From the Church

The Church has released a groundbreaking date for the Cagayan de Oro Philippines Temple and an artist’s rendering of the João Pessoa Brazil Temple.
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The Church has released the open house and dedication dates for the Tallahassee Florida Temple and a reopening date for the Toronto Ontario Temple.
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June 24, 2024 11:57 AM MDT
Time and again, President Nelson has experienced the power of the Book of Mormon when sharing this passage with guests around the globe.
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A new Prison Ministry website available through ChurchofJesusChrist.org and the Gospel Library app offers guiding principles for ministering to incarcerated individuals and their families.
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Since the beginning of 2024, several areas on Temple Square have reopened to the public.
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Since 2022, a limited number of local missionaries have received training in a temporary center, leading to the need for a permanent facility.
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June 17, 2024 03:57 PM MDT
Lloyd Newell did something he’s never done before in his final performance as the host of “Music & the Spoken Word.”
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The Church has released the open house and dedication dates for the Deseret Peak Utah Temple, an artistic rendering for the Wellington New Zealand Temple, and the site location for the Brussels Belgium Temple.
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Elder David A. Bednar dedicated the Layton Utah Temple on Sunday, June 16. Read more about his counsel for building a “covenant connection” with Heavenly Father.
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June 14, 2024 01:51 PM MDT
“Lloyd may not know everyone, but everyone knows Lloyd.” And after 34 years, Lloyd Newell will deliver his last broadcast for “Music & the Spoken Word” this Sunday.
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A Grammy winner and lauded Mexican performer will be performing with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square on its “Hope” tour this fall.
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Over the last few days, three new temples in South and Central America have hit important construction milestones.
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June 09, 2024 04:00 PM MDT
Here’s a complete and up-to-date list of all the temples that are under construction, under renovation, awaiting dedication, or announced.
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Elder Gerrit W. Gong dedicated the Taylorsville Utah Temple on Sunday, June 2, and invited Church members to “come to the Lord in the house of the Lord.”
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Ground has been broken in Cleveland, Ohio, and in Rexburg, Idaho, for two new temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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Several updates to the Church's General Handbook were published today, May 31, 2024, including adjustments to sections on Primary, “My Covenant Path,” and young service missionaries.
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May 30, 2024 05:41 PM MDT
Already, Church members and leaders are finding joy in the new hymnbook. Here are a few reasons why.
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May 30, 2024 09:12 AM MDT
Thirteen hymns for the Church’s long-awaited new hymnbook, including “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing” and “His Eye Is on the Sparrow,” are here.
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May 29, 2024 02:35 PM MDT
Elder Christofferson said how grateful the Church is for the staff at Tambo Memorial Hospital for following in the Savior's footsteps and serving the most vulnerable—including the tiniest of premature babies.
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The open house and dedication dates for the San Pedro Sula Honduras Temple will take place this fall. Learn more about the status of temples throughout Central America and around the world:
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Twelve hymns of the Church’s new global hymnbook—including “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing”—will be available on May 30, 2024.
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Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles dedicated the Puebla Mexico Temple on Sunday, May 19, 2024.
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May 16, 2024 12:14 PM MDT
In the coming weeks, the Church will dedicate five temples over five Sundays, including a two-temple dedication day in June.
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The Church has announced a groundbreaking date for the Ribeirão Prêto Brazil Temple and renderings for the Maceió Brazil and Huehuetenango Guatemala Temples.
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May 13, 2024 10:33 AM MDT
Rosângela Lula da Silva, Brazil’s first lady, shared a heartwarming photo with missionaries, thanking them for their help in the relief efforts in southern Brazil.
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Later this year, the Salvador Brazil Temple will be dedicated and ground will be broken for temples in Bolivia and Texas.
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The Church has released the artistic rendering for a temple in Canada, plus the location of new temples in Des Moines, Iowa, and Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Last week the Church announced site locations for the Tampa Florida, Lehi Utah, and West Jordan Utah Temples.
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April 26, 2024 10:57 AM MDT
Derek Ryan is frequently asked about his faith in the locker room. He knows of no other Latter-day Saints in the NHL as long as he has played.
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April 22, 2024 10:40 AM MDT
Latter-day Saints knew Elder Ronald A. Rasband and his wife, Sister Melanie Rasband, were coming. But then another special visitor walked into the room.
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By  Tad Walch
April 22, 2024 10:33 AM MDT
This 2.5-hour temple tour was unlike any other, finishing with people of Jewish and Latter-day Saint faiths singing together in Hebrew.
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April 19, 2024 06:48 AM MDT
Read four takeaways from the Legal Records series on Joseph Smith, including when he broke tradition to let a woman testify.
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April 18, 2024 01:44 PM MDT
What began as a basic ward directory app has now become a full-fledged toolbox to help individuals at home, in classes, and across wards and stakes.
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The public open house for the Layton Utah Temple begins this week and ends Saturday, June 1, 2024.
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Big news for temples coming to Mendoza, Argentina, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Cleveland, Ohio, and Kananga, Democratic Republic of the Congo Temple.
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The public open house for the Taylorsville Utah Temple begins later this week. Take a look inside this new temple’s stunning interior:
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Submissions for songs to be featured in “Come, Follow Me” this summer are being accepted until April 21, 2024.
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This brings the worldwide total to 350 houses of the Lord.
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April 06, 2024 11:06 AM MDT
In 2023, the Church established 160 new wards, and more than 250,000 new converts were baptized around the world.
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April 06, 2024 10:37 AM MDT
At the opening session of general conference, President Dallin H. Oaks announced a new Sunday School General Presidency effective August 1, 2024.
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The flags are one of several art installations on Temple Square symbolizing the global nature of the Church of Jesus Christ and its commitment to be a friend to all nations.
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The placement of the statue after a four-year absence is a notable milestone toward the completion of the Salt Lake Temple renovation project.
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April 01, 2024 02:29 PM MDT
Sister Ardeth Greene Kapp was beloved by young women worldwide for her example of faith and love.
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April 01, 2024 10:18 AM MDT
Here’s what you need to know about the schedule for the 194th Annual General Conference on April 6 and 7.
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The Puebla Mexico Temple will begin welcoming the public to come and participate in the open house beginning March 29, 2024.
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"Here [in the Kirtland Temple] … the Savior appeared on the breastplate of the pulpit, and after Him three heavenly messengers—Moses, Elias, and Elijah—restoring necessary keys for the kingdom to come back to the earth and to roll forward.”
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Tacloban is located on Leyte Island in the Eastern Visayas region of the Philippines.
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St. George, Utah, now holds the unique distinction of being home to the Church‘s oldest operating temple and newest operating temple.
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The Church has named Derrick Porter as the new executive producer, principal writer, and presenter of “Music & the Spoken Word,” replacing Lloyd Newell, who has served for the past 34 years.
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The public is invited to tour the new Urdaneta Philippines Temple from Monday, March 18, 2024, to Saturday, March 30, 2024.
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Exciting progress is being made for the San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple and the Savai'i Samoa Temple!
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Highly skilled art conservators meticulously restored historical murals throughout the temple.
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Stake or ward Relief Societies are encouraged to gather for the devotional and testimony meeting on the evening of Sunday, March 17, which will feature messages from President Nelson and the Relief Society General Presidency.
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March 05, 2024 03:58 PM MST
An FAQ page from the Church answers and lists other significant items in the transfer, including the Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible.
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March 05, 2024 02:07 PM MST
The Church plans to reopen the Kirtland Temple on March 25, 2024, for public tours at no charge.
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There will be music, a visit from Louie the Toucan, and a fun craft! This 20-minute episode is made just for kids and can be used at home or in Primary.
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See what the new Budapest Hungary Temple will look like and locations for new temples in Osaka, Japan and Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Big news for the Vancouver Washington Temple, the Lone Mountain Nevada Temple, the McKinney Texas Temple, and the Birmingham England Temple!
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These improvements help prepare for the gradual release of newly selected music, which is expected to begin in four languages as early as May 2024.
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So long, paper roll sheets! A new feature in the Church’s Member Tools app makes it easier for adult class teachers and secretaries to record class attendance.
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