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Prophet Brings ‘Spirit of Aloha’ to Pacific Ministry Stop in Hawaii

Prophet Brings ‘Spirit of Aloha’ to Pacific Ministry Stop in Hawaii

President Russell M. Nelson, the prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, began his nine-day Pacific ministry with a visit to Kona, Hawaii Thursday. Hundreds of Hawaiian Latter-day Saints greeted President Nelson and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Susan, at a …

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New Sacred Garments for Latter-day Saint Men Released

New Sacred Garments for Latter-day Saint Men Released

After a significant wait period, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced new sacred garment styles for men. The new garment style is Stretch Cotton and features a 95 percent cotton and 5 percent spandex blend. According to the news release on ChurchofJesusChrist.org, the shorter sleeves, a soft elastic waistband with a lower rise, supportive brief style bottom, …

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Church Releases Tribute to Mothers, “You Are Enough”

Church Releases Tribute to Mothers, "You Are Enough"

To celebrate Mother’s Day, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a new video entitled “You Are Enough.” “Motherhood can feel like participating in a race without a finish line: slow at times, frantic at others, exhausting and exhilarating all at once,” the video description reads. “No matter your circumstances, Heavenly Father promises blessings as you participate …

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Here’s the Most Requested Song for the New Church Hymnbook

Here's The Most Requested Song for the New Church Hymnbook

In June 2018, major upcoming revisions to the official Church hymnbook and Children’s Songbook were announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Ronald A. Rasband spoke of the new music collection, which is set to be created over the next few years. “We recognize the power that sacred music has to unify the members of the …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Renovated Oakland Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Renovated Oakland Temple

The public is invited to tour the newly renovated Oakland California Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The open house will take place Saturday, May 11, through Saturday June 1, but will be closed on Sundays (May 12, 19 and 26). Reservations for free tours can be made through templeopenhouse.ChurchofJesusChrist.org. The temple, located at 4770 Lincoln Ave. …

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Church Removes 1-Year Wait After Civil Marriages

Church Removes 1-Year Wait After Civil Marriages

Featured image by Brenna Hoffman. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday that a civil marriage between a man and a woman will no longer necessitate waiting a year for that couple to be to married (or sealed) in a temple. The change means Latter-day Saint couples can look forward to a temple …

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Rededication Dates Announced for Two US Temples

Rededication Dates Announced for Two US Temples

The dates for open houses and rededications have been released for the Raleigh North Carolina and the Baton Rouge Louisiana Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Both temples will have only one rededicatory session. Raleigh North Carolina Temple The public may tour the Raleigh North Carolina Temple from September 21 through September 28, 2019, except for …

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Church Hosts First Ever Sister-to-Sister Broadcast

Church Hosts First Ever Sister-to-Sister Broadcast

The general presidents of the Relief Society, Young Women and Primary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints answered questions during a live worldwide broadcast originating from Brigham Young University. The Sister-to-Sister event, held on Friday morning, May 3, 2019, was part of the annual BYU Women’s Conference, held on the Provo, Utah campus. Sister Jean B. Bingham, …

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Church Releases Update on New Initiative for Children and Youth

Church Releases Update on New Initiative for Children and Youth

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is moving forward on its new global initiative for children and youth that will become available to millions of Latter-day Saint children and youth beginning in 2020. The initiative will provide children, youth, families and leaders personalized opportunities to grow spiritually, socially, physically and intellectually through meaningful activities, service, gospel learning and …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Fortaleza Brazil Temple

The public is invited to visit the newly completed Fortaleza Brazil Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The free tours begin April 27 and go through May 18, 2019, except for Sundays, April 28, May 5 and 12. After the open house is concluded, the temple will be dedicated Sunday, June 2, and a devotional for …

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