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For the Strength of Youth Conferences Postponed Until 2021

Major Organizational Changes Announced to Strengthen Youth

Due to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, For the Strength of Youth (FSY) conferences scheduled to be held in the U.S. and Canada in 2020 have been postponed until 2021. Stakes invited to attend FSY conferences in 2020 will now attend in 2021. An updated schedule of FSY conferences to be held in the U.S. and Canada in …

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New Temple Ceremonial Clothing Launch Delayed

In an update from the Church Newsroom, the launch of the new temple ceremonial clothing, originally scheduled for March 31, 2020, has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Church will make the new ceremonial clothing available through the online store and retail outlets at a later date. The new temple ceremonial clothing was announced in January through a …

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Details About the Dubai, UAE Temple Released

Details About the Dubai, UAE Temple Released

A temple in Dubai—the first temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Middle East—will serve thousands of Latter-day Saints living in two stakes in the Gulf States and a number of member districts in the Middle East, northern Africa, eastern Europe, and western Asia. This historic temple announcement is a direct answer to fervent prayers offered …

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Church Launches New Easter Initiative & Video

Church Launches New Easter Initiative & Video

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting people to follow Jesus Christ and #HearHim during the Easter season. The weeklong initiative runs through the Holy Week, which ends on Easter Sunday. “Our efforts to hear Him need to be ever more intentional,” said President Russell M. Nelson during his general conference talk on Sunday morning. “It takes …

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8 New Temples Announced, Including Shanghai Temple

New Temples Announced

In the concluding session of the 190th Annual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced eight new temples: Bahia Blanca, Argentina Tallahassee, Florida Lubanboshi, Democratic Republic Congo Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Benin City, Nigeria Syracuse, Utah Dubai, United Arab Emirates Shanghai, People’s Republic of China Regarding the Shanghai Temple, President Nelson said, “Expatriate and Chinese congregations will continue to meet separately. The …

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The New Symbol of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The New Symbol of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

In the Saturday Evening session of the 190th Annual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson revealed a new symbol to help represent the focus of Jesus Christ at the center of the Church.   This new emblem emphasizes the name of Jesus Christ and His central role in all the Church does. The name of the Church is contained within …

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Meet Your New Young Men’s General Presidency

President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the call of a new Young Men’s General Presidency. Brother Steven J. Lund is the new president, with Brother Ahmad Corbitt and Brother Bradley (Brad) R. Wilcox as his counselors. Brother Steven J. Lund, 66, was raised in Santa Rosa and Long …

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President Nelson Announces Solemn Assembly & Hosanna Shout

President Nelson Announces Solemn Assembly & Hosanna Shout

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Saturday morning, April 4, 2020, that a portion of the Sunday morning session of general conference will become a worldwide solemn assembly when he leads the Saints in the Hosanna Shout. “We pray that this conference will be memorable and unforgettable because of the messages you …

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How to Watch the April 2020 General Conference

How to Watch the April 2020 General Conference

Here’s how you can tune into the 190th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5  All times are in Mountain Daylight Time. Saturday Morning Session: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Saturday Afternoon Session: 2:00–4:00 p.m. Saturday Evening Session: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday Morning Session: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Sunday Afternoon Session: 2:00–4:00 …

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