Stories By R. Scott Lloyd

'At the Pulpit,' comprising LDS women's speeches over 185 years, now online A book released in hard copy a year ago highlighting 54 discourses by women in the Church from 1831 to 2016 is now available in a free, online version.
Apostle dedicates Barbados, visits Caribbean nations At storied Gun Hill Signal Station, Elder Dale G. Renlund on Feb. 18 dedicated the island nation of Barbados to the preaching of the gospel, concluding a nine-day visit to the Caribbean.
'Discover, gather, connect' is new family history credo, Church leaders say Five General Authority Seventies interviewed prior to RootsTech emphasize new credo: "Discover, gather, connect."
Choir, orchestra to present Eastertide performance of Handel's 'Messiah' The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will present Handel’s “Messiah,” in two live performances with two simulcasts and a live internet stream.
Church members refurbish NAACP offices in Mississippi At the proposal of Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, members and missionaries fixed up the local offices of the NAACP in Jackson, Mississippi.
Billionaire, family man remembered at funeral for life of devoted service to others In the university arena that bears his name, billionaire industrialist, philanthropist and Church leader Jon M. Huntsman was remembered at a funeral service for a life of devoted service to others.
Getting to know President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles A descendant of early Church leaders, President M. Russell Ballard has a rich family legacy, and he has built upon it with his own ministry spanning 42 years as a General Authority and 32 as an apostle.
Mesa temple visitors' center to close The visitors’ center adjacent to the Mesa Arizona Temple will close on May 19 for extensive renovations, its future yet to be determined, the Church has announced.
Mesa Arizona Temple Visitors' Center will close May 19.
'Meet the Mormons' franchise culminates with latest vignettes The newest video in the “Meet the Mormons” series depicts a show pilot who for many years has constructed his own airplanes and done flight acrobatics at air shows.
'Visualizing a Church on the Move': the 1846 Mormon exodus told with animated maps, timeline The Mormon Pioneers’ exodus from Nauvoo, Ill., in 1846 is not the story of one pioneer trek, but rather a dozen pioneer treks that interconnect with and intersect each other over hundreds of miles, a historical cartographer says.
Lehi family history building serves public and accommodates FamilySearch software engineers The newest family history facility in the Church might be regarded as a combination FamilySearch Center and a haven of technical talent for the Family History Department.
President Oaks shares the two most important duties of missionary work with MTC presidents Teaching repentance and baptizing converts is the fundamental duty of those involved in missionary work, and other endeavors must not divert attention from it, President Dallin H. Oaks admonished Jan. 11.
President Dallin H. Oaks instructs couples in closing session of 2018 Seminar for New MTC Presidents and Visitors' Center Directors Jan. 11, 2018.
President Russell M. Nelson gives first address to members as the 17th President of the Church, selects counselors As the 17th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson selects President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring as counselors in the First Presidency.
Ground broken for new FamilySearch Center in Ogden, Utah With a Jan. 8 groundbreaking ceremony, the the Church has commenced construction on a new FamilySearch Center on the corner of Grant Avenue and 22nd Street, near the Ogden Utah Temple in the heart of Ogden.
Dignitaries break ground for new Ogden FamilySearch Center being constructed near Ogden Utah Temple, background.
LDS Church leader wants missionaries to serve successful mission without interruption Citing the scriptural passage “Where there is no vision, the people perish” (Proverbs 29:18), Elder Brent H. Nielson on Monday, Jan. 8, unfolded a “vision of the work” of proclaiming the gospel.
President Thomas S. Monson was well suited to lead publication of new scriptures As chairman of the Scriptures Publications Committee, President Thomas S. Monson, a former printer who worked in that trade from his youth, was a man well suited for a project later described as “an idea whose time had come.”
Monson family members recall a warm and loving father, grandfather Monson children, grandchildren share warm memories of a man who was a warm and loving father and grandfather as well as a prophet of God.
As in the movie Coco, family history connections help bring healing In a world in need of healing, interest in family history is helping bringing about that balm, the General Authority in charge of the Church’s Family History Department says.
Luz de Las Naciones, an annual event put on in Salt Lake City  by the Church, will be held this year in connection with the RootTech family history and technology conference. Natalia Lafourcade, whose voice is on the recording of "Remember Me" from the movie "Coco," will be a featured performer at the event in March. The popularity of the movie illustrates the healing influence that family history can bring to people.