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9 fun facts about 'Come, Come, Ye Saints' and its composer that might surprise you William Clayton wrote "Come, Come Ye Saints" on the plains in Iowa over 170 years ago. Here are some interesting facts about how the familiar words came about.
"Covered Wagon Pioneers, Madonna at Dawn," by Minerva K. Teichert
For decades, Dodger Stadium has been holding 'Mormon Nights' during the summer. Now, they have a different name for it Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles threw out the ceremonial first pitch at "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Night at Dodger Stadium" on July 19.
Elder Neil L. Andersen and his wife, Sister Kathy Andersen, greet Sister Cheryl Wilde and Elder Gary Wilde, an Area Seventy, after Elder Andersen threw the first pitch at Dodger Stadium on July 19, 2019.
Video: President Nelson, NAACP leaders explain what their partnership is really about Watch this video on how the growing relationship between The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the NAACP is about helping all of God's children.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife Sister Wendy Nelson share a laugh with Reverend Theresa Dear and Dr. Amos Brown at the 110th annual national convention for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Detroit on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
NAACP and the Church: How a unique partnership is blessing God's children The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the NAACP have a growing partnernship where they are focused on bringing hope and happiness to all of God's children.
Jeanetta Williams, president of the Salt Lake branch of the NAACP, laughs while being interviewed during the 110th annual national convention for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Detroit, Michigan, on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
The Lord's plans are 'bigger than we can imagine' says new Sunday School leader Brother Milton da Rocha Camargo Brother Milton da Rocha Camargo, new first counselor in the Sunday School general presidency, shares how following the Spirit and trusting in the Lord has led to unexpected but wonderful experiences in life.
Sunday School first Counselor, Brother Milton da Rocha Camargo and his wife, Sister Patricia Camargo, pose for a photo at the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 8, 2019.
President Nelson to NAACP: 'May we strive to lift our brothers and sisters everywhere' Addressing the 110th annual NAACP national convention in Detroit, the diverse city where Martin Luther King Jr. spoke and marched more than a half century ago, President Russell M. Nelson said, "May we strive to lift our brothers and sisters."
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, with Reverend Theresa Dear while meeting with NAACP leaders at the 110th annual national convention for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Detroit, Michigan, on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
Boyd Matheson: 'Come, Follow Me' is more than a course of study — it's an invitation Latter-day prophets recognize that “Come, Follow Me” is more than a course of study — it is an invitation for members and non-members alike to know the Savior Jesus Christ, understand His atoning sacrifice and feel His redeeming love in
A study of the scriptures, supported by the new resource "Come, Follow Me — For Individuals and Families," is the suggested course of gospel study at home.
These new stake presidencies were recently called to serve Here are notices of new and reorganized stakes of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout the world.
Notices of new and reorganized stakes throughout the world.
Sister Sharon Eubank co-writes opinion piece on why President Nelson speaking at NAACP convention shows a 'symphony of brotherhood' The Detroit News has published an opinion piece by Sister Sharon Eubank, first counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, and Karen Boykin-Towns, vice chair of the NAACP Board of Directors.
National President Derrick Johnson of the NAACP speaks with President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at left during a press conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
New FamilySearch's interactive online experience, quiz links users with pioneer children The FamilySearch Pioneer Children Online Activity — which includes a quiz, short stories and biographical information on those who crossed the plains between ages newborn to 18 — is now available.
One of several "personality trait" responses — with the name and age of a pioneer child matching the trait and accompanying brief experience — for users of the new FamilySearch Pioneer Children Online Activity.
President Ballard dedicates Pioneer Children's Memorial at This is the Place Heritage Park Speaking to a large crowd at This is the Place Heritage Park on July 20, President Ballard said the Pioneer Children's Memorial would stand as a testament to the strength and faith of all pioneers, including pioneers today.
President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, greets people after the dedication of the Children's Pioneer Memorial at This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 20, 2019.
Music and the Spoken Word: Does it seem like you can't keep going? This is what it takes to succeed Every Sunday, "The Music and the Spoken Word" is shared by the Tabernacle Choir and announcer Lloyd Newell.
This painting depicts pioneers entering the Salt Lake Valley through Emigration Canyon in July 1847.
Sissel sings with heart at Tabernacle Choir's Pioneer Day concert, explains what you didn't know about Disney's 'Frozen' The cultures of Scandinavian and Nordic pioneers played a large focus in The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square's annual Pioneer Day concert, "Music for a Summer Evening," featuring guest artist Sissel, on July 19.
Special guest Sissel sings with the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square during their annual Pioneer Day concert at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Friday, July 19, 2019.
This Week on Social: Elder Soares invites young adults to start participating in the September Face to Face This week on social media, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reflected on recent assignments, shared personal experiences and invited people to look forward with faith to the future.
In an Instagram video, Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles invites young adults to participate in the Face to Face event he and Elder Craig C. Christensen, a General Authority Seventy, will be hosting on September 15.
Church to model conferences after Especially For Youth for stakes in U.S., Canada — BYU will discontinue traditional EFY sessions This week the Church announced a new implementation of FSY conferences for youth in the U.S. and Canada and shared details about the new Children and Youth program beginning in 2020.
Youth form the letters FSY on a field during an FSY conference.
Video: Elder Uchtdorf invites people to 'come and see' what BYU-Pathway Worldwide is all about A new video released by BYU-Pathway Worldwide features Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, who invites Latter-day Saints to invite their friends and family to "come and see" what BYU-Pathway has to offer.
Screen capture of Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles from the BYU-Pathway Worldwide video launching the "come and see" initiative.
Everything you need to know about the Church's 2020 curriculum for adults, youth and children In 2020, the home-centered curriculum for Latter-day Saint adults, youth and children is focused on the Book of Mormon.
Details and the list of gospel study materials to be used for home and Sunday classes next year are provided in the newly released document Instructions for Curriculum 2020.
This 93-year-old couple has served 23 missions for the Church. Here's how they created a 'legacy of love' Reed and Joyce Nixon have accomplished many things in their lives, including serving 23 missions worldwide for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during their 72 years of marriage.
Reed and Joyce Nixon are photographed at their Orem home on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The Nixon's have spent their entire lives serving missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Sister Franco shares 5 principles to 'enlighten' mission leaders During the 2019 Mission Leadership Seminar, Sister Cristina Franco, second counselor in the Primary general presidency, shared five principles to give guidance and direction to mission leaders.
Sister Cristina B. Franco of the Primary general presidency speaks at the 2019 Mission Leadership Seminar at the Provo Missionary Training Center on June 25, 2019.
Salt Lake City's German Speaking Ward met for the last time on Sunday. Here's who showed up for a surprise visit Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles visited the German Speaking Ward for its final sacrament meeting to encourage the members as they make transitions after the discontinuation of their ward.
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shakes the hand of a member of the German Speaking Ward after the final sacrament meeting on July 14, 2019, in Salt Lake City.