In the News
Sarah Jane Weaver

Sarah Jane Weaver is the editor of the Church News. Since 1995 she has covered, among other things, the Church’s welfare services, Church Education and social issues impacting Latter-day Saints. Her favorite assignments include reporting on temple dedications and writing about members around the world. Sarah graduated from BYU with a degree in journalism and history and served as editor in chief of the BYU student newspaper, the Daily Universe. Before joining the Deseret News staff, she completed a Pulliam Fellowship at the Arizona Republic in Phoenix, Ariz.

Since the angel Moroni appeared to Joseph Smith 200 years ago and shared about the Book of Mormon, the Restoration of the gospel has been ongoing, historians say in Church News video “Ongoing Restoration.”

The Church News podcast features Church Historian and Recorder, Elder Kyle S. McKay, and Keith A. Erekson of the Church History Department.

Education has always been a fundamental belief of the gospel of Jesus Christ, explained Elder Christofferson, Elder Rasband and President Johnson in Latin American devotional.

Research shows people who struggle with being unforgiving have a “25% to 50% increased risk of also having had some sort of cardiovascular health problem.”

As Sister J. Anette Dennis reflects on her life, she can see the Savior’s watchful care and influence, the counselor in the Relief Society general presidency says in the Church News video “Partnering with the Savior.”

“There’s not a decision that I make or that we make that doesn’t start with our beliefs,” said Bronco Mendenhall.

Church News reporter Mary Richards reports on the Maui wildfires, sharing the experiences of local leaders and members in their own words.

See photographs of Church President Russell M. Nelson marking his landmark 99th birthday at the Church Administration Building.

Luther College professor Loren L. Toussaint shares the health benefits of answering President Russell M. Nelson’s call to forgive.

Members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Missionary Executive Council speak on each chapter of the second edition of “Preach My Gospel” in these daily videos.

New Church News video “Child of God” features former BYU and UVA head football coach Bronco Mendenhall and his wife, Holly, sharing the things that are most important to them.

The records are the “tangible tracks” of his surgical career, said President Nelson during a special meeting in the Church Administration Building.

During a recent visit to their home in Montana, Sheri Dew asked Bronco and Holly Mendenhall the questions “we all wish we could ask them.”

This Church News video titled “My Mission Influence” features Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Elder David A. Bednar, Elder Neil L. Andersen, Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Dale G. Renlund speaking about drawing closer to Jesus Christ as full-time missionaries.

Gail Miller, owner of the Larry H. Miller Company, joins the Church News podcast to talk about her family’s philanthropy, her testimony of Jesus Christ and what she has learned by studying the life of Joseph Smith

Kenneth Rooks joins the Church News podcast to talk about overcoming hurdles and how his belief in Jesus Christ has blessed his life.

The new leader will be sustained during October 2023 general conference.

President M. Russell Ballard, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland and Elder Quentin L. Cook reflect in this Church News video on the history and impact of “Preach My Gospel” — and hopes for how families can use it.

President Freeman joins the Church News podcast to talk about her life, experiences, writing, testimony and feelings for Latter-day Saint youth.

Relief Society General President Camille Johnson on the “relief we seek to provide; the relief we seek for ourselves.”

Members of the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Missionary Executive Council are featured in part two of a Church News podcast series about ‘Preach My Gospel’

President Nelson called Sister Holland “an elect lady” who lived a celestial life; Elder Holland said she was the greatest woman he has ever known.

Held in the Conference Center Theater in Salt Lake City, the Friday, July 28, funeral of Sister Patricia Terry Holland will be broadcast at 11 a.m. MDT.

Members of the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Missionary Executive Council are featured in this Church News podcast about “Preach My Gospel.”

These six steps from President Nelson help Latter-day Saints progress from being members of the Lord’s Church to becoming true disciples of Jesus Christ.

Sister Marina Carver, 59, of Riverton, Utah, died July 22 following a head-on collision on the island of Santo, Vanuatu; her husband, Elder Richard Carver, is being treated for injuries.

Church News video honors Sister Holland, 1942-2023, a former general officer in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the wife of Elder Jeffrey R. Holland.

Sister Patricia Terry Holland — a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother — is remembered for her love of the gospel of Jesus Christ

As Pioneer Day in Utah approaches, Ellis Ivory joins the Church News podcast to talk about This Is the Place Heritage Park and the Church’s pioneer legacy.

One way to access the joy of the gospel is by gathering weekly with other Latter-day Saints — whether in an amphitheater in Yellowstone or other locations that all feel like home.