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Renderings Released for Four Temples in Western US

Renderings Released for Four Temples in Western US

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released exterior renderings showing the planned designs for four previously announced temples: Yorba Linda, California; Grand Junction, Colorado; Burley, Idaho; and Elko, Nevada. The locations of the four temples have previously been announced. Groundbreaking dates have not been announced. Yorba Linda, California A site map with construction details has been previously released. Grand Junction, …

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Elder Renlund Discusses How We Can Achieve Lifelong Conversion to Christ

Elder Renlund Discusses How We Can Achieve Lifelong Conversion to Christ

What is the secret to remaining faithful to Jesus Christ throughout one’s life? In a devotional address Tuesday morning at the Marriott Center at Brigham Young University, Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said the key is to “engage with the doctrine of Christ.” The Apostle stressed that this is “not intended as a one-time …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Pocatello Idaho Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Pocatello Idaho Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the first interior photos of the Pocatello Idaho Temple as the public open house gets underway.   The temple sits high on the eastern foothills of Pocatello. The exterior is a light gray granite. The sacred structure is a streamlined classical architec­ture design and is patterned after other temples as …

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Coordinated Response by the Thousands for Hurricane Ida Victims

Coordinated Response by the Thousands for Hurricane Ida Victims

Hurricane Ida came ashore the Louisiana coast on August 29, 2021, with sustained winds up to 150 mph, downing trees, crushing homes and causing power outages for more than a million people. Yet, by week’s end, thousands of volunteers from throughout the region, including Helping Hands from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, were in place and helping …

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Elder Dean M. Davies Dies at Age 69

Elder Dean M. Davies Dies at Age 69

With tender feelings, the Church has announced that Elder Dean M. Davies of the Seventy died after an extended battle with cancer Tuesday night in North Salt Lake, Utah. He was 69. Elder Davies is survived by his wife, Darla, their five children and 17 grandchildren. Elder Davies was called to be a General Authority Seventy at the October 2020 general conference. …

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