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Rare Footage Surfaces of Historic Baptisms in Nigeria

Video Surfaces of Historic Baptisms in Nigeria, Africa

A video has recently surfaced on YouTube showing rare footage of one of the largest baptismal services held in Nigeria, shortly after the Church entered the country. The footage was shot by Rendell and Rachel Mabey, who can be seen in the video. The full text reads: In the months following the first baptismal services in Ghana and Nigeria, the …

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Open House, Dedication Dates Announced for Provo City Center Temple

Provo City Center Temple

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the open house of the Provo City Center Temple will begin in January 2016. The free public open house starts on Friday, January 15 and will go through Saturday, March 5, 2016. It will run every day except for the …

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MEDIA GALLERY: Looking Back on the Payson Utah Temple

MEDIA GALLERY: Looking Back on the Payson Utah Temple

Take a look at the story of the Payson Utah Temple, dedicated today, through this collection of videos. The Payson Utah Temple was announced on January 25, 2010 Elder Dallin H. Oaks presided over the ground breaking ceremony on October 11, 2011. Two years later, hundreds of LDS members in the local community gathered to see the Angel Moroni placed …

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Funeral Services Scheduled for Elder L. Tom Perry

Funeral Services Scheduled for Elder L. Tom Perry

Reported by Mormon Newsroom: Funeral services for Elder L. Tom Perry, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Friday, June 5, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. The funeral will be open to the public. Elder Perry died on May 30 …

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Elder L. Tom Perry Dies at Age 92

Elder L. Tom Perry Dies at Age 92

Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died today at about 3:00 p.m. at his home. He was 92 years old. Elder Perry was ordained an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in April 1974, after serving as an assistant to the Twelve …

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Elder L. Tom Perry’s Cancer Worsens, Has Spread to His Lungs

Elder L. Tom Perry's Cancer Worsens, Has Spread to His Lungs

UPDATE: We are sad to report Elder Perry passed away today, May 30, at approximately 3PM in his home.  Originally reported by Mormon Newsroom Elder L. Tom Perry, member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is suffering from terminal cancer, it was reported Friday. The Church announced last month that …

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Released: Never Before Seen Letter on Doubt By Hugh B. Brown

Released Today: Never Before Seen Letter on Doubt By Hugh B. Brown

Hugh B. Brown served as an apostle, and later, as a member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Before that, he worked for a short time as a professor of religion at Brigham Young University. While there, he received a letter from a close friend who was experiencing what is now commonly called …

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Elder Oaks Shares Photos of Missionary Assignment Meeting

Elder Oaks Shares Photos of Missionary Assignment Room

Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quoroum of the Twelve Apostles shared two photos today while he assigned missionaries to their missions. He shared this caption: I recently assigned missionaries, a sacred responsibility for which we always come fasting. I assigned 240, my share of the 1,047 (which includes young missionaries, senior couples, and senior sisters) whose papers were ready …

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Home & Visiting Teaching Management Coming to LDS.org

Home & Visiting Teaching Management Coming to LDS.org

The following email was recently sent to Latter-day Saints who use the Leader and Clerk Resources section of LDS.org in their calling (members of ward and stake councils): Changes are coming to Leader and Clerk Resources In the coming weeks, we will be making some significant additions to Leader and Clerk Resources (LCR) on LDS.org, including the ability to manage home and …

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