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LDS Missionaries to Return to Puerto Rico After Devastating Hurricanes

LDS Missionaries to Return to Puerto Rico After Devastating Hurricanes

According to a press release from Mormon Newsroom, LDS missionaries removed from Puerto Rico after September’s devastating hurricane season will be returning. The statement reads: In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, missionaries in Puerto Rico and most surrounding islands were temporarily assigned to other missions. Some of those missionaries will soon return to the Puerto Rico San Juan …

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LDS Church Donates $5 Million in Ongoing Refugee Assistance

LDS Church Donates $5 Million in Ongoing Refugee Assistance

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently announced its ongoing commitment to help alleviate the global refugee crisis. Contributions of $5 million ($3.8 million in kind and $1.2 million in cash) have been donated to the following nine charitable organizations in the United States that are authorized to resettle refugees: Church World Service …

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U.S. President Donald Trump Visits LDS Welfare Square

U.S. President Donald Trump Visits LDS Welfare Square

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “We’re really proud of you. What you do is like nobody else.” Those were the words of U.S. President Donald J. Trump in his first visit to Salt Lake City since becoming president a year ago. President Trump met with leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Welfare Square Monday, December …

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Christ’s Birth Celebrated at First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional

Christ's Birth Celebrated at First Presidency's Christmas Devotional

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “One word best describes the feelings we experience at Christmastime. That word is love,” said President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at the First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional. “After all, the gift that we celebrate at Christmas is a gift of love — …

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Christmas Lights Shine Bright on Temple Square

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Get ready, set, light! Thousands of LED lights spread out over the 35 acres of historic Temple Square and the immediate area were turned on Friday, November 24, 2017. Hundreds of people of all ages, waiting in great anticipation for the magic moment, were not disappointed. The annual lighting of Temple Square has become a …

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Light the World: LDS Church Launches 2017 Christmas Initiative

Light the World LDS Church Launches 2017 Christmas Initiative

News Release from Mormon Newsroom   Latter-day Saints and their friends around the world are encouraging the public to participate in service opportunities during the Christmas season to celebrate the life of Jesus Christ. The “Light the World” Christmas initiative will reach worldwide audiences beginning Friday, November 24, 2017, and will run through Christmas Day, December 25. The “Light the …

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LDS Meridian Idaho Temple Is Dedicated

LDS Meridian Idaho Temple Is Dedicated

News Release from Mormon Newsroom President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dedicated the Meridian Idaho Temple on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Prior to the dedication, President Uchtdorf conducted the symbolic cornerstone ceremony that signifies the construction is complete and the new temple is ready to be dedicated …

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Here are the New Interview Questions for Prospective Missionaries

Here are the New Interview Questions for Prospective Missionaries

On October 20, 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced upcoming changes to the missionary program. One of the changes mentioned was a new standard set of interview questions to be asked to each prospective missionary uniformly around the world. Those questions are now available to the public via a letter from the First Presidency to local …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Cedar City Utah Temple

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The stage is set for the public open house that begins this week for the Cedar City Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visitors will have several weeks to go inside the temple for a guided tour of the main rooms, including the baptistry, an instruction room, a sealing room, the celestial …

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