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Graduates and Families Reminded Not to Take Counsel from Fears

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke to graduates of BYU-Hawaii during Commencement. The 270 multinational students and their families were told to not let fears rule their lives, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ should be the controlling force instead. […]

Texas Lake Cleaned by 400 Members of Mormon Helping Hands

Members of the Austin Texas Stake spruced up Pflugervile Lake in just a few hours. They picked pu trash, cleared cattails and willows from around the boat ramp, and stained wooden trash containers. The workers also planted 40 trees and stained wooden trash containers. Recreation director for the City of Pflugerville Parks and Recreation, Jim […]

Mormon Channel Features Free Audio Programs

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made available a website with free, uplifting, and informative audio programming. features “Conversations,, which includes interviews of General Authorities and other members of the Church. Other programming focuses on families, the needs of children and youth, and inspiring true stories. All programming is free of […]

LDS Church Members Help with Hurricane Recovery

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) gathered up emergency supplies before Hurricane Sandy made landfall. Food, water, blankets, hygiene kits, shovels, tarps, cleaning supplies, and chainsaws have been made available to affected communities. Missionaries serving in the New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, as well as local Church members, are helping […]

New Minimum Age for Missionary Service Announced

Thomas S. Monson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced that worthy and able young men aged 18 years will be able to serve missions. They must have already graduated high school. Young women 19 and older will also be able to serve. These changes are optional. as spiritual and financial […]

Groundbreaking for New Temple in Indiana

September 29th saw the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Indianapolis Indiana Temple. There are currently 139 temples in operation around the world, but this is the first temple in that state. The ceremony was conducted by Elder Donald L. Hallstrom, and fulfilled an announcement made by President Thomas S. Monson in the October 2010 general […]

Brigham City Temple Dedicated

On September 23rd, Latter-day Saints all over the world celebrated the dedication of the temple in Brigham City, Utah. It is the fourteenth temple in the state, and many wards cancelled regular church services on that day so their members could attend the ceremony in person or via satellite. The dedication was performed by Elder […]

General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints October 6-7

General officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will speak to the members on Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7. The live broadcast is available in a variety of ways, including: Through local Church meetinghouses. Internet broadcast of video and audio in 16 languages at English video and audio at, Mormon Channel […]

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Partners with U.S. Navy for Humanitarian Work

Volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are being sought for Continuing Promise 2013. This program will provide medical humanitarian services to those in the Caribbean and Central America. Based on the USNS Comfort Hospital Ship, participants will provide medical care for those in need. Click here to read more about the […]

Mormon Apostle in Faith and Politics Discussion at Notre Dame

Dallin H. Oaks, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was a participant in a forum at Notre Dame. Conviction and Compromise: Being a Person of Faith in a Liberal Democracy also included panelists from four other faiths. Elder Oaks emphasized the political neutrality of the Church […]