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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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Church Launches 2021 Easter Initiative, “Starting Today”

Church Launches 2021 Easter Initiative Starting Today

As Christians around the world prepare for Easter week, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has started its annual Easter initiative. With the ongoing challenges brought on by the pandemic, this year’s campaign offers a timely message of hope and renewal in Jesus Christ through His atoning sacrifice in our lives.   A short video was posted Sunday …

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First Presidency Provides Update about Historic Temple Renovations

First Presidency Provides Update about Historic Temple Renovations

The Church Newsroom has provided the following update from the First Presidency on historic temple renovations. Update on the Salt Lake Temple Renovation From the time our pioneer forebears arrived in the Salt Lake Valley, the vision for, construction of, and worship in the Salt Lake Temple have held a special place in the minds and hearts of Church members. …

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How Missionaries Are Comforting Californians During COVID-19

How Missionaries Are Comforting Californians During COVID-19

It has been said that to transform atomized individuals into a strong society, people must build something together by engaging in projects that promote the common good.   This has been happening for much of the past year in the Bay Area of California. Take, for example, the food bank Second Harvest of Silicon Valley. It has fed some 500,000 …

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Elder Uchtdorf Encourages Missionaries to Embrace Technological Advances

Elder Uchtdorf Encourages Missionaries to Embrace Technological Advances

In a new devotional now available for missionaries, an Apostle and his wife encourage these young ambassadors of faith to use technology to help more people know about Jesus Christ. Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pled with the faith’s 54,000 missionaries to use the pandemic as …

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