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Mission President Passes Away Following Battle with COVID-19

Sam Penrod, spokesman with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement to media on Tuesday about the death of a mission president: It is with sadness that we share news of the passing of President José Maria Batalla, president of the Bolivia Cochabamba Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. President Batalla, age …

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Elder Holland Shares Advice for Growing a Testimony

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland shared a powerful video message today about facing trials of faith. “If you are wondering about your own faith, know that you are not alone. Many, many of those I know have struggled or questioned their testimony. It’s just part of our maturation in the gospel of Jesus Christ,” Elder Holland wrote. “I recently shared some …

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President Nelson Expresses Gratitude for the Reopening of All Temples

President Nelson Expresses Gratitude for the Reopening of All Temples

On March 25, 2020, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced all temples would temporarily close due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On  July 5, 2021, President Russell M. Nelson reflected on the reopening of temples. He shared on his social media platforms the following message: With the re-opening of the Kyiv Ukraine Temple today, …

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Church Releases New Guidelines for Leaders Performing Civil Marriages

Church Releases New Guidelines for Leaders Performing Civil Marriages

The First Presidency released a letter on June 30, 2021, announcing new guidelines for Church leaders officiating civil marriages. Church officers may only perform a civil marriage for a man and woman when the following conditions apply: The bride or the groom is a member of the Church Either the bride’s or the groom’s membership record is assigned to the …

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Special Broadcast Encourages Latter-day Saints to “Love, Share, Invite”

Special Broadcast Encourages Latter-day Saints to "Love, Share, Invite"

Like other Christian faiths, faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take seriously Jesus Christ’s commission to share His gospel with others in simple and natural ways. Several apostles taught these principles in a recent global event titled “Love, Share, Invite.”   Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Elder David A. Bednar, and Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve …

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Mesa Arizona Temple Dedication Date Announced, New Renderings Released

Mesa Arizona Temple Dedication Date Announced, New Renderings Released

The Mesa Arizona Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be rededicated Sunday, December 12, 2021. The announcement was made today by the First Presidency. President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency will preside at the temple’s rededication. The temple will be rededicated in three sessions: 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. The historic temple …

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Elder Cook Says We Can #HearHim as We Serve and Strive to Bless Others

Elder Cook Says We Can #HearHim as We Serve and Strive to Bless Others

In the latest video in the #HearHim series, Elder Quentin L. Cook testifies that when we try to hear the voice of the Lord, we can receive that guidance that we need through the Holy Ghost. Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing …

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Provo Missionary Training Center Resumes In-Person Training

Provo Missionary Training Center Resumes In-Person Training

For the first time in 15 months, a small group of new missionaries arrived at the Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah, on Wednesday afternoon to start in-person training. A new era of online instruction at home for a week before heading to the MTC for completion also began today. “I think that we’ve noticed that relationships have already been …

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New Temple Locations Announced in Three Western US States

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the locations of three temples announced in April 2021 by Church President Russell M. Nelson. The Church’s new temple in Farmington, New Mexico, will be the second temple in the state after the Albuquerque New Mexico Temple. The Farmington New Mexico Temple will be built on a 6.62-acre site located at the intersection …

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Church Increases Wheat Supply Production for Humanitarian Efforts

Church Increases Wheat Supply Production for Humanitarian Efforts

The Deseret Mill and Pasta facility in Northern Utah is increasing its production of more than 30 products to help families increase their food storage during times of emergency and to benefit those in need. The Kaysville plant, owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was purchased by the Church in the 1940s as part of the …

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