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Temple News & Updates | Week of 29 March 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Exterior Tarps Coming Down at …

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Elder Bednar Shares Message of Hope Amidst Troubling Times

Elder Bednar Shares Message of Hope COVID-19

Elder David A. Bednar, an Apostle of Jesus Christ, has reached out through social media to share a message of faith over fear as the COVID-19 virus, and other calamities, continue to rage. He wrote: In our daily lives, endless reports of COVID-19 occurrences and restrictions, criminal violence, famine, wars, corruption, terrorism, and the destructive forces of nature can engender …

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Latter-Day Saint Missionaries in California Are Ready to Help

Latter-Day Saint Missionaries in California Are Ready to Help

Missionaries in the Bay Area of California for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are reaching out to digitally to serve, comfort, and support those in need. “We just wanted to reach out and offer our support,” said missionaries from Los Altos. “We’d love to connect with you online. Pray with you read scriptures with you, or answer …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 22 March 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Laying Sod at the Washing …

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Angel Moroni Damaged on Salt Lake Temple After Earthquake

Angel Moroni Damaged on Salt Lake Temple After Earthquake

UPDATE 9:40am: Daniel Woodruff, a spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, released the following statement Wednesday morning to media: The Salt Lake Temple, which is undergoing a seismic upgrade, sustained minor damage during Wednesday morning’s earthquake. The trumpet on the Angel Moroni statue fell off, and there is minor displacement of some of the temple’s smaller …

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Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Sierra Leone

Young Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies in Sierra Leone

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: Our hearts are heavy as we share news of the passing of a young missionary. Elder Antonio Schwenke, age 19, of Vailima, Samoa, passed away Friday due to complications from malaria. He had been serving in …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 15 March 2020

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and ChurchofJesusChristTemples.org for providing these updates. Please Note: It is possible that progress has been made on temples not included in this article that we have not been made aware of.  If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com. Temporary Adjustments Announced for Temple …

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Sister Missionary Passes Away in Texas, Church Offers Condolences

Sister Missionary Passes Away in Texas, Church Offers Condolences - Katherine Pindar

A missionary serving for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: With sadness, we share news of the passing of a young sister missionary serving in the Texas Houston East Mission. Sister Katherine Pindar, age 19, of Mesa, Arizona, passed away overnight in her sleep following a …

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Key Takeaways and Inspiring Moments from This Year’s Roots Tech

This past week Salt Lake City found itself nearly overrun with thousands of genealogists from all over the world for the highly anticipated event, Roots Tech. Roots Tech is a convention of sorts for all things relating to Family History. Companies such as Family Search, Ancestry, and 23 and Me arrive to showcase new software, products, and innovations in the …

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