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LDS RM Garett Bolles Picked to Play for Denver Broncos

LDS RM Garett Bolles Picked to Play for Denver Broncos

Garett Bolles, the Utah offensive lineman who played one season for the Utah Utes, was the 20th overall pick in the last week’s NFL draft and was picked up by the Denver Broncos. The night was emotional for Bolles, whose reaction can be seen in the video below. Part of his excitement comes from serving an LDS mission in Colorado …

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Temple News and Updates | Week of 24 April

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. Gilding in Tucson Arizona The stone face of the Tucson Arizona Temple sign was gilded this week. Deseret vegetation, typical of the …

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New Survey Takes Closer Look at Mormon Women & Depression

New Survey Takes Closer Look at Mormon Women & Depression

In a new survey provided by Jana Reiss for Religion News, the link between Mormon women and depression in America was reexamined. It has been accepted by many people within and outside the Church that Mormon women are more prone to depression and take more medication than other women in the United States. While Reiss’ findings were inconclusive to determining …

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Film Your Faith and You Could Win $20,000

Film Your Faith and You Could Win $20,000

For members of the Church that may not know, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a member of an interfaith coalition called Faith Counts whose main goal is to help promote the value of faith in societies around the world. The organization is non-denominational and, alongside the Church, includes the following groups: 1st Amendment Partnership, Seventh-day Adventist Church, …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 17 April 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. Frankfurt Germany Temple Addition This week the excavation at the Frankfurt temple progressed as crews worked to deepen the baptistry addition. The …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 10 April 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.   Rio de Janiero Temple Beginnings Following President Monson’s announcement at General Conference, preliminary construction has begun on the Rio de Janiero …

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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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