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Meet the New Primary General Presidency

Meet the New Primary General Presidency

The Primary presidency oversees the Church’s organization that teaches children ages 18 months to 11 years the gospel of Jesus Christ and helps them live its principles. These leaders serve under the direction of the First Presidency and travel frequently to help guide and support the children and their local leaders. Sister Camille N. Johnson, President Sister Johnson finished a …

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How to Watch or Listen to April 2021 General Conference Live

How to Watch or Listen to April 2021 General Conference Live

General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will occur April 3-4, 2021. You can join with millions worldwide to hear inspiring messages about Jesus Christ through any of the methods found below. General sessions for all audiences will be Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. mountain daylight time. A priesthood session for all …

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Highlights from the April 2021 Conference Leadership Meeting

Highlights from the April 2021 Conference Leadership Meeting

The global leadership of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is once again gathering (in person for those at Church headquarters and digitally for the rest of the world) for instruction prior to general conference. On Thursday, April 1, 2021, some 300 General Authorities, General Officers and Area Seventies heard messages from the First Presidency and the Quorum …

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Single Men Able to Serve in Bishoprics, Other Leadership Positions

Single Men Able to Serve in Bishoprics, Other Leadership Positions

As part of the ongoing updates to the General Handbook for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, policies have been broadened to allow single adult males to serve in more leadership positions. “In recent months, our minds have been drawn with particular focus to Latter-day Saints who are single adults,” said Elder Quentin L. Cook. “We want you …

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39 Temples to Open for Proxy Baptisms in April 2021

39 Temples to Open for Proxy Baptisms in April 2021

In April, 39 temples—including 14 in Utah—will begin Phase 2-B of reopening and seven temples will move to Phase 3. Phase 2-B allows for a temple baptistry to open for small groups—particularly for members with a limited-use temple recommend. The following 17 temples will begin Phase 2-B on April 12, 2021. Note: The online scheduling system for each temple will …

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President Nelson Offers Special Palm Sunday Invitation

President Nelson to Give Special Easter Message Sunday

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared a story illustrating how to find peace in troubling times and circumstances as part of a special Easter invitation.   As the world seeks relief from the stains of a disrupted year, President Nelson reminds us there is only one way to find the solemnity and …

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The First Presidency’s 2021 Easter Message

Easter Morning | 21 April 2019

As another Easter approaches, the First Presidency for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a short inspirational message. It reads: At this Easter season, we gratefully commemorate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We joyfully proclaim and solemnly testify that because of Jesus Christ, we will all live again. Central to God’s eternal …

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Minerva Teichert Murals to Be Preserved in Manti Temple

Minerva Teichert Murals to Be Preserved in Manti Temple

As an update on their earlier statement regarding the renovations surrounding pioneer-era temples, the Church has released the following statement: The artwork in the Manti Temple includes murals painted by Minerva Teichert, which are valued not only for their beauty, but also as a treasured remembrance of the faith, talent and dedication of the artist. The Teichert murals in the …

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Groundbreakings Announced for Syracuse and Tooele Temples

Groundbreakings Announced for Syracuse and Tooele Temples

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced groundbreakings for the Syracuse Utah Temple and the Deseret Peak Utah Temple. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Syracuse Utah Temple will be held in June 2021.  Elder Kevin R. Duncan of the Quorum of the Seventy will preside at the event. The Syracuse Utah Temple will be built on a 12-acre site at …

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Church Announces New Phase to Allow for Temple Baptisms

Church Announces New Phase to Allow for Temple Baptisms

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a new phase for temple reopening. Phase 2-B allows for a temple baptistry to open for small groups — particularly for members with a limited-use temple recommend. President Russell M. Nelson shared the following feelings about the new phase: As you can imagine, it was a …

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