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President Jones Shares Blessings of Acting When God Speaks in New #HearHim Video

President Jones Shares Blessings of Acting When God Speaks in New #HearHim Video

In the latest video and blog post in the “How I Hear Him” series, Primary General President Joy D. Jones shares an experience when she heard in her mind the name of a woman, followed by the words, “Call now!”   Acting on the spiritual prompting, President Jones said she was able to share with the woman, who had stage 4 cancer, a “very emotional, sweet, tender experience.” …

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Church Announces April 2021 General Conference Will Be Virtual Only

Church Announces April 2021 General Conference Will Be Virtual Only

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the April 2021 general conference will be virtual only. The April proceedings will mirror the October 2020 general conference: The broadcast will originate from the Conference Center Theater on Temple Square, only the speakers and their spouses for a given session will be present in the meeting, …

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Location and Rendering Released for Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Temple. The temple, which was announced in April 2020 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 5.80-acre site located at 2093 Powell Road, Cranberry Township, PA 16066. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 32,000 square feet with a …

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The First Presidency and Apostles Over Age 70 Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

The First Presidency and Apostles Over Age 70 Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine

Eight senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City. These leaders qualify for the vaccine in Utah because they are over the age of 70. Health care workers, first responders, and other high-priority recipients in the state had the opportunity to be vaccinated …

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Church Leaders Condemn Violence and Lawless Behavior During Times of Unrest

LDS Church Issues Statement on US Capitol Mob

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have released the following statement in the wake of unrest in the United States. Principles of government that allow God’s children to maintain human dignity and freedom belong to all mankind. (see Doctrine and Covenants 98:5). With great concern we observe the …

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Tallahassee Florida Temple Rendering & Location Announced

Tallahassee Florida Temple Rendering & Location Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the rendering and location of the Tallahassee Florida Temple. The temple, which was announced in April 2020 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 4.97-acre site located at 2440 Papillon Way, in Tallahassee, Florida. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 29,000 square feet with …

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Children Invited to Participate in First-Ever Friend to Friend Event

Children Invited to Participate in First-Ever Friend to Friend Event

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting all children ages 3–11, their parents, and Primary leaders and teachers to participate in a Friend to Friend broadcast — a Face to Face-style virtual event for children available for viewing beginning February 20. The historic, first-of-its-kind broadcast will include music and activities as well as messages by President Russell …

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Elder Gong Extends Three Invitations to Young Adults in the New Year

Elder Gong Extends Three Invitations to Young Adults in the New Year

Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints extended three invitations Sunday evening to the faith’s 2.3 million members between the ages of 18 and 30. Speaking live from a studio on Temple Square Sunday evening, the Apostle first invited young adults to “be still and know that …

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Elder and Sister Soares Experienced Mild Cases of COVID-19

Elder and Sister Soares Experienced Mild Cases of COVID-19

Church spokesman Eric Hawkins released the following statement on January 8, 2021: Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife experienced mild cases of COVID-19 during the holiday break. They were both at home, away from other Church leaders, and were able to completely recover before returning to full activity. Elder Soares is the third …

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2021 Youth Theme Album, Other Resources Released

2021 Youth Theme Album, Other Resources Released

Resources for the 2021 youth theme, including the music album “A Great Work,” are now available on youth.ChurchofJesusChrist.org. The music album and other resources all support the 2021 youth theme: “Wherefore, be not weary in well-doing, for ye are laying the foundation of a great work. And out of small things proceedeth that which is great. Behold, the Lord requireth the heart and a willing …

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