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Area Leadership Assignments Announced by LDS First Presidency

Area Leadership Assignments Announced by LDS First Presidency

Originally reported by Deseret News: The Church News edition of May 3, 2015, featured a chart showing area leadership assignments for the Church. The First Presidency announced changes in the Church’s area assignments effective Aug. 1. All members of area presidencies are members of the First or Second Quorums of the Seventy. Members of the Presidency of the Seventy have …

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Montreal Quebec Temple Open House & Rededication

Montreal Quebec Temple Open House & Rededication

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house, cultural celebration and rededication dates for the Montreal Quebec Temple. The temple is being renovated. The free public open house for the Montreal Quebec Temple will begin on Thursday, November 5, and go through Saturday, November 14, 2015, and run every day except …

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LDS Church Approves Online Tithes & Charitable Donations

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has approved an electronic method for members in the United States to pay tithing and submit other charitable donations. The Online Donations system will allow members in the United States an additional method to submit their contributions to the Church. Historically, donation envelopes and contributions were given to priesthood leaders in each ward and branch. …

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Elder Richard G. Scott Released From Hospital

Elder Richard G. Scott Released From Hospital

As reported by Mormon Newsroom: Elder Richard G. Scott, who was recently hospitalized with gastrointestinal bleeding, has been released from the hospital this afternoon and is recuperating at home.  Elder L. Tom Perry, who last week was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, remains at home where he is receiving General Authority visitors and conducting Church business.  The 92-year-old apostle continues to …

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Ground Broken for Star Valley Wyoming Temple

Ground Broken for Star Valley Wyoming Temple

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined with community leaders in Star Valley, Wyoming, on Saturday, April 25, 2015, to break ground for the first temple in Wyoming. Elder Craig C. Christensen of the Presidency of the Seventy presided at the ceremony. He was joined by Elder Kent F. Richards of the Seventy and executive director …

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Church Leaders Approve Creation of Central Eurasian Mission

Church Leaders Approve Creation of Central Eurasian Mission

Deseret News is reporting the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles have approved a new mission, the Central Eurasian Mission, to be officially created on July 1, 2015. The mission will take areas from both the Russia Novosibirsk and Bulgaria Sofia missions and will consist of five branches. The Central Eurasian Mission will serve Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, …

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Elder Perry to Be Treated for Cancer, Elder Scott Hospitalized

Elder L. Tom Perry to Be Treated for Cancer, Elder Scott Hospitalized

Reported by Mormon Newsroom: Elder L. Tom Perry will begin radiation treatment this morning after being diagnosed with cancer in the thyroid gland. Elder Perry is the second most senior apostle in terms of length of service in the Quorum of the Twelve, and the oldest living apostle. Elder Richard G. Scott, age 86, was hospitalized last evening due to …

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Elder L. Tom Perry Hospitalized for Breathing Difficulties

Elder Perry Hospitalized for Breathing Difficulties

UPDATE: Elder Perry was released at approximately 8:30 PM MDT last night from the hospital and is resting at home. Originally reported by Deseret News:  Elder L. Tom Perry, 92, a member of the LDS Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, has been hospitalized after experiencing trouble breathing. “Elder L. Tom Perry is in the hospital for tests and observation following …

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