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All LDS Missionaries Safe After Devastating Ecuador Earthquake

All LDS Missionaries Safe After Devastating Ecuador Earthquake

On Saturday evening, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated the South American country of Ecuador. The largest quake in the region since 1979,  thousands have been left homeless and the death toll has almost surpassed 300. A statement released by LDS Church spokeswoman Kristen Howey  as reported by KSL has confirmed all LDS missionaries serving in Ecuador are safe. “We are grateful …

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Senior LDS Missionary Injured in Brussels Attack Returns Home to Utah

Senior LDS Missionary Injured in Brussels Attack Returns Home to Utah

According to a report by Deseret News, Elder Richard Norby has returned to the United States to receive ongoing care for his injuries. Norby sustained the greatest injuries of four missionaries harmed in the terrorist attacks in a Brussels airport in March. He is currently being treated for burns and shrapnel wounds. Norby’s family released the following public statement: “Elder …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of April 10

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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LDS Missionary in Taiwan Dies After Vehicle Hit His Bike

LDS Missionary in Taiwan Dies After Vehicle Hit His Bike

According a report from Deseret News, Elder David Hampton of North Ogden was killed today, April 12, after a vehicle struck him while he was riding his bicycle. Hampton was serving in the Taiwan Taichung Mission, where he arrived in December 2015. Steve and Cyndi Hampton, his parents, released the following written statement: “We heard this morning that our son, …

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Temple News & Updates – Week of April 3

Here at LDSDaily.com, we know that members of the church sure love temples. However, I would only hear about the status of a temple when it was announced,  during the groundbreaking ceremony, the open house, the placement of the Angel Moroni, and the dedication. However, there is so much more going on with these sacred buildings that we just never hear about. So, we …

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Vandals Set Hymnals and Pulpit On Fire in Washington LDS Chapel

VANCOUVER, Wash. – Clark County deputies are trying to figure out who broke through the windows of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Vancouver and set hymnals and the pulpit on fire. A group of basketball players in the church gym smelled smoke before 7 a.m. and ran to the chapel. “Opened the back doors of the …

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Teens Cause Over $20,000 Worth of Damage to LDS Chapel in Oregon

Teens Cause Over $200,000 Worth of Damage to LDS Chapel in Oregon

Patrons of an LDS church building in Oregon are baffled by the severe vandalism left behind earlier this week. “It really shakes you up, you don’t expect it, it comes as a surprise,” said Reed Curtis, ward clerk at the vandalized building for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Church members were taken by surprise Monday morning when …

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