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Church Releases Infographic About Experiences of Single Members

Church Releases Infographic About Experiences of Single Members

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have prayerfully counseled about how to help single members of the Church feel supported and engaged. As part of this effort, a new infographic for leaders and young single adults has been released. The infographic shares information from a study of young single adults about what they need and how …

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Church Historic Sites Will Begin Reopening in May

Church Historic Sites Will Begin Reopening in May

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has approved the phased reopening of Church historic sites in May 2021. These sites closed last spring due to COVID-19. The sites listed below will reopen based on local conditions, government guidelines, and missionary staffing availability. Because each historic site is unique, reopening conditions will vary. More details …

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Location and Rendering Revealed for Helena Montana Temple

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location and rendering of the Helena Montana Temple. The temple, which was announced less than three weeks ago on April 4, 2021, by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on a 4.8-acre site located at 1260 Otter Road. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 10,000 square feet …

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Groundbreaking Date Announced for Tallahassee Florida Temple

Tallahassee Florida Temple Rendering & Location Announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced that the Tallahassee Florida Temple groundbreaking will be held in June 2021. Elder James B. Martino, North America Southeast Area President, will preside at the event. Attendance at the site will be by invitation only because of current local COVID-19 guidelines. The temple in Florida’s capital …

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Latter-day Saints Evacuated and Safe in Saint Vincent as Volcano Erupts

Latter-day Saints Evacuated and Safe in Saint Vincent as Volcano Erupts

On Thursday, Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Ralph Gonsalves declared a disaster alert prompted by a change in the eruptive activity at the La Soufrière volcano, according to the country’s National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO). This morning, the volcano erupted. Citizens in the North region of the island including members of The Church of Jesus Christ of …

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Utah Area Presidency Updates COVID-19 Safety Measures

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The Utah Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared the following message with Church leaders in Utah on April 8, 2021. Returning to Church Meetings and Activities in the Utah Area We are deeply grateful for the leadership of stake presidents, bishops and others in the Utah Area who throughout the COVID-19 pandemic have developed …

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Viral Post Gives Inspiring Insight on General Conference Interpretation

Viral Post Gives Inspiring Insight on General Conference Interpretation Process

Dustin Dibble, a media operations center manager for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, shared a viral post over the weekend about how General Conference is interpreted into over 90 languages. “I’ve been involved with the production of General Conference for a few years, and I am still amazed at the army needed to man the tech that …

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Watch the April 2021 Edition of The World Report

Watch the April 2021 Edition of The World Report

The latest edition of The World Report, a biannual compilation of news from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is now available to view. Watch in English below or click here to see the videos in Spanish or Portuguese. Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now …

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Torrential Rain Causes Flooding in Laie, Hawaii

Torrential Rain Causes Flooding in Laie, Hawaii

Torrential rainfall moved through the state of Hawaii on March 8–9, 2021, causing flooding across much of Windward and North Shore Oahu, including the town of Laie, home to the Polynesian Cultural Center, Brigham Young University–Hawaii, and the Laie Hawaii Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. According to a statement released by R. Eric Beaver, president …

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Mission President Dies Unexpectedly in the Philippines

Mission President Dies Unexpectedly in the Philippines

Spokesman Sam Penrod released the following statement on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, about the death of a mission president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Philippines: We are saddened to announce that President Giovanni Pelin Pangan, serving in the Philippines Iloilo Mission, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 9, from what is believed to be …

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