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Join Virtual Women’s Conference, “Gather All Safely in Christ”

Join Virtual Women's Conference, "Gather All Safely in Christ"

Latter-day Saint women and men from around the world are gathering virtually this week for the BYU Women’s Conference. Speakers will share uplifting messages on the gospel of Jesus Christ. The all-digital event is co-sponsored by the Relief Society, the women’s organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The annual event normally attracts thousands of guests to the …

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Elder Falabella Joins Faith Leaders in Peru for Virtual Prayer

Elder Falabella Joins Faith Leaders in Peru for Virtual Prayer

Elder Enrique Falabella, president of the South America Northwest Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, joined with other faith leaders in Peru to pray for relief from the COVID-19 pandemic. The virtual prayer gathering was hosted by The Interreligous Council of Peru: Religions for Peace and was presented in a nationwide broadcast on April 7, 2020. …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 26 April 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. Location of Bentonville Arkansas Temple …

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Bentonville Arkansas Temple Location Announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Bentonville Arkansas Temple. The temple, which was announced in October 2019 by Church President Russell M. Nelson, will be built on an 8.8-acre site located at 1101 McCollum Road. Plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 25,000 square feet with a center spire. The temple …

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Senior Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies Due to COVID-19

Senior Latter-day Saint Missionary Dies Due to COVID-19

A senior missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has passed away. The following statement is from Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff: We are saddened to share news of the passing of a senior missionary. Elder Allen Dee Pace, age 68, passed away Saturday due to complications from COVID-19. He and his wife, Sister Nedra Pace, are from …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 19 April 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. Activity at the Layton Utah …

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Time-Lapse: 3 Months of Construction on the Salt Lake Temple

Salt Lake Temple Officially Under Construction as Decommissioning Begins

This fun video released by the Church Newsroom shows the first three months of renovations at the Salt Lake Temple. It especially highlights the demolition of the existing South Visitors’ Center, which is to be replaced with two new guest and visitor pavilions. The progress continues on the temple, which is expected to be completed in 2024. You can learn …

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Latter-day Saints Participate in Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Latter-day Saints Participate in Global COVID-19 Relief Efforts

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced an ongoing global effort to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the many projects underway, Church resources and volunteers are being used to help make much-needed face masks and other protective equipment for frontline health care workers. “We know that God will hear and answer our prayers. …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 12 April 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. Clearing the Temple Site in …

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New Renderings Released for Temples in Washington & Utah

New Renderings Released for Temples in Washington & Utah

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released exterior renderings showing the planned design for three temples: Moses Lake Washington, Tooele Valley Utah and Washington County Utah. This comes as project leaders file public documents relating to the temples’ design in preparation for the eventual groundbreaking and beginning of construction at each site. The locations of all three …

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