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Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Church Responds

Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Church Responds

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following statement regarding Typhoon Mangkhut: Church leaders have been in contact with mission, stake and district leaders in the path of Typhoon Mangkhut, urging them to take all necessary precautions to prepare those in their care for the storm. Many Church buildings in the path of the typhoon are …

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Latter-day Saints Ready to Provide Disaster Relief on East Coast

Latter-day Saints Ready to Provide Disaster Relief on East Coast

As Hurricane Florence reaches landfall on the East Coast of the United States, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is ready to aid those in need. In partnership with local relief organizations, LDS Charities responds to emergencies around the world by providing short-term, life-sustaining resources such as food, water, shelter and clothing, in addition …

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Missionaries Evacuated as Hurricane Nears the US Southeast Coast

Missionaries Evacuated as Hurricane Nears the US Southeast Coast

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released this statement on Hurricane Florence: “Missionaries in the path of Hurricane Florence are taking necessary precautions to remain safe as the storm prepares to make landfall. Missionaries serving in coastal areas are being moved to safe locations with adequate supplies. Mission presidents are instructing missionaries on safety protocols as well as …

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Elder Cook, Church Historians Answer Questions About Church History

Elder Cook, Church Historians Answer Questions About Church History

With the majestic Nauvoo Illinois Temple as a backdrop, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles hosted an engaging discussion on the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a group of more than 250 young adults in a live Face to Face devotional Sunday evening, September 9, 2018, broadcast throughout the …

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Our Favorite Photos of President Russell M. Nelson on his Birthday

Ninety-four years ago our beloved prophet, President Russell M. Nelson, was born to Marion and Edna Nelson. He has dedicated his life to serving people, both in and out of the Church. Scroll through some of our favorite photos of President Nelson throughout his inspiring life. We are so grateful for our loving prophet!   Share your favorite photos or …

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5 Inspiring Talks to Celebrate Elder Cook’s Birthday

Seventy-eight years ago in Logan, Utah, Quentin LaMar Cook was born to Bernice Kimball and J. Vernon Cook. Throughout his life, he has served The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints faithfully. He served as a full-time missionary in the British Mission and later held the calling of bishop and stake president in the San Francisco California Stake. On …

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Church Invites Members to Join Day of Prayer for Those Affected by Suicide, Mental Illness

Church Invites Members to Join Day of Prayer for Those Affected by Suicide, Mental Illness

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is inviting its membership to join others across the United States in prayer this weekend for those whose lives have been touched by suicide and those struggling with suicidal behavior and mental illness. September 7–9, 2018, is the National Weekend of Prayer for Faith, Hope, and Life. Elder LeGrand R. Curtis Jr. of the …

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Prospective Missionaries Will Now Receive Their Calls Online

Prospective Missionaries Will Now Receive Their Calls Online

Young men, young women and senior couples preparing to serve as full-time missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are getting a quicker, more convenient way to open their mission calls. The Church is rolling out a new initiative in which missionary candidates receive their assignments online instead of in the mail. This process has been tested …

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President Nelson Encourages Hurricane Survivors in Caribbean

President Nelson Encourages Hurricane Survivors in Caribbean

“It’s been nearly a year now since Hurricane Maria came,” said President Russell M. Nelson during the devotional held at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot. He delivered his remarks in Spanish. President Nelson was joined by Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Ruth; Elder Walter F. González of the Seventy and his wife, Zulma; and Elder José L. Alonso of the …

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President Nelson to Visit the Caribbean Area

President Nelson to Visit the Caribbean Area

Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will make a special visit to the members of the Church in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, on September 1 and 2, 2018, as part of his Global ministry tour. President Nelson will be accompanied by Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve …

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