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Adorable LDS Couple Recreates Wedding Photos on 50th Anniversary

Adorable LDS Couple Recreates Wedding Photos on 50th Anniversary

Dawn and Jack Yates celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary by recreating their wedding photos at the Salt Lake City Temple. Dawn wore her original wedding dress while Jack dressed in a white tux. They gathered as many of their children as possible (including nine children, 33 grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren) and even threw a ’50s themed party after the photo …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 3 April 2017

New Temples Announced During the Sunday Morning Session of the 187th Annual General Conference, President Thomas S. Monson announced 5 new temples to be built: Brasilia, Brazil; greater Manila, Philippines; Nairobi, Kenya; Pocatello, Idaho; and Saratoga Springs, Utah. Updates for Idaho Falls Following extensive renovations, the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple will open for a public open house.  Free tickets are …

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This 1844 LDS Hymnal Is Worth $50,000, Watch Owner’s Shocked Reaction

This 1844 LDS Hymnal Is Worth $50,000, Watch Owner's Shocked Reaction

An 1844 edition of an LDS hymnal was appraised by Ken Sanders on an upcoming episode of “Antiques Roadshow” and the owner was shocked. You can watch the clip below. Sanders spoke with Deseret News and said, “Of the handful of hymnals that were actually printed and distributed in the 1830s and 40s, (the 1844 Bellows Falls) is one of …

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Why There Were No Hymn Lyrics During General Conference

Why There Were No Hymn Lyrics During General Conference

After years of tradition, even a small change can seem big. Over the weekend, many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints noticed there were no lyrics provided on the screen during the intermediate hymns. You can see an example of what the lyrics looked like below.     Many members questioned why the lyrics disappeared. Now, …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 27 March 2017

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. Progress in Rome The Rome Italy Temple had two large milestones in progress this week. The angel Moroni statue was placed atop …

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President Uchtdorf Shares Special General Conference Tradition

President Uchtdorf Shares Special General Conference Tradition

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency, shared a heart-warming story about one of his General Conference traditions on his official Facebook page. You can read the story below. Recently a young man asked me why I often change my tie during general conference. It is kind of a family tradition that started years ago when between conference …

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Angel Moroni Statue Tops Rome Temple

Angel Moroni Statue Tops Rome Temple

News Release for Mormon Newsroom The Rome Italy Temple, currently under construction, received an angel Moroni statue Saturday, a sign that the temple is progressing toward completion. Commonly placed on temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, this 13-foot statue of an ancient Book of Mormon prophet symbolizes the spreading of the gospel of Jesus Christ. “Today …

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There’s Going to Be a Kirtland Session of EFY!

There's Going to Be a Kirtland Session of EFY!

Especially For Youth (EFY) is a summer youth program for LDS teens ages 14-18 across the United States and around the world. Teens spend the week learning about Jesus Christ, building friendships, and growing testimonies. Every year, special sessions have been held in important historical sites for the Church, such as Palmyra, New York, and Nauvoo, Illinois. This year, a special overnight …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 20 March 2017

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. Meridian Temple Monument Sign Update: The monument sign for the Meridian Idaho Temple was put into place on the temple ground this week. …

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Man Visiting LDS Temple Missionaries in London Killed in Westminster Attack

Man Visiting LDS Temple Missionaries in London Killed in Westminster Attack

Kurt and Melissa Cochran, a Utah couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary with a European vacation, were in London this week visiting Melissa’s parents, who are serving as temple missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When a man ran a vehicle into a crowd of pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge in what is being speculated as …

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