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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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Church Responds to Possible Policy Changes in Boy Scouts

Church Responds to Possible Policy Changes in Boy Scouts

Originally posted at Mormon Newsroom: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints responded Thursday to an indication by the Boy Scouts of America of possible policy changes in relation to gay Scout leaders by issuing the following statement: We have noted the comments by Boy Scouts of America President Robert Gates in relation to possible policy changes in the …

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Thanks to “Sweep the Earth,” Sharing Goodness Just Got Easier

Thanks to "Sweep the Earth," Sharing Goodness Just Got Easier

“I exhort you to sweep the Earth with messages filled with righteousness and truth — messages that are authentic, edifying, and praiseworthy — and literally to sweep the Earth as with a flood.” With these words, Elder David A. Bednar started a powerful initiative that has taken root across all social media platforms. Now, a new website is aiming to …

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Church Dedicates Córdoba Argentina Temple

Church Dedicates Córdoba Argentina Temple

The Church’s second temple in Argentina was dedicated on Sunday, May 17, 2015. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, presided over the services and gave the dedicatory prayer. Joining him was Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Also attending were Elder Kent …

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Recap of Face2Face With Elder David A. Bednar and His Wife, Susan

Face2Face With Elder David A. Bednar and His Wife, Susan

Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife Susan Bednar answered submitted questions from youth on Tuesday evening, May 12, 2015. Youth were invited to ask the couple questions in a live social event, which was headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, and featured youth …

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Update on Elder Scott, Elder Perry’s Health

Church Issues Update on Health of Leaders

From Mormon Newsroom: Elder Richard G. Scott, 86, is resting at home recovering from his recent hospitalization for internal bleeding. An ulcer in the stomach was found and the bleeding was controlled without major surgery. Elder Scott, known for his gentle manner and devoted service, has experienced a fading memory incident to age, and is not fully able to participate in meetings …

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Elder & Sister Bednar to Host Live Chat Event With LDS Youth

Elder & Sister Bednar to Host Live Chat Event

Youth around the world will be able to ask questions to Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Susan, in a live social media forum on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, beginning at 6:00 p.m. MDT. The Bednars have issued a video invitation, shown above. Youth …

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Sister Oscarson, Elder Ballard Speak at Women’s Conference

Sister Oscarson, Elder Ballard Speak at Women's Conference

For two days, an estimated 15,000 women gathered on the Brigham Young University – Provo campus for BYU’s Women’s Conference, the largest two-day gathering of LDS women anywhere in the world. The conference is designed celebrate womanhood, sisterhood, and the gospel of Jesus Christ while fostering friendships and spiritual growth. This year’s theme was taken from 2 Nephi 11:5: “…my …

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Cedar City Utah Temple Groundbreaking in Late Summer 2015

Cedar City Utah Temple Groundbreaking in Late Summer 2015

Originally reported by Mormon Newsroom: The First Presidency has approved the groundbreaking for the Cedar City Utah Temple to be held on Saturday, August 8, 2015. Attendance at the site will be by invitation only, and the services will be transmitted via Internet to stake centers within the temple district. The temple will be located in Cedar City in southern …

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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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