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American Red Cross recognizes The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for $1.5 million donation In a joint press-conference on Friday, Oct. 26, the American Red Cross recognized The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as its first-ever Mission Leader.
Bishop Dean M. Davies, first counselor in the Presiding Bishopric, speaks to the audience during a press conference in Murray, Utah, on Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, as the Church donates $1.5 million to the American Red Cross for the purchase of 10 new Emergency Response Vehicles.
From the Vault: The 2 great principles of the gospel, according to Elder Marion D. Hanks On Sunday Oct. 4, 1992, Elder Hanks addressed the congregation of the Church over the pulpit at general conference and spoke of the nature of a God who is loves His children and is with them in in all things.
Marion D. Hanks speaks during the Sunday morning session of general conference on Sunday, Oct. 4, 1992.
Kristin Chenoweth to join The Tabernacle Choir in their 2018 annual Christmas concert — here's how to get tickets This year, one of Broadway’s most well-known performers, Kristin Chenoweth, will appear as the featured guest and narrator of the annual Christmas concert by The Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square and Bells on Temple Square.
Kristin Chenoweth will be this year's featured guest artist and narrator at The Tabernacle Choir's annual Christmas concert.
These new picture quotes from October 2018 general conference are perfect for your phone, tablet Did you know that lds.org has downloadable picture quotes designed for use as wallpapers and backgrounds on tablets and phones?
Downloadable picture quote from general conference available on lds.org.
This week on social: 15 posts from leaders of the Church during general conference weekend 15 Church leaders' social media accounts posted at least once over the weekend, sharing further details relating to their talks or confirming again their role as special witnesses of Jesus Christ.
Screen shot of Elder Gerrit W. Gong's Twitter post from Oct. 10.
See photos from the historic women's session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference Marking a historic moment in general conference history, the women’s session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference was held in the Saturday evening spot of conference weekend on Oct. 6.
Gabriela Gonzalez, left, and Kamilah Baltrons are reunited before the start of the general women's session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held in the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City on Oct. 6, 2018. Gonzalez and Baltrons became friends while Gonzalez was serving a mission in Oakland, California.
'Hearts of gold': How the rising generation has strengthened the Church in Cambodia Despite having been in the country only 24 years, the Church has grown remarkably fast — and it doesn’t seem likely to slow down anytime soon.
Visitors to Angkor Wat walk near the Siem Reap River in Cambodia on April 28, 2018. Angkor Wat is a 12th century temple complex in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world.
How 'Jane and Emma' film puts racial tensions, Church history in the spotlight like never before The new "Jane and Emma" movie portrays one of the most powerful and unexpected friendships in Church history.
Actresses Danielle Deadwyler who plays Jane Manning James and Emily Goss who plays Emma Smith in "Jane and Emma."
Church video 'Choose to Stay' offers hope for those considering suicide A new video released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides a personal perspective of a young man grappling with thoughts of suicide, and the hope that comes when he decides to stay.
Screenshot from the new video released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints regarding suicide prevention.
From the Vault: Bishop J. Richard Clarke's 'The Value of Work' “Work is a blessing from God,” Bishop J. Richard Clarke said as he shared stories and examples of the importance of hard work in God’s eternal plan for progression in his April 1982 general conference address.
Screenshot from LDS.org of Bishop J. Richard Clarke from general conference in April 1982.
Watch the new music video that reimagines 'I am a Child of God' The Powerhouse music group The Bonner Family takes the phrase "I am a child of God" to a whole new level with this inspiring music video created in correlation with the upcoming film release "Jane and Emma."
Screenshot of The Bonner Family's "Child of God" music video found on YouTube.
What this retired BYU professor did to make his mark on Church history in Wales Dr. Ronald Dennis, a great-great-grandchild of Dan Jones, was invited to unveil one of the U.K.’s famous blue plaques to commemorate the old Island Place Meetinghouse and the presence of early Church members in Wales.
On the right, Dr. Ronald Dennis presents at the unveiling of the blue plaque to commemorate the historic Island Place Meeting House on Aug 25, 2018, in Llanelli, Wales. To his left stand a representative from Llanelli Community Heritage, the Chair of the Carmathenshire County Council, Councilor Mansel Charles, Plaid Cymru of Llanegwad, and Counselor W.E. Skinner, Labour, Bigyn Ward of Llanelli.
The power of narrative: 'Saints' series brings a whole new perspective to Church history “So many things have been taken out of context and seen as in a minuscule way,” Elder Cook said, “and this now allows a complete picture that we think will bless the lives of the rising generation and our generation."
Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles looks over "Saints: The Story of The Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days" in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018.
This week on social: Elder Soares shares a photo mosaic of Christ, 4 phrases about the Atonement from Elder Gong Leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints used social media this week to remind their followers of the important role that Christ and his atoning sacrifice can play in the lives of His followers.
Screenshot of the photo posted to Elder Ulisses Soares' Instagram account.
Video: Watch reactions from Church members around Europe after completing this 21-day challenge At 531 pages and 239 chapters throughout its 15 different books, reading The Book of Mormon in just 21 days takes time and dedication.
Screenshot from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the United Kingdom Facebook page.
Discover the unique burial site of Brigham Young and 10 facts from his life 141 years after his death In remembrance of his death on Aug. 29, 1877, here are 10 facts about the second prophet of the Church.
The marker for the "Grave of Brigham Young" in Salt Lake City.
Failure is not a weakness, says BYU Education Week speaker People tend to stand in their own way of progression because, too often, they are so afraid of failure, that they never even try, Robert Ferrell explained during BYU Education Week. But failure, he said, is about a lot more than it seems.
Meagan Harrison of Orem consults her class guide during BYU Education Week in Provo on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018.
Check out this list of every Church temple on Google My Maps Have you ever wanted to scroll through a list of all the temples around the world and click to see where they are on a map? Check out this list of every Church temple on Google MyMaps.
A snapshot of the alphabetical list of temples on Google MyMaps.
91 years ago today, a prophet was born: President Monson's life through the decades A snapshot of the nine decades President Thomas S. Monson spent in service to the Lord and his fellow men.
President Thomas S. Monson and President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, arrive at the cultural celebration held June 12, 2010, the evening before the dedication of the Cebu City Philippines Temple.