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6 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About LDS Charities

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About LDS Charities

The Church recently looked back on 30 years of worldwide humanitarian relief, providing multiple new resources for Church members to learn more and share the Church’s desire to serve with the world. We didn’t know these amazing facts about the Church’s initiatives across the globe. Did you? It’s Not a Hand Out, It’s a Hand Up One thing that stands …

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Mormon Channel Has a Challenge For You: #PhotoForDad

Mormon Channel Has a Challenge For You: #PhotoForDad

Mormon Channel has a challenge for you to help you celebrate the dad in your life this Father’s Day. Starting today, June 15, they want you to take their photo challenge. Their official challenge page says: What do you love about your dad or a dad that has impacted your life? Let him know and inspire others to do the …

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Church Calls New Member of Sunday School General Presidency

Church Calls New Member of Sunday School General Presidency

Originally posted on Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today announced a reorganization in its Sunday School general presidency. Tad R. Callister will continue as the general president, Devin G. Durrant (currently the second counselor) will now be the first counselor, and Brian K. Ashton will replace John S. Tanner as second counselor. Tanner was recently …

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Suva Fiji Temple Scheduled for Rededication in January 2016

Suva Fiji Temple Scheduled for Rededication in January 2016

From Mormon Newsroom: The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house and rededication dates for the Suva Fiji Temple. The free public open house starts on Monday, January 25, and will go through Saturday, February 6, 2016. It will run every day except for Sunday, January 31. The temple will be …

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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Addresses All-Party Parliamentary Group in UK House of Lords

Elder Holland Addresses All-Party Parliamentary Group in UK House of Lords

With religious conflicts growing throughout the world, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, an apostle in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, addressed the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Foreign Affairs in the House of Lords at the UK Parliament Wednesday, June 10, 2015, on how humanitarian aid can help. He followed Dr. Rowsch Shaways, deputy prime minister of Iraq, …

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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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PHOTO GALLERY: Funeral of Elder L. Tom Perry

PHOTO GALLERY: Funeral of Elder L. Tom Perry

Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.

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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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