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First Presidency Releases Statement on Church Finances

In response to recent allegations regarding the Church’s finances, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the following statement: We take seriously the responsibility to care for the tithes and donations received from members. The vast majority of these funds are used immediately to meet the needs of the growing Church including more meetinghouses, temples, …

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Young Women General Presidency Featured in New Church Podcast

Young Women General Presidency Featured in New Church Podcast

Members of the Young Women general presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are featured in the latest episode of the Latter-day Saint Women podcast. In the nearly 40-minute podcast titled “Hearing the Voice of the Lord,” the leaders discuss recent changes to the Young Women program, including the recently revised theme. Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women general president, and her counselors, Michelle …

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Church Announces Temple Site Locations for 3 Temples

Church Announces Temple Site Locations for 3 Temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the locations of three temples announced in October 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson.   The McAllen Texas Temple will be built on a 10.6-acre site located on the northwest corner of Second Street and West Trenton Road. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 25,000 square feet, …

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Merry Messages Given at First Presidency Christmas Devotional

Merry Messages Given at First Presidency Christmas Devotional

What is the key to unlock world peace? Personal righteousness rooted in the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ. How can we behave more like angels? Visit the isolated among us with Jesus Christ’s good news. What can we do to experience joy? Embrace simplicity, service and stillness. What is the perfect gift to give during any season of the year? …

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First Presidency Releases Christmas Message for 2019

First Presidency Releases Christmas Message for 2019

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the following 2019 Christmas message: Memories of Christmas bring recollections of family, gifts, and service. They stem from the real reason for Christmas, that transcendent gift from our Heavenly Father. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth …

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New Renderings Released for Salt Lake Temple Renovation

New Renderings Released for Salt Lake Temple Renovation

Additional renderings showing the planned renovation of the Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been released. The new renderings focus on the renovated endowment rooms. In advance of the temple’s closure at the end of December, Church representatives briefed members of the media Wednesday, December 4, 2019, about the initial phase of construction …

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First Presidency Releases Statement on Refugees

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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued this statement on refugees following recent media inquiries: As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we are deeply committed to living the two great commandments to love God and love our neighbor. We feel tremendous joy in helping all of God’s children, …

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First Presidency Announces a Session Change to April 2020 General Conference

First Presidency Announces a Session Change to April 2020 General Conference

President Russell M. Nelson put Latter-day Saints around the world on notice in October that the April 2020 general conference “will be different from any previous conference” because it “will commemorate the very foundations of the restored gospel.” Spring 2020 marks 200 years since Joseph Smith’s inaugural vision of the Father and the Son, known by members of The Church of Jesus …

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Eight New Missions to Open in July 2020

Eight New Missions to Open in July 2020

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the creation of eight new missions. With these additions, beginning July 1, 2020, there will be 407 missions worldwide. The following eight missions will open in July 2020: Brazil Recife South Cameroon Yaounde Ecuador Guayaquil East Ethiopia Addis Ababa Mozambique Beira Tanzania Dar es Salaam Texas Austin Texas Dallas East …

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President Nelson Urges Singapore Saints to ‘Look to the Future’

President Nelson Urges Singapore Saints to ‘Look to the Future’

“Now is not only a time for us to look back, it is the time to look forward with excitement to the future,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a visit to the Republic of Singapore. “What a glorious future is in store for you.” The prophet of the global Church …

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