Service

September 28, 2022 09:42 AM MDT
Take a look back at the last six months of news, projects, and messages from Church leaders since last general conference.
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Help has been provided to about 65,000 affected families in Guadeloupe, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic.
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September 07, 2022 10:00 AM MDT
“The welfare program … stresses ... education, health, employment, family home production and storage, family finances, and spiritual strength.”
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September 01, 2022 11:02 AM MDT
The options available to missionaries today are truly extensive, and service missionaries often benefit from these unique opportunities.
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August 09, 2022 10:18 AM MDT
This week’s issue of People magazine includes a heartwarming story of one family truly exemplifying the Savior’s admonition to “love one another.”
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August 04, 2022 03:35 PM MDT
According to researchers, most people show and receive love in one of five ways—quality time, words of affirmation, physical touch, receiving gifts, and acts of service. But did Christ use any or all of these “love languages” with his disciples?
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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 22, 2022 02:02 PM MDT
Instead of approaching missionary work by telling others that they need the Church, we can let them know that “the Church needs you.”
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July 13, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
When over 90 missionaries were reassigned to the Smiths’ mission, Sister Smith interviewed them about the role of a mission president’s wife.
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July 07, 2022 03:02 PM MDT
What I thought would be a terrible burden turned into a beautiful blessing and an even greater lesson.
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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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April 26, 2022 12:13 PM MDT
In a group of student volunteers, one among them had eaten those meals every day as a child in Africa.
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By  Emily Abel
April 15, 2022 10:42 AM MDT
As a tried-and-true veteran of the YSA scene, I have some things you need to know.
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April 14, 2022 11:40 AM MDT
The triumph of Easter is preceded by humility shown in foot-washing rituals on Maundy Thursday.
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March 04, 2022 01:30 PM MST
More than five years ago, an especially productive night of trick-or-treating led one family to start a weekly tradition of service that snowballed into something that blesses the lives of thousands in the Dallas Fort Worth area.
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March 01, 2022 09:58 AM MST
The Europe Area Presidency issued a letter to local leaders designating Sunday, March 2, 2022, as a day of prayer and fasting for peace.
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February 28, 2022 01:36 PM MST
My goal in my Relief Society lesson was to answer two questions: 1. Can you be a good person and not attend Church? 2. Why the need for organized religion?
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February 28, 2022 10:24 AM MST
Now more than ever, André Zinkovski is grateful for a living prophet and prophetic counsel. In more ways than one, it has been lifesaving.
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February 23, 2022 12:55 PM MST
Quick-thinking action, faith and love inspired these young missionaries to help others during the disaster.
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February 23, 2022 10:49 AM MST
Next month, the Relief Society will celebrate its 180th anniversary. Sister Sharon Eubank shared a special challenge for Relief Society sisters over the next 30 days leading up to the anniversary.
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February 17, 2022 08:37 AM MST
In their new book, Tad and Kathryn Callister share gratitude for their parents, who were their prime gospel teachers and examples.
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February 04, 2022 03:28 PM MST
Beehive Clothing produces the sacred garments and ceremonial clothing for Latter-day Saints and Church distribution centers all over the world.
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February 04, 2022 02:52 PM MST
Last week, a local TV station in southeastern Michigan featured the snow-shoveling missionaries on the evening news.
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By  Emily Abel
January 26, 2022 01:07 PM MST
Don Gardner might be older than the average deacon, but his commitment to setting up and taking down chairs is touchingly unwavering.
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January 25, 2022 11:46 AM MST
Primary children in New Zealand wrote messages expressing love for people in Tonga affected by the volcanic eruption.
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January 24, 2022 03:14 AM MST
Because communication was non-existent with the outer islands, Elder Inoke Kupu learned of the extremely dire circumstances only as communication improved and after a Tongan Navy vessel visited there.
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December 10, 2021 12:00 PM MST
See how one young mother kept the magic of Christmas while helping her children focus on what matters most during the season.
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By  Emily Abel
December 06, 2021 01:05 PM MST
Fifteen-year-old McKay Nelson started a project centered on the Book of Mormon that ultimately gathered participants from Bulgaria to New Zealand.
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By  Emily Abel
December 01, 2021 01:20 PM MST
Sister Harriet Uchtdorf and her daughter Antje give a taste of the magic of Christmas in Germany on this week’s episode of the Church News podcast.
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Fun
November 06, 2021 12:00 PM MDT
We love the way Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf devotes his life to family, service, and the Savior. Celebrate this beloved Apostle's 81st birthday with these fun photo highlights from his remarkable life.
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By  Emily Abel
November 03, 2021 04:35 PM MDT
If anyone can clean up 30 million pounds of trash in two months, it's Latter-day Saint Mark Rober.
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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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February 22, 2021 05:53 PM MST
In July 2020, Sister Michelle Wright Amos began her service of presiding over the Louisiana Baton Rouge Mission with her husband, leaving behind a career with NASA where she had worked on the Mars Perseverance rover for almost a year. At the end of the month, that rover launched into space.
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January 28, 2021 01:50 PM MST
“Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would have my long-awaited newborn in the middle of the largest global crisis our generation has ever known.”
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December 28, 2020 12:00 PM MST
This past year has been full of the unexpected. Between the coronavirus, natural disasters, and societal issues, 2020 may not have been what we all expected when it brought in the new decade. But there have been beautiful moments too. Despite feelings of division, many people have come together to express gratitude for the blessings God has given them. Others have come to the rescue for those in need, whether physically or spiritually. And society as a whole has adjusted to new circumstances and situations despite moments of fear and uncertainty.
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November 12, 2020 07:11 PM MST
The Global Peter Drucker Forum channel on YouTube recently hosted a panel of speakers to honor the late Harvard professor Clayton Christensen whose theory of disruptive innovation changed the business world.
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November 12, 2020 03:03 PM MST
In this week's episode of This Is the Gospel, three storytellers share what the gospel of Jesus Christ looks like in action. After witnessing two neighborhood tragedies, Ben decides to reach out to his neighbors through a new weekly practice. Read to find out how Ben applied the gospel of Jesus Christ through something as ordinary as a loaf of bread.
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At this time of great global need, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging people to bring light to the world this Christmas season through simple, meaningful acts of service.
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September 23, 2020 04:22 PM MDT
At least 2,357 homes in southern Oregon have been destroyed in the Almeda Fire, which is one of the 10 most-devastating American fires in 50 years, Deseret News reported. In a single congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 50 homes were consumed in the flames.
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July 04, 2020 11:00 AM MDT
This excerpt is from Be Your Best Self by President Thomas S. Monson, which was published in 1979. This excerpt originally ran on LDS Living in July 2017.
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April 21, 2020 12:34 PM MDT
Willard Sensiba knows about precision. As a former typesetter and the president of a typesetter union, he spent 20 years at newspapers around the country, manually configuring the type using the printer’s very small and precise measurements.
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February 27, 2020 02:35 PM MST
Many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in last year’s Church fundraiser, #LightTheWorld, to provide aid to those in need. Through the “Giving Machines” and donations, Latter-day Saints distributed more than $6.3 million dollars to different charities around the globe.
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January 10, 2020 05:28 PM MST
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints updated the total amount of donations raised through the Light the World Giving Machines.
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December 20, 2019 10:12 PM MST
In my childhood, everything wasn’t bliss in our ward Primary, for boys will be boys. The laughter of the boys and the chatter of the girls at times must have been most disconcerting to our Primary leaders.
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By  LDS Living
December 11, 2019 10:05 PM MST
The following letter previously ran on LDS Living in 2015.
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November 06, 2019 05:24 PM MST
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will place Giving Machines in 10 locations across the world this Christmas season, further expanding its efforts to #LightTheWorld by encouraging people to perform instant acts of service that make a difference in others’ lives.
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November 02, 2019 08:38 AM MDT
The following is an excerpt from Elder John H. Groberg’s book Fire of Faith, which details his experiences with his family as he served as a mission president in Tonga.
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By  LDS Living
October 23, 2019 07:44 PM MDT
A Latter-day Saint family got the surprise of a lifetime when singer and actor Jared Leto donated $5,000 to their GoFundMe for their two young boys.
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September 30, 2019 03:13 PM MDT
Newsroom features stories from its 80 international Newsroom websites as well as from those in the United States to share what members and leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are doing to better serve their communities throughout the world.
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September 25, 2019 04:20 PM MDT
The story of the Christmas Jars phenomenon is officially getting another chapter! Only this time, fans of the Jason F. Wright novel can watch the beloved Christmas story unfold right before their eyes.
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September 12, 2019 01:10 PM MDT
While residents up and down the Southeast coast prepped for possible impacts from Hurricane Dorian last week, over 200 volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been preparing to help those that were impacted by the storm. Groups of volunteers across the Raleigh-Durham area have been training to help with the Crisis Cleanup hotline. The helpline in this area is set up to start taking calls beginning this week and will continue until Friday, September 20th.
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