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Latter-day Saint Leaders Honor Pioneers of Past and Present

Latter-day Saint Leaders Honor Pioneers of Past and Present

Each July 24th, Latter-day Saints in Utah and around the world celebrate Pioneer Day, an official holiday that the U.S. state celebrates to commemorate the first group of the faith’s pioneers that arrived in the Salt Lake Valley nearly 175 years ago. Church Newsroom and other media outlets recently spent time with several of the faith’s leaders at This Is …

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A Message from the First Presidency on Changes to the Temple Endowment

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following message on Monday, July 20, 2020, about changes to the temple endowment ceremony: The sacred teachings, promises, and ceremonies of the temple are of ancient origin, and point God’s children to Him as they make further covenants and learn more about His plan, including the …

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President Ballard Emphasizes the Need for Quiet Moments to #HearHim

President Ballard Emphasizes the Need for Quiet Moments to #HearHim

President M. Russell Ballard, acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, has added his witness about connecting with Christ in the latest #HearHim video. “Since the early days of my life, I have sought to hear the voice of the Lord and understand His guiding hand in my life. In this video, I share a defining moment in …

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Eliza R. Snow Discourses Published Online

Eliza R. Snow Discourses Published Online

The complete discourses of Eliza R. Snow, a prominent pioneer and women’s leader in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are being published online. The documents are posted on a new website, “The Discourses of Eliza R. Snow.” The content is available to the public at no cost. The Church Historian’s Press project marks the first time …

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Elder Uchtdorf Addresses COVID-19, Says “Don’t Mask Your Heart”

Elder Uchtdorf Addresses COVID-19 Struggles, Says "Don't Mask Your Heart"

Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, has penned an open letter to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The letter addresses the struggles of COVID-19 and some of the ways heart connections can still be made. Read the full letter below.  During this time of uncertainties because of COVID-19, Harriet and I greatly …

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Restoration Face to Face Announced with Elder & Sister Rasband

Restoration Face to Face Announced with Elder & Sister Rasband

Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Sister Melanie Rasband invite young adults worldwide to join them September 13 for a live Face to Face broadcast from the Sacred Grove in Palmyra, New York. My dear young adult friends, like you, I have felt the effects …

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Rendering of Orem Temple Released, Groundbreaking Date Announced

Rendering of Orem Temple Released, Grounbreaking Date Announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreaking dates for the Orem Utah Temple, as well as a rendering of the exterior. The ceremony will be held Saturday, September 5, 2020. Elder Craig C. Christensen, Utah Area President will preside at the event. Attendance at the site is by invitation only. The new temple will be …

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Exterior Rendering Released for Mendoza Argentina Temple

Exterior Rendering Released for Mendoza Argentina Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the exterior rendering showing the planned design of the Mendoza Argentina Temple. The temple, which was announced in October 2018 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built along Avenida Champagnat between Calle Dr. Pose and Calle Dr. Coni E. Plans call for a temple of approximately 21,000 square feet. …

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Elder Stevenson Reflects on His Father, Shares How He Hears Christ

Elder Stevenson Reflects on His Father, Shares How He Hears Christ

In the latest release of the “How I Hear Him” video series, and in honor of Father’s Day, Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles highlights an experience from his childhood when his father taught him a powerful lesson about hearing the voice of the Lord through the Holy Ghost. Elder Stevenson shared the video on …

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