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First Presidency Honors the Life of US President George H. W. Bush

First Presidency Honors the Life of US President George H. W. Bush

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Saturday after the death of former U.S. President George H. W. Bush: We are grateful today for the life and service of President George H. W. Bush. We honor him as a devoted husband, father and grandfather, a man of deep conviction who dedicated …

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Church Leaders Visit Iraq to Discuss Religious Intolerance

Church Leaders Visit Iraq to Discuss Religious Intolerance

Two leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Sister Sharon Eubank, first counselor in the General Relief Society Presidency and Elder Anthony D. Perkins of the Seventy, joined more than 200 global religious leaders, politicians and experts in Baghdad, Iraq, November 10–11, 2018, for a conference designed to raise worldwide support to end religious persecution. The conference was …

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Discusses Theology at Oxford

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Discusses Theology at Oxford

In a series of gatherings held at the University of Oxford, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, a member of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, met senior theology scholars and faith and government leaders (22-25 November). He was accompanied by his wife Sister Patricia T. Holland. During an event held at Oxford’s University …

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Church Announced Groundbreaking for Bangkok Thailand Temple

Church Announced Groundbreaking for Bangkok Thailand Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pleased to announce that the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Bangkok Thailand Temple will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019. The ceremony will be held at the temple site, which is located at 1645/6 New Phetchburi Road Makkasan, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400 Thailand. Elder David F. Evans, Asia …

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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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