming' religious liberty trends Giving his first legal lecture in 29 years, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the LDS Church spoke at UVU's Constitutional Symposium... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 MDT Atheists, Mormon scholars talk religion Two groups came together Wednesday night to create understanding between groups commonly seen as oppositional. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:00:00 MDT LDS convert and influential friend reunite after 55 years After 55 years of praying and searching, David Einfeldt reconnected with the young man who first introduced him to the LDS... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:55:00 MDT In our opinion: An immigration opportunity President Obama and faith leaders on Tuesday pledged to urge Congress to act on immigration reform as soon as possible. And... Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:25:47 MDT LDS Church reaffirms stance on immigration The LDS Church issued a statement reaffirming its stance on immigration laws on today. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:40:00 MDT New General Authorities, Sunday School presidency Biographical information on newly called General Authorities and the Sunday School general presidency. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:10:00 MDT BYU basketball: Future Cougar hoop stars serving LDS missions throughout the world BYU's future basketball stars are — and soon will be — scattered across the globe serving LDS missions. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:20:00 MDT LDS Church releases YouTube video as part of Easter initiative The video is part of an LDS Church initiative that aims to help people learn more about Jesus Christ during the time between... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 08:30:00 MDT Book review: ‘The Temple Experience’ encourages soul-searching With a background in psychology, Wendy Ulrich focuses on how basic LDS temple teachings can be looked at in a personal way,... Sun, 13 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT LDS Business College graduates urged to write their own story Graduates from LDS Business College heard messages about how to share the light they have gained through education. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 17:39:36 MDT LDS Church releases update on missionaries in Ukraine The Church of Jesus of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released an update April 11 at 8 a.m. regarding missionaries serving... Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:20:00 MDT LDS Church meetings held every day of the week in Hong Kong Where are LDS Church meetings held most frequently in the world? And why? Fri, 11 Apr 2014 06:00:00 MDT Internet users either hot or cold when it comes to religion A recent study suggests Internet use can make people less religious, but church groups' online activities and Pew research... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:20:00 MDT Former Soviet gold medal-winning gymnast finds opportunity, LDS Church in the U.S. In 1996, Rustam Sharipov received his second Olympic gold medal in gymanstics and was at the pinnacle of his career. Four... Thu, 10 Apr 2014 05:00:00 MDT