News Releases

First Presidency Releases 2020 Christmas Message

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) “We invite all to seek and share the true spirit of Christmas this season by hearing Him — Jesus Christ, the Prince of Peace and Light of the World,” the First Presidency shared in a Christmas message released Friday, November 27.

West Africa Prepares, then Watches and Listens to the Prophet

When it was announced on November 13, 2020 that in one week, November 20th, the prophet was going to deliver a message to the world of hope and healing, the people in the Africa West Area took notice and prepared to listen. Not only listen personally but they have been sharing the message with their friends, posting the announcement...

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Latter-day Saints Around the World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

Sister Eubank and Sister Harkness visit the Africa West Area, only this time it was virtual

A Special Video Message of Hope and Healing Is Coming From the Prophet November 20

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Russell M. Nelson, prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will share a special video message with the world on November 20, 2020, at 11 a.m. MST.

Committees Thank Members for ‘Overwhelming’ Response to Hymnbook Revision Efforts

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Hymnbook and Children's Songbook Committees update members on that status of the new music collections and where they are in the process. 

Updated Referral Experience Helps You Connect Friends with the Missionaries

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Updates to the missionary referral system encourage members to coordinate efforts with local missionaries.

President Nelson at October General Conference: Let God Prevail, Embrace the Future, Live ‘a New Normal’ 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) "God does not love one race above another," said President Russell M. Nelson, among other key messages to Latter-day Saints during October 2020 general conference.

Leaders Encourage Women to Be a Faithful, Unifying Force That Will Change the World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Women “have not only the numbers but the spiritual power to change the world,” President Russell M. Nelson said during the women’s session of general conference. The First Presidency and other General Officers shared messages of faith and inspiration on Saturday, October 3.