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President Eyring Rededicates Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple

President Eyring Rededicates Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple

After extensive renovation of the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple, President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, rededicated the sacred structure in one session at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 19, 2019. A one-week open house gave the public an opportunity to see inside the faith’s sacred edifice and learn about why Latter-day …

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President Nelson Visits New Zealand, Church Donates to Mosques Affected By Christchurch Shootings

President Nelson Visits New Zealand, Church Donates to Mosques Affected By Christchruch Shootings

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints met Monday with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, as he reached the midway point of his nine-day Pacific ministry visits to seven countries. During the meeting, President Nelson expressed his condolences to Ardern for the terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch in March. The attacks killed …

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President Nelson Admonishes Samoans to Protect Their Children

President Nelson Admonishes Samoans to Protect Their Children

Under threatening skies and with the Apia Samoa Temple in the background, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints warned Samoans Saturday night to keep themselves and their children safe. “There are difficult days ahead,” the 94-year-old prophet said at an outdoor devotional in the South Pacific island nation’s capital city. “Please protect your …

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Prophet Brings ‘Spirit of Aloha’ to Pacific Ministry Stop in Hawaii

Prophet Brings ‘Spirit of Aloha’ to Pacific Ministry Stop in Hawaii

President Russell M. Nelson, the prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, began his nine-day Pacific ministry with a visit to Kona, Hawaii Thursday. Hundreds of Hawaiian Latter-day Saints greeted President Nelson and his wife, Wendy, along with Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Susan, at a …

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New Sacred Garments for Latter-day Saint Men Released

New Sacred Garments for Latter-day Saint Men Released

After a significant wait period, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced new sacred garment styles for men. The new garment style is Stretch Cotton and features a 95 percent cotton and 5 percent spandex blend. According to the news release on ChurchofJesusChrist.org, the shorter sleeves, a soft elastic waistband with a lower rise, supportive brief style bottom, …

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Church Releases Tribute to Mothers, “You Are Enough”

Church Releases Tribute to Mothers, "You Are Enough"

To celebrate Mother’s Day, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a new video entitled “You Are Enough.” “Motherhood can feel like participating in a race without a finish line: slow at times, frantic at others, exhausting and exhilarating all at once,” the video description reads. “No matter your circumstances, Heavenly Father promises blessings as you participate …

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Here’s the Most Requested Song for the New Church Hymnbook

Here's The Most Requested Song for the New Church Hymnbook

In June 2018, major upcoming revisions to the official Church hymnbook and Children’s Songbook were announced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Elder Ronald A. Rasband spoke of the new music collection, which is set to be created over the next few years. “We recognize the power that sacred music has to unify the members of the …

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Here’s Your First Look Inside the Renovated Oakland Temple

Here's Your First Look Inside the Renovated Oakland Temple

The public is invited to tour the newly renovated Oakland California Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The open house will take place Saturday, May 11, through Saturday June 1, but will be closed on Sundays (May 12, 19 and 26). Reservations for free tours can be made through templeopenhouse.ChurchofJesusChrist.org. The temple, located at 4770 Lincoln Ave. …

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Church Removes 1-Year Wait After Civil Marriages

Church Removes 1-Year Wait After Civil Marriages

Featured image by Brenna Hoffman. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday that a civil marriage between a man and a woman will no longer necessitate waiting a year for that couple to be to married (or sealed) in a temple. The change means Latter-day Saint couples can look forward to a temple …

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Rededication Dates Announced for Two US Temples

Rededication Dates Announced for Two US Temples

The dates for open houses and rededications have been released for the Raleigh North Carolina and the Baton Rouge Louisiana Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Both temples will have only one rededicatory session. Raleigh North Carolina Temple The public may tour the Raleigh North Carolina Temple from September 21 through September 28, 2019, except for …

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