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RootsTech 2021 Will Be Held Entirely Online

RootsTech 2021 Will Be Held Entirely Online

FamilySearch has announced that RootsTech 2021 will be held in February as a free, virtual event. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual family history conference originally scheduled for February 3–6, 2021, in Salt Lake City, Utah, will now be held online February 25–27, 2021. “The pandemic is giving us the opportunity to bring RootsTech to a broader audience worldwide,” said …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 30 August 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. Online System Announced for Temple …

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President Jean B. Bingham Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

President Bingham Celebrates Women’s Equality Day

On Women’s Equality Day, observed today in the United States, Relief Society General President Jean B. Bingham expressed her gratitude for the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which granted women the right to vote 100 years ago. President Bingham celebrated the anniversary by sharing a message on Facebook about the Relief Society’s role in the women’s suffrage movement. She …

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New Video Highlights Inspiring Stories of the Sacrament During the Pandemic

New Video Highlights Inspiring Stories of the Sacrament During the Pandemic

A new video from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints highlights inspiring stories of how the sacrament has been administered during the COVID-19 pandemic. Formal church services were suspended in March to help prevent the spread of the virus and the decision severely impacted the ability of Church members to partake of the sacrament, a sacred weekly ritual …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 23 August 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. Ornamental Fencing for the Pocatello …

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Sister Missionaries Stabbed, Neighbor Charged in Crime

Sister Missionaries Stabbed, Neighbor Charged in Crime

Around 4 a.m. on Sunday, two sister missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in Houston, Texas, were attacked inside their apartment, according to local reports. Both unidentified sisters were stabbed as they were sleeping and were quickly transported to a local hospital. They are expected to make a full recovery. Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff released …

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Temples News & Updates | Week of 16 August 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. Rendering and Location Announced for …

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Here’s How to Take a Live Virtual Tour of Historic Kirtland

Here's How to Take a Live Virtual Tour of Historic Kirtland

Many historic sites for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly all have been (and remain) temporarily closed to in-person guided tours. However, thanks to the miracle of technology, you can still enjoy the spirit of some of these sacred places. Historic Kirtland is now offering free virtual tours to help …

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Temple News & Updates | Week of 9 August 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. Brasília Brazil Temple Groundbreaking Announced …

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Church Leaders Offer Condolences After Beirut Explosion

Church Leaders Offer Condolences After Beirut, Lebanon Explosion

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images In an official statement posted on the Church Newsroom, the Middle East/Africa North Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered condolences to all those impacted by the explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. On behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we extend our heartfelt sympathies to each person …

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