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Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Withdraws Missionary Story Due to Inaccuracies

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland Withdraws Missionary Story Due to Inaccuracies

At the Mission Presidents Seminary this past June, where LDS mission presidents are trained by Church leaders before beginning their assignments around the world, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shared a story of spiritual rescue. You may have heard it yourself, as it quickly made the rounds on social media and was published in …

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Awesome Photos of the 2017 Hill Cumorah Pageant

Check Out These Awesome Pictures of the 2017 Hill Cumorah Pageant

Since 1937, when the first official Hill Cumorah Pageant was put on, thousands of Latter-day Saints and non-members have enjoyed the dramatic production of the events of the Book of Mormon. The 2017 production recently wrapped and we’ve got some beautiful pictures. The pageant features over 700 cast members, 1,300 costumes, and a ten level stage built on the Hill …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 24 July

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.     South Africa Progresses Toward Second Temple Work in the basement of the Durban South Africa Temple and the missionary housing facility included installation of …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 17 July

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Rising Tower in Chile A view from a high-rise next to the Concepción Chile Temple temple site shows progress being made on the temple tower. The …

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Joseph Smith’s PROPHETIC Last Dream

Joseph Smith's PROPHETIC Last Dream

Few people know about Joseph Smith’s inspirational “last dream.” Two days before his martyrdom, Joseph Smith told W. W. Phelps about a prophetic dream he had a few nights prior. W. W. Phelps did not publish the account until 1862, but when he did, he titled it: “Joseph Smith’s Last Dream.”       To learn more about this dream, …

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The True Story Behind “Come, Come, Ye Saints”

The True Story Behind "Come, Come, Ye Saints"

On June 17, 1814, William Clayton was born in Lancashire, England.  He was taught the gospel by Heber C. Kimball and Orson Hyde and emigrated to the United States, leading a group of British converts to Zion. While in Nauvoo, Clayton served as a clerk and scribe to the prophet Joseph Smith. Clayton is best remembered for penning the words …

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Small Drone Crashes into Draper LDS Temple, Gets Stuck

Small Drone Crashes into Draper LDS Temple, Gets Stuck

Drew Armstrong, a photographer who flies drones on the outskirts of LDS temples to capture stunning images, recently shared a story on social media of why flying drones near temples can cause problems. While standing outside the Draper temple grounds and flying his drone, Armstrong was asked by the temple site manager to help try and remove a drone that …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 10 July

Thanks to members of the church worldwide and our friends at LDSChurchTemples.com for providing these updates. If you have updates (including pictures or video) about a temple near you, feel free to send it to calledtoshare (at) ldsdaily.com.   Baptistry Walls Poured in Germany Significant progress has been made in the Frankfurt Germany Temple baptistry font relocation project this week. The concrete walls were poured, …

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WATCH: A Day in the Life of a Mormon Missionary

WATCH: A Day in the Life of a Mormon Missionary

Young adults typically leave home to study, to work or to travel. But missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints leave home, sometimes across the world, to serve others and teach about Jesus Christ. A new video from the UK Mormon Newsroom follows two of these young Mormon missionaries, giving a glimpse into what missionaries do and …

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Interactive Pioneer Trails Exhibit Opens at Church History Museum

Interactive Pioneer Trails Exhibit Opens at Church History Museum

News Release from Mormon Newsroom The Church History Museum has opened a new exhibit called Mormon Trails: Pathways to Zion. The exhibit emphasizes the various trails Mormon pioneers traveled to Salt Lake City between 1846 and 1890. “What we want people to come away with is that there were hundreds of trails people took to get to Salt Lake City, …

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