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5 Beloved Talks to Celebrate Elder Holland’s Birthday

Elder Holland Birthday

Seventy-four years ago today, Jeffrey Roy Holland was born to Frank and Alice Holland in St. George, Utah. Since that time he has served as President of Brigham Young University and beloved member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Elder Holland’s passionate addresses and strong spirit have resonated with the saints and non-members alike; his talks have been turned …

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Church Launches ‘He Is the Gift’ Initiative to Share Christmas Message

An effort to share a message about Jesus Christ during the Christmas season will be underway throughout the month of December by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The month-long Christmas initiative focuses on Heavenly Father’s love as demonstrated in the sacred gift of Jesus Christ (see John 3:16). The “He Is the Gift” initiative is expected to …

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LDS leader shares Thanksgiving traditions, advice for teens

By Carole Mikita November 23rd, 2014 @ 10:32pm SALT LAKE CITY — Thanksgiving is a holiday that unites all Americans, whether they’re expressing gratitude with family and friends or sharing their bounty. For Sister Neill Marriott, second counselor in the Young Women General Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it’s one of her favorites. “I love …

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Mormons Join Christians Around the World to Celebrate the Bible

Christians around the world are celebrating the International Day of the Bible and International Bible Week, which kicked off Monday, November 24, 2014. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are joining other Christians to share their love for the Bible on social media channels. The Mormon Channel and Mormon.org posted links to videos and information about …

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First Presidency to Send Email Messages to Members Worldwide

Breaking LDS News Conference

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will soon begin receiving an email message from the First Presidency for the first time. The first email is being sent this week to a small group of about 10,000 members in the United States as the system is tested. Emails will be sent to millions of Church members throughout …

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LDS missionary becomes part of pilgrim history in England

A knowledge of his family history recently placed one missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the spotlight. Elder Dalton Bradford is a direct descendent of William Bradford who 394 years ago walked aboard the Mayflower in search of religious freedom. William Bradford is also credited with helping to organize the first Thanksgiving. Elder Bradford has …

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Church Releases Expansion Plans for Provo MTC

SALT LAKE CITY — Courtesy of Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has finalized plans to expand the missionary training center (MTC) in Provo, Utah. Crews are expected to start building several new structures just south of the existing campus in the summer of 2015. The additional space will be used for classroom learning, personal study …

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You’re a Returned Missionary – Now What?

New Orem Mission

So, you’re home. You’ve been a missionary. The one goal you worked so hard to accomplish is complete. Long before your mission, you did all you could to prepare yourself to serve the Lord. If you grew up in the Church, you probably wanted to serve as a missionary from a very young age. You attended Primary and sang the …

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President Monson Dedicates 144th LDS Temple

Salt Lake City — The president of the more than 15-million-member church was greeted by Latter-day Saints from Phoenix and surrounding areas. President Monson was joined by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles as he conducted the cornerstone ceremony, a Church tradition that sybolizes the temple’s …

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