From the Church

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 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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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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As part of their world tour, The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will be making three stops in September after their concerts in Mexico and the Philippines.
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The Provo Utah Temple will close on February 24, 2024, for reconstruction and will be renamed when it reopens.
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The Church has released the date of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Teton River Idaho Temple and a rendering of what the Jacksonville Florida Temple will look like.
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February 15, 2024 04:30 PM MST
Kristin Chenoweth, an Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer known for her work in musical theater, TV, and film, is coming to RootsTech 2024.
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February 14, 2024 11:42 AM MST
An estimated 800 construction team members gathered for the building tradition of a “topping out” ceremony.
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The Church has released details about the upcoming closure and renovation of the Orlando Florida Temple and the rededication of the Manti Utah Temple.
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February 08, 2024 09:42 AM MST
Massive forest fires grew over the weekend in central and coastal Chile, killing at least 112 people and destroying thousands of homes.
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Construction on the San Luis Potosí Mexico Temple will begin later this year.
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The Church will send printed copies of its three global magazines in 50 languages at no cost to households in most parts of the world.
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Last week’s letter also mentioned that local leaders can adjust start times for these sacrament meetings to best accommodate the needs of members.
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January 30, 2024 10:50 AM MST
This expansion to seminary curriculum will include new ‘life preparation lessons’ and will be implemented beginning this month in some areas of the United States and Canada.
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The Church has released the locations of new houses of the Lord in Cusco and Iquitos, Peru. Find out where
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The Knoxville Tennessee Temple was announced in April 2022 by President Nelson, and plans call for a single-story temple of approximately 30,000 square feet.
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The open house for the new Red Cliffs Utah Temple is underway in St. George, Utah, and runs through Saturday, March 2.
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January 25, 2024 10:05 AM MST
These events are the first of their kind and are meant to help “reset the culture of dating” in a “low-stakes, low-pressure way.”
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This will be Bolivia’s third house of the Lord, following temples in Cochabamba and Santa Cruz.
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These new leaders will assist the Young Men General Presidency as they counsel with other general and local Church leaders to teach, serve, and watch over young men ages 12 through 18.
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