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Mary Richards

Mary Richards is a reporter for the Church News. Before that, she was a morning reporter/anchor for KSL NewsRadio in Salt Lake City. She graduated from BYU with a degree in journalism, and she and her husband have five children. Email her at

With “a lot of energy and a lot of love,” incoming Young Women General President Emily Belle Freeman hopes to create a community of young women who feel connected to the Savior.

The Spanish language “Spoken Word” will premiere on June 25; a Portuguese broadcast is coming soon.

President Henry B. Eyring shares two things he has learned over nine decades.

The commissioner of Family Services spoke about labels, identity and building emotional resilience.

Born on May 31, 1933, President Henry B. Eyring has served as a general authority since April 1985

Growing closer, gaining skills and becoming more like Jesus Christ — three families share what it’s like to serve together using JustServe.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints seeks to provide temporal relief by collaborating with organizations around the globe

“Change is possible,” said the Church’s commissioner of Family Services.

JustServe volunteers are a major part of the two-year MOMS Tour, which serves mothers at greatest risk.

The shirt traveled to Ghana from an Idaho Deseret Industries store in what Elder Call said was no coincidence.

While in South Africa in April, Elder Rasband taught youth and adults to cast aside fears, remember the Savior and strive to be peacemakers.

“You are commending yourself to the Lord, allowing Him to steer and direct,” President Bonnie H. Cordon told missionaries.

The general Young Women presidency answered questions regarding the purpose of Young Women camp, when it can be held and who plans it.

More than 800 volunteers with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Panama took part in the National Day of Service.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints prioritizes safe drinking water as one of its global humanitarian efforts. See how the Church works with organizations to help people in many countries.

Recent humanitarian efforts in Guatemala and Honduras show love for neighbors.

Throughout the United Kingdom, JustServe volunteers painted, cleaned, gardened, sewed and served for the Big Help Out after King Charles’ coronation.

Church of Jesus Christ received extensive recognition from local government leaders and media for its humanitarian work during Cyclone Freddy.

Renovated school exemplifies continued efforts between the Church and leaders in West Africa, as a local stake also meet with a city mayor.

The Church and United Nations work together on humanitarian efforts around the world.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invited into interreligious council.

Women gathered who have served for 10 past general presidents of Relief Society, Young Women and Primary organizations.

More than 200 JustServe volunteers worked with Maricopa County Parks and Recreation to clean up Lake Pleasant in Arizona.

A 40-foot container behind a Church meetinghouse contained emergency supplies before cyclones hit the South Pacific.

One of the largest gatherings of Latter-day Saint women in the world kicked off Wednesday evening and goes through Friday.

Videos from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints share many aspects of motherhood.

Choosing to be a disciple of Christ can help singles find peace and joy now and make an impact in their congregations, taught presenters at BYU Women’s Conference.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues to collaborate with organizations to provide relief.

“I always find a way” has become Sylvia Bernert’s motto after facing adversity in her life

In the war of words today, the most important words are those from prophets, seers and revelators, taught Sheri L. Dew at BYU Women’s Conference