From the Church

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the names of two yet-to-be-built houses of the Lord.
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The house of the Lord in Washington, DC, was formally rededicated on Sunday, August 14, 2022.
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August 12, 2022 11:59 AM MDT
For President Oaks’s 90th birthday, Church News released a video highlighting his life and the many lessons he has learned throughout the years.
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August 12, 2022 08:30 AM MDT
More than 50 temples around the world are currently under construction or renovation. Check out the progress that has been made over the last two weeks:
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August 11, 2022 02:00 PM MDT
Elder David A. Bednar has never been one to shy away from the power and influence of social media. And the Church’s “Strive to Be” Instagram account just shared his 3 tips for sharing the gospel online.
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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes to the end-of-year gathering of local leaders and members about tithing.
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August 09, 2022 11:34 AM MDT
Four months after he became the oldest President of the Church, Russell M. Nelson is now the Church’s longest-living Apostle.
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August 09, 2022 11:02 AM MDT
To celebrate Canada’s Church membership milestone, a virtual choir of 183 diverse young voices from across the country created a special new music video.
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Read the Church’s response to a recent Associated Press article about the Church’s abuse help line.
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August 05, 2022 08:16 AM MDT
More than four years the Washington D.C. Temple closed for renovation, President Russell M. Nelson will rededicate it on August 14.
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August 01, 2022 12:29 PM MDT
When Jenna Carson dons the uniform of a United State Air Force officer next week, she will not only be following a family military legacy but also making Latter-day Saint history.
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The previous Primary presidency was just called in April 2021. Read their bios and meet the newest member of the presidency.
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August 01, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
During the April 2022 general conference, a new Relief Society General Presidency was called: President Camille N. Johnson, Sister J. Anette Dennis, and Sister Kristin M. Yee. Learn more about these leaders here:
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“This app is miraculous. It allows us to be better instruments in sharing God’s word with His people, wherever they are, in whatever language they speak.”
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July 28, 2022 01:38 PM MDT
“I am a daughter of God, one of his Black daughters, and because I’m Black, I’ve had very specific cultural experiences that influence my perspective, my leadership, and my faith.”
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July 26, 2022 11:52 AM MDT
Get ready for an endless stream of your favorite Latter-day Saint music with these official new channels.
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July 25, 2022 01:15 PM MDT
In the past five years of their service, the Relief Society General Presidency has ministered to Latter-day Saints around the world, organized relief efforts during the pandemic that produced more than 5.7 million masks, and shared wise council in countless addresses
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July 25, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
A worldwide Church broadcast for children, their parents, and Primary leaders will be available beginning on Saturday, July 30, at 10 a.m. mountain standard time.
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July 19, 2022 02:29 PM MDT
The Church recently announced an invitation for congregations throughout the world to study and discuss the same topic on Sunday, July 31.
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July 18, 2022 10:01 AM MDT
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf visited with young women and men, listening to their experiences and sharing some words of encouragement.
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July 13, 2022 01:00 PM MDT
Headed on a summer road trip? See how well you know all the Church historic sites across the country you can visit.
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July 12, 2022 10:46 AM MDT
The study materials for the new course can be now downloaded from Gospel Library.
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Hundreds of Mozambiquans are joyfully entering the waters of baptism as COVID restrictions ease.
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From the earliest hours of the crisis, the Church—through its members and humanitarian partnerships—has been actively involved in the relief efforts for refugees in Europe.
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July 07, 2022 10:45 AM MDT
Read the Church’s updated statement on the Gospel Topics page.
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July 06, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
The fifth General President of the Relief Society, Emmeline B. Wells, wrote frequently about the daily affects of the pandemic in her diary, and the experiences she had might sound vaguely familiar...
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June 29, 2022 03:00 PM MDT
“Because of their preparations, both temporal and spiritual, the missionaries knew what to do and where to go.”
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June 29, 2022 01:10 PM MDT
Here's a recap of the important happenings at temples in Smithfield, Utah; Burley, Idaho; Yorba Linda, California; Praia, Cabo Verde; and Hong Kong, China for the month of June.
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June 29, 2022 12:54 PM MDT
“When we offer kindness and sincerely love and minister to those around us, then we are successful no matter what goes right or wrong in our day, and that’s because ‘charity never faileth.’”
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June 28, 2022 08:23 AM MDT
Around the world today, the Church has 47 new temples under construction. Find the latest updates on upcoming groundbreakings and dedications below.
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157 of the Church’s 173 operating temples are now in Phase 4, meaning they no longer have capacity restrictions or mask requirements.
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We all play a part in preserving the critical resources needed to sustain life—especially water—and we invite others to join us in reducing water use wherever possible.
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June 22, 2022 12:45 PM MDT
The year 2023 will include a couple of firsts related to the Churchwide curriculum.
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June 22, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Of the Church’s 130 stakes in Europe, a little more than a third are based in the United Kingdom.
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June 21, 2022 02:02 PM MDT
In a recent Church News podcast interview, President Steven J. Lund and Sister Rebecca L. Craven shared six things youth can get out of their time at FSY.
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Elder Lamadrid was a member of the Mérida Mexico Itzimna Stake and has been serving in the Mexico Mexico City East Mission since March 2021.
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June 17, 2022 01:18 PM MDT
“I knew it would be challenging to raise my daughters without my wife. But I soon found out I wasn’t really on my own.”
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June 16, 2022 02:26 PM MDT
Mark your calendars for March 2–4, 2023!
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June 15, 2022 01:52 PM MDT
On June 14, the Church’s Philippines Facebook page shared photos of an angel Moroni statue being hoisted atop the Urdanteta Philippines Temple.
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June 15, 2022 01:51 PM MDT
In a new “How I Hear Him” video, President Camille N. Johnson shares a touching story about how she heard the Spirit on her late father’s birthday.
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June 15, 2022 08:45 AM MDT
Elder Uchtdorf’s special Teaching in the Savior’s Way broadcast was recommended “for all members of the Church who teach either in their calling or in their home.”
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June 14, 2022 11:07 AM MDT
For anyone who submits tithing and fast offering donations online, some of the donation categories and options may look a little different now.
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June 10, 2022 04:37 PM MDT
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Yorba Linda California Temple is scheduled for June 18, 2022, but the temple will look different than originally anticipated.
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June 08, 2022 09:09 PM MDT
A shooter fired two dozen rounds from the tree line, hitting the Hill Cumorah Visitors’ Center twice.
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June 06, 2022 03:38 PM MDT
The First Presidency has reiterated its policies, guidelines, and practices “to ensure the safety of all participants and protect the Church and its volunteers.”
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June 06, 2022 09:59 AM MDT
On Sunday, June 12, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf will speak in a special broadcast for all members of the Church who teach either in their calling or in their home.
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By  YA Weekly
June 03, 2022 10:05 AM MDT
There’s a lot of focus on being modest on the outside. But what about being modest on the inside?
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As temples around the world continue to return to full operation, leaders of the Church announced another important step forward.
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By  YA Weekly
June 02, 2022 10:09 AM MDT
Many members attend wards that aren’t in their native language or culture. But there are ways we can help know they belong.
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June 01, 2022 03:17 PM MDT
Inez Knight and Jennie Brimhall were the first single women set apart as “lady missionaries” for the Church.
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June 01, 2022 12:48 PM MDT
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Sister Patricia T. Holland share stories of faith and unique leadership opportunities they’ve each had throughout their decades of Church service.
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The renovation is complete on the first temple built in Asia.
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May 26, 2022 06:44 PM MDT
Elder David A. Bednar’s National Press Club luncheon address was followed by some hard-hitting questions and some unexpectedly comical answers.
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May 26, 2022 01:09 PM MDT
On Thursday, May 26, 2022, Elder David A. Bednar made a statement about the school shooting that took place in Uvalde, Texas.
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May 17, 2022 10:38 AM MDT
Read the Church’s stance on abortion as outlined in the General Handbook.
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May 16, 2022 11:58 AM MDT
In 2021 the Church broadened the scope of its global humanitarian aid.
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By  Emily Abel
May 13, 2022 12:30 PM MDT
While the First Vision holds great significance, little would have happened had Joseph’s interactions with heavenly messengers ended there.
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May 13, 2022 11:07 AM MDT
This new film will follow the struggles and triumphs of the Saints through the eyes of four Church members in Nauvoo who lived the temple-building experience on a daily basis.
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