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Two Missionaries Serving in Texas Die in Car Crash

Elder Luke Carter and Elder Eli Fowler

Two elders serving missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints lost their lives in a two-vehicle crash north of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas on Tuesday, May 18, 2021. Church spokesman Sam Penrod released the following statement: We are saddened to share news of the passing of two young missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, who were …

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How the Church is Bringing COVID-19 Relief to India

How the Church is Bringing COVID-19 Relief to India

Together with other countries and organizations coming forth to help India overcome its current COVID-19 wave, the Indian Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has joined hands with several of its global humanitarian partners and local governments to provide pandemic relief to the country. Oxygen concentrators, ventilators, and other medical equipment worth a combined US$4.15 million, …

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Church Sends Eid Al Fitr Greetings to Muslims around the World

Church Sends Eid Al Fitr Greetings to Muslims around the World

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sends Eid Al Fitr greetings to Muslims throughout the world to mark the end of Ramadan 2021. Elder Anthony D. Perkins, President of the Middle East/Africa North Area, recorded a video message expressing gratitude for their example and devotion. In response to an invitation from His Excellency Dr. Mohammad Al-Issa, secretary-general of the Muslim World League, Elder Perkins …

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Church Leaders Honor Mothers Over the Holiday Weekend

Church Leaders Honor Mothers Over the Holiday Weekend

Mother’s Day is celebrated today in many countries around the world and Church President Russell M. Nelson, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf and Elder Ronald A. Rasband along with Church organization leaders Jean B. Bingham, Bonnie H. Cordon, Michelle D. Craig and Amy Wright share messages of gratitude, honor and love for all women through their social media accounts. The leaders emphasize the many gifts and talents that women have that influence …

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New Tunnel Built for Salt Lake City Temple, Other Renovation Updates

Crews have reached the end of a new 180-foot-long (55 meters) tunnel underneath North Temple street that will connect the Conference Center parking lot to the new underground temple entrance. The final work of removing the concrete wall that leads into the Conference Center parking structure will be done later.   The photo below shows the progress of the excavation …

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Watch Sister to Sister Event at BYU Women’s Conference

Watch Sister to Sister Event at BYU Women's Conference

As part of the 2021 BYU Women’s Conference, multiple inspiring live sessions will be broadcast on ChurchofJesusChrist.org. On Friday, April 30, Sister Sharon Eubank, Sister Michelle Craig, and Sister Susan H. Porter will host a Sister to Sister discussion at 10:00 a.m. MDT. Each represents one of the women’s general auxiliaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. …

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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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