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Elder Holland Gives Parents Advice on Implementing Home-Centered Church

Elder Holland Gives Parents Advice on Implementing Home-Centered Church

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared an important message on social media encouraging parents who may be worried about increasing gospel learning in the home. “I wish to share a message with you parents as you consider how to implement the emphasis on …

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Watch the FOUR New Light the World Videos Here

Watch the FOUR New Light the World Videos Here

A global Christmas initiative launched by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourages people around the world to serve others during the holiday season. The “Light the World” campaign, now in its third year, runs through the end of December 2018. This year’s theme, “Give as He Gave,” invites people to follow the example of the Savior Jesus …

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British Prime Minister Receives Family History from Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

British Prime Minister Receives Family History from Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May was presented her personal family history by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a Member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (21 November).  During a meeting at the UK Parliament in London, Elder Holland was joined by his wife Sister Patricia T. Holland and Elder Alan T.  …

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Construction of Urdaneta Philippines Temple Will Begin in January 2019

Construction of Urdaneta Philippines Temple Will Begin in January 2019

The official groundbreaking ceremony for the Urdaneta Philippines Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will preside at the event. Attendance will be by invitation and the proceedings will be transmitted via the internet to designated Church meetinghouses throughout …

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President Nelson Addresses Life’s Challenges During Texas Devotional

President Nelson Addresses Life’s Challenges During Texas Devotional

“Each person here tonight — in fact, everyone — lives with challenges,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at a Sunday devotional in San Antonio, Texas. “This period of our mortal probation is studded with challenging issues. They can be physical, spiritual or both.” “Some challenges come to us from accidents beyond …

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Church Helps Provide Comfort and Aid to California Fire Victims

Church Helps Provide Comfort and Aid to California Fire Victims

In the aftermath of the deadliest fire in California history, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are reaching out to those who need help. Several hundred people gathered Saturday morning at a warehouse in Oroville, California, to fill 5,000 food boxes for victims of the Camp Fire. That fire heavily damaged the town of Paradise and …

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Sister Joy Jones and Sister Bonnie Cordon Get to Know the People of the Pacific

Sister Joy Jones and Sister Bonnie Cordon Get to Know the People of the Pacific

Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary General President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women General President, are visiting four nations in the South Pacific this month—Australia, Vanuatu, Tonga and New Zealand. They are being accompanied by their respective husbands, Robert Jones, and Derek Cordon, as well as members of the Pacific …

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Church Announces Changes to Recommendation Process for Young Missionaries

Church Announces Changes to Recommendation Process for Young Missionaries

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes to the recommendation process for young missionary candidates. These expanded opportunities will allow more young people to serve as missionaries in various capacities that meet their personal needs or circumstances. A letter was sent to Church leaders on November 16 to share these changes.    Beginning January 2, 2019, all …

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First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Join Instagram

First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Join Instagram

All senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints now have Instagram accounts to help them “share the light of Jesus Christ and personal experiences that have taught them more about the principles of the gospel.” By joining the social media platform, which now has over 1 billion users worldwide, the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve, including prophet and …

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Dedication Dates Announced for the Haiti Temple

Dedication Dates Announced for the Haiti Temple

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced dates for the open house, youth devotional and dedication for the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple. The free public open house for the Haiti Temple will begin Saturday, April 20, and go through Saturday, May 4, 2019, except for the Sundays of April 21 and 28. A youth …

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