From the Church

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 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 04:15 PM MDT
Several articles in a recent issue of the ‘Liahona’ help members answer President Russell M. Nelson's call to “expand our circle of love to embrace the whole human family.”
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October 12, 2021 01:53 PM MDT
94 years after it was first dedicated and more than three years of renovation work, the Mesa Arizona Temple is reopening to the public.
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By  Emily Abel
October 12, 2021 10:36 AM MDT
If you don't now love the temple or have fears about going back, this temple matron has advice on what do, and her thoughts come from personal experience.
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October 12, 2021 10:05 AM MDT
The filming of Season 4 was delayed due to COVID-19, but resumed production this summer. Here's a look at some of the highlights from the first 3 seasons.
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Beautiful music and messages of hope, provided by The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square, will be broadcast each Sunday on London Live, the capital’s TV station. The programs will be broadcast every Sunday evening at 5:30 PM.
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By  Emily Abel
October 08, 2021 02:49 PM MDT
Elder Andersen's family plays this game after conference. Now you can, too! Plus see the art, graphics, and photos Church leaders shared on Facebook this week.
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October 08, 2021 11:12 AM MDT
In his opening remarks at the October 2021 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson said, “I invite you to listen for three things during this conference: pure truth, the pure doctrine of Christ, and pure revelation.”
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October 08, 2021 10:50 AM MDT
Currently, the closest temples for the Latter-day Saints in Manitoba are at least a province away in Regina, Saskatchewan, or Bismarck, North Dakota.
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October 07, 2021 04:51 PM MDT
Forget about scrolling through endless pedigree lines to find an ancestor. Now you can use FamilySearch’s new Discovery Search to find any specific ancestor with one quick query.
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October 06, 2021 04:58 PM MDT
Get your record-keeping wheels turning with these meaningful writing prompts—your mind and body will thank you.
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October 06, 2021 12:14 PM MDT
Of the 37 speakers who gave addresses during the October 2021 general conference, 12 of them had never given a conference address before.
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October 05, 2021 12:55 PM MDT
As a follow up to her conference message, Sister Eubank shared a list of 16 easy ways to be a humanitarian. Read more about her suggestions:
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This week’s temple reopening update includes 2 temples moving to Phase 3, meaning that 150 temples worldwide will soon be open for all living and limited proxy ordinances.
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October 04, 2021 11:56 AM MDT
In his general conference message, President Nelson drew parallels between seismic improvements and our need for strong spiritual foundations.
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October 03, 2021 04:03 PM MDT
In the Sunday afternoon session of general conference, President Russell M. Nelson announced 13 new temples, bringing the total number of temples announced, under construction, or operating to 265. Read more about his announcement here.
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President Henry B. Eyring announced the release of six General Authority Seventies at general conference. Each has turned 70 years old, the traditional age of release, and has been granted emeritus status. Read more about them here:
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October 02, 2021 11:58 AM MDT
To help you remember the spirit you felt, here is one quote from each October 2021 general conference talk.
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October 01, 2021 04:10 PM MDT
For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, an Apostle traveled to address international Saints. Meanwhile, other leaders used video conferences and social media to teach and minister to members worldwide.
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October 01, 2021 03:32 PM MDT
Highlights from the October 2021 edition of the “World Report,” the biannual compilation of news from the Church, which is now available to watch online.
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September 30, 2021 03:05 PM MDT
When you devote 8–10 hours of your weekend to sitting in front of a screen, you want to make sure you get as much out of it as possible, but how can you best prepare for general conference? And when it’s over, how can you best apply its teachings to your life?
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September 30, 2021 12:32 PM MDT
For many Latter-day Saints, general conference is a time to sit back, relax, and listen to the speakers and the music. But for Elder Brook P. Hales, it’s something entirely different.
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September 29, 2021 04:30 PM MDT
The Church has put the finishing touches on a new mixed-use community near the Mesa Arizona Temple. The project, called The Grove, is meant to revitalize the community and local economy in downtown Mesa.
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September 28, 2021 04:12 PM MDT
Both the Church History Library and the historic Beehive House now have exhibits honoring this important and momentous event in Church history.
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September 28, 2021 02:30 PM MDT
The new self-reliance course is aimed at building spiritual and practical skills to help participants better care for their mind, emotions, and relationships.
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September 28, 2021 11:07 AM MDT
Check out four innovations associated with the upcoming general conference.
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September 27, 2021 05:12 PM MDT
Most new missionaries receive one-third of their training at home before traveling to an MTC for the last two-thirds of their training. Here are some of their reactions to the hybrid training.
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September 27, 2021 05:02 PM MDT
General conference is only a few days away, and options for tuning in are plentiful.
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September 27, 2021 04:03 PM MDT
The article speaks directly to members who identify as gay or lesbian or experience same-sex attraction.
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September 27, 2021 09:55 AM MDT
September's updates on the Salt Lake Temple renovation project included major seismic strengthening and work on the north entrance tunnel.
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September 24, 2021 04:27 PM MDT
Church leaders shared gospel messages this week in devotionals and on social media that might be just the thing to help members get in the right mindset for conference.
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By  LDS Living
September 23, 2021 12:50 PM MDT
Watch how one early-returning missionary decided to face his doubts and depression, realizing that sometimes answers come in the form of baby-sized miracles instead of grand manifestations.
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September 23, 2021 12:32 PM MDT
To get people everywhere excited for general conference, the Church released a new video on its social media channels.
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September 22, 2021 12:15 PM MDT
The first song that members of the Tabernacle Choir sang at Tuesday night‘s rehearsal was “Come, Ye Children of the Lord”—an appropriate choice after 19 months apart.
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"Please do all you can to protect yourself and others so the work of the Lord on both sides of the veil can move forward."
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September 21, 2021 04:57 PM MDT
Sister Audrey Morgenegg of Knoxville, Tennessee, was approaching the entrance to the Provo Missionary Training Center for the first time when she found she needed a moment to breathe.
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September 21, 2021 04:25 PM MDT
The records of more than 11 billion people will be available to anyone with a computer.
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By  LDS Living
September 20, 2021 01:47 PM MDT
On September 17, the 2021 Church Music Festival annual concert was live-streamed and is now available for on-demand viewing.
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September 17, 2021 05:07 PM MDT
“This encounter is a blessing for all of us. Even with our differences, there's just so much to share.”
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September 17, 2021 11:46 AM MDT
Editor’s note: “This week from the pulpit” highlights recent messages by General Authorities, General Officers, and leaders of the Church.
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By  LDS Living
September 17, 2021 11:25 AM MDT
Exterior renderings have been released for four new temples in the western United States. These temples were announced in April 2021 general conference by President Russell M. Nelson.
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By  LDS Living
September 16, 2021 11:24 AM MDT
In a newly-released Church video, scenes from the Book of Mormon Videos, general conference clips, and personal stories from Latter-day Saints are woven together to create a beautiful message.
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By  LDS Living
September 15, 2021 03:05 PM MDT
Dr. Sonja Poulter is a part of the new hymnbook committee and shared a few insights into the process of compiling the Church’s new selection of sacred hymns.
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This is the first Spanish-only social media account by any senior leader.
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September 14, 2021 04:11 PM MDT
Interviewing several Church leaders on the topic, Church News explored the purpose of councils and how they work from the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles to stake, ward, and family councils.
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September 14, 2021 03:17 PM MDT
The latest video in the Church’s His Grace video series, highlights one woman’s experience in finding God’s voice when she had done all she could to live worthy to have peace and answered prayers.
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September 13, 2021 06:52 PM MDT
In a recent article from Church News, the Young Women general presidency and advisory council highlighted the importance and meaning of the Children and Youth emblems of belonging and achievement that were announced in 2020.
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September 13, 2021 05:44 PM MDT
This past Saturday, Latter-day Saints performed service in some ways you might not expect as they joined with others across the country in the 9/11 National Day of Service to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
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September 13, 2021 04:18 PM MDT
Even a worldwide pandemic didn't stop the construction of temples.
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September 10, 2021 09:23 PM MDT
Approximately 30 brethren were interviewed on Saturday morning. Later that evening, Elder Andersen watched as Elder Nelson remembered the names of each of the men they had interviewed earlier in the day.
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September 10, 2021 04:12 PM MDT
Editor’s note: “This week from the pulpit” highlights recent messages by General Authorities, General Officers, and leaders of the Church.
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September 09, 2021 08:59 PM MDT
On Thursday, September 9, 2021, President Russell M. Nelson turned 97 years old, and in less than a year he will become the oldest General Authority in the Church’s history.
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September 09, 2021 06:09 PM MDT
As a teenager, Elder D. Todd Christofferson had the opportunity to visit the Sacred Grove. He decided while he was there that he would seek answers just as Joseph Smith did.
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September 03, 2021 08:38 PM MDT
Three talks were given last week wherein the majority of the audiences included people that fall under what has been termed “Gen Z.”
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September 02, 2021 11:00 AM MDT
Editor's note: This article is part of a new LDS Living series, “This may be one of the best talks you've never heard,” highlighting talks you may have missed through the years.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Wednesday morning:
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August 31, 2021 04:00 PM MDT
The Church Historian's Press invites your participation in the 2021 Joseph Smith Papers Conference which will have online-only format.
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