Fun

50 epic trunk-or-treat decorating ideas you wish you had time for

Halloween—it’s a confusing mix of eeriness, morbidity, candy, trick-or-treating, and family fun. But the mixed reception of this spooky holiday got us wondering, What has the Church officially said about Halloween?
Matthew Godfrey has devoted more than a decade of his life to studying the documents of Joseph Smith. This week, as we study the sections of the Doctrine and Covenants that originate in Liberty Jail for Come, Follow Me, we asked Godfrey to share with us the context of these chapters.
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Earlier this year, Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles visited Liberty Jail and read from Doctrine and Covenants section 121, which was written by Joseph Smith while he was imprisoned there.
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A new miniseries podcast from the Joseph Smith Papers project shares how the building of the Nauvoo Temple and the introduction of temple ordinances there is essential to our modern-day appreciation for the temple, Joseph Smith’s doctrinal teachings, and the Restoration.
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No matter your heritage, new FamilySearch activities can help bring a new element to your Halloween-time traditions
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Podcasts

What does it mean to be "all in" the gospel of Jesus Christ?
A Come, Follow Me study group podcast.
A storytelling podcast. Season 4 in production!
A guided journey to coming to know the Prophet
October 19, 2021 02:05 PM MDT
Looking for a more interactive way to teach your family about this week’s Come, Follow Me chapters but live nowhere near Missouri? Now you can walk through Liberty Jail without ever leaving home with this incredible virtual model.
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October 19, 2021 11:00 AM MDT
Any discussion of Latter-day Saint connections in Star Wars has to begin with the old legend that Yoda was modeled after Latter-day Saint prophet Spencer W. Kimball, who was passably similar in appearance and mannerism.
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October 19, 2021 10:41 AM MDT
The Church has released the exterior rendering for a new temple to be built in the western United States. This will be the state's second temple.
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This week’s temple reopening update includes another temple moving to Phase 2-B. Learn more:
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By  Emily Abel
October 18, 2021 04:20 PM MDT
Sunday, October 17, was an exciting day for Latter-day Saints in Oklahoma and Kansas—the Church announced its donation of two million dollars to the First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City and President Russell M. Nelson spoke to members in a virtual devotional.
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October 18, 2021 01:12 PM MDT
The game's commentator called Murphy “one of the all-time greats.” He joined the Church in 1975 during his career playing Major League Baseball.
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Temple Reopening Status Updates

This week’s temple reopening update includes another temple moving to Phase 2-B. Learn more:
October 15, 2021 04:37 PM MDT
Most of the Church's temples worldwide are operating in Phase 3 now. But what does that mean? What ordinance work can be done in a Phase 3 temple? And what is still limited?
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October 15, 2021 03:16 PM MDT
Tammy Uzelac Hall explains why “virtue” is less about chastity or modesty and more about the power we receive though covenants.
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October 15, 2021 01:53 PM MDT
Here’s what local residents, celebrities, and Latter-day Saints are saying about the newly-remodeled temple.
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October 15, 2021 12:17 PM MDT
Katie Kortman is a designer on season 19 of Project Runway, Relief Society president, and a mother of four children. She was also taught that being different is good.
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October 15, 2021 12:11 PM MDT
In a BYU devotional, Bishop W. Christopher Waddell talked about several resources that God has given “to assist us in our effort to stay connected to the Savior.”
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By  LDS Living
October 15, 2021 07:57 AM MDT
Nearly 50 temples across the globe are under construction or renovation. See photos of the most recent updates here:
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October 14, 2021 05:19 PM MDT
On Tuesday, Elder Dale G. Renlund's older brother, Gary Mats Renlund, passed away. On Thursday, Elder Renlund shared a tribute that gives insight into the influence an older sibling can have in someone’s life.
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October 14, 2021 04:25 PM MDT
Our baby son had just finished a month of being on ECMO, the most extreme form of life support. He had survived, and so had we, and we thanked God for it.
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Fun
October 14, 2021 04:23 PM MDT
Mark Rober has always had a thing for pranks. From serving vinegar to his sister as a boy to making a contraption to access a friend’s Nintendo 64 in college, thinking outside the box seems to come naturally to him.
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