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President Monson to No Longer Attend Meetings, LDS Church Announces

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Tuesday, May 23: Because of limitations incident to his age, President Monson is no longer attending meetings at the Church offices on a regular basis. He communicates and confers with his counselors on matters as needed. President Monson is grateful that the work …

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LDS First Presidency Announces Mission Merge in Russia

LDS First Presidency Announces Mission Merge in Russia

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Saturday regarding the merging of two missions in Russia: The First Presidency announces that effective July 1, the Russia Vladivostok Mission will merge with the Russia Novosibirsk Mission. Doing so requires fewer volunteers to staff the combined mission. In anticipation of this change, …

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The Paris France LDS Temple is Dedicated

The Paris France LDS Temple is Dedicated

News Release from Mormon Newsroom President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Paris France Temple on Sunday, May 21, 2017. It’s the first temple in France and the 156th temple in the world.     Prior to the dedication, President Eyring conducted the symbolic ceremony that …

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LDS Church Splits from Boy Scout Varsity and Venturing Programs

LDS Church Splits from Boy Scout Varsity and Venturing Programs

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on May 11, 2017, announced significant changes to the activity program for young men ages 14–18. Listed below are several questions and responses media and others may have regarding this change. The change affects young men in the United States and Canada. Though the answers below are specific …

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Elder Clark Shares Lessons From Joseph Smith’s Life

Elder Clark Shares Lessons From Joseph Smith’s Life

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Young Latter-day Saint adults face many of the challenges the Prophet Joseph Smith experienced when he was a young man. That’s what Elder Kim B. Clark of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said in the Worldwide Broadcast for Young Adults, Sunday, May 7, 2017. The broadcast originated in the …

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Relief Society General Presidency Shares Insights at BYU Women’s Conference

Relief Society General Presidency Shares Insights at BYU Women’s Conference

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “As those who know me well are aware, my story is quite ordinary,” said Sister Jean B. Bingham, general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sister Bingham and her counselors, Sister Sharon Eubank and Sister I. Reyna Aburto, were together on the Brigham Young University campus in …

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President Eyring Tells Graduates to Focus on ‘Happiness That Lasts’

President Eyring Tells Graduates to Focus on ‘Happiness That Lasts’

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Pursuing formal education, lifelong learning and increased capacity to accomplish things are all important aspects of the good life, but none is more satisfying and eternally relevant than helping and lifting others. That was President Henry B. Eyring’s message to Utah Valley University’s (UVU) 2017 graduating class of more than 5,000 students on Thursday, May …

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Trump’s Executive Order Won’t Change LDS Church’s Stance on Political Neutrality

Trump's Executive Order Won't Change LDS Church's Stance on Political Neutrality

Featured Image | Evan Vucci, Associated Press On Thursday, May 4, President Donald Trump signed an executive order that eased political restrictions on churches. It coincided with the National Day of Prayer. According to Deseret News, The order does not change any existing laws but allows faith leaders “to more freely endorse political candidates from the pulpit” as well as …

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Young Adults: Join Elder Kim B. Clark for May 7 Worldwide Devotional

Young Adults: Join Elder Kim B. Clark for May 7 Worldwide Devotional

On Sunday, May 7, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. MDT, Elder Kim B. Clark will address young adults in a worldwide devotional. Elder Clark is a member of the Seventy and also serves as the Commissioner of the Church Educational System. Watch his personal invitation below, where he discusses some of his goals for the devotional and how young adults can …

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LDS Church Implements New Worldwide Communication System

LDS Church Implements New Worldwide Communication System

As announced through LDS.org, the Church is implementing a new worldwide system to improve communications between the General Authorities of the Church and stake and ward leaders. In the past, official letters from the First Presidency, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and the Presiding Bishopric were sent through the traditional mail system. Members of the Church may recognize these …

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