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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.
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.
First Presidency announces division of Africa South Area into 2 areas The First Presidency announced in a letter that the Africa Southeast Area will be divided into two areas by August 2020.
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced June 28, 2019, that the current Africa Southeast Area (highlighted in light pink) will be divided into two areas in 2020.
First Presidency announces increase in monthly missionary contribution The monthly payment to help cover living costs for full-time missionaries is increasing from $400 USD to $500 USD, according to a June 27 letter from the First Presidency.
Two missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints ride their bicycles.
Here's how you can read the first 8 chapters of volume 2 of Saints With the first chapter being made available June 20, 2019, the Church will serialize the first eight chapters of volume 2 of "Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days" leading up to the print release in February 2020.
Chapters of Volume 2 of Saints: The Story of the Church of Jesus Christ in the Latter Days, subtitled “No Unhallowed Hand,” will be made available monthly beginning June 20, 2019, leading up to it's full release in February 2020.
How Latter-day Saint Charities and UNHCR have been bringing relief and comfort to refugees for nearly 30 years Honoring World Refugee Day, a new video highlights how the work of UNHCR and Latter-day Saint Charities has been impacting the lives of refugees, volunteers and communities around the world for almost three decades.
Sister Jean B. Bingham sits outside on Temple Square with Asifa Nadir, left, and Nadira Nadir, right, while being filmed by Lucian Perkins from USA for UNHCR on May 16, 2019. Sister Bingham has known the Nadir family, refugees from Afghanistan for nearly 15 years.
Elder Holland tells Latter-day Saints in Mexico that Christ is the 'Master Repairman' Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles recently ventured to the sprawling capital city of Mexico to meet with local Church leaders and offer counsel to members and missionaries.
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles addresses members during a special stake conference at the Tula Mexico Stake Center north of Mexico City on Sunday, May 26, 2019.
Temple-loving Latter-day Saints strengthening Church in West Africa, Elder Christofferson says Elder D. Todd Christofferson said he was uplifted by the strength and devotion of members in Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire after visiting West Africa in May.
From left, Elder D. Todd Christofferson, Elder Terrence M. Vinson, Elder Marcus B. Nash and Bishop Gérald Caussé shake hands with members following a May 26, 2019, leadership conference in Accra, Ghana.
Argentina's Tierra del Fuego gets a new stake at the 'ends of the earth' Despite its remote location, the Tierra del Fuego province in southern Argentina has a growing population of Latter-day Saints. And on June 2, the South America South Area presidency participated in creating the southernmost stake in the world there.
A view of the water near Ushuaia in the Tierra del Fuego province in Argentina. The Church's southernmost stake in the world was created in the province on June 2, 2019.
Elder Cook visits State of Kuwait, thanks leaders for formal recognition of Church Elder Quentin L. Cook visited the State of Kuwait in response to the Kuwait officially recognizing the Church.
Elder Quentin L. Cook gives a copy of the Book of Mormon to Mr. Fareed Emadi, secretary general of the Supreme Commission for the Promotion of Moderation in the Ministry of Awqaf, in Kuwait City on June 10, 2019.
Boyd Matheson: Sister Eubank shares practical, tactical, 'small and simple' strategies during G20 Interfaith Forum Sister Sharon Eubank discussed the importance of powerful questions and critical communication during the G20 Interfaith Forum in Tokyo, Japan.
Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, center right, poses for a photograph during the G20 Interfaith Forum in Chiba, Japan, on Saturday, June 8, 2019.
Elder Gong addresses 'faith, hope and goodwill' at G20 Interfaith Forum in Japan Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke at the G20 Interfaith Forum in Tokyo, Japan, on June 8.
Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, center left, is surrounded by attendees after a session during the G20 Interfaith Forum in Chiba, Japan, on Saturday, June 8, 2019.
During address in Jerusalem, Elder Cook highlights commonalities of Latter-day Saints and Jews With the historic backdrop of Jerusalem behind him, Elder Cook addressed commonalities between Latter-day Saints and Jews, the importance of religious freedom and interfaith dialogue during the semiannual Jewish-Latter-day Saint Dialogue in Israel.
Elder Quentin L. Cook speaks to a group of Latter-day Saint and Jewish scholars about the importance of interfaith dialogue to build understanding and respect. The meeting was held at the BYU Jerusalem Center on June 5
Muslims, Latter-day Saints break fast at Church meetinghouse during interfaith event Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Jamiyah Singapore organized a community Iftar at the Church’s meetinghouse — a historic occasion, as it was their first time breaking the fast in a Christian house of worship.
Seven hundred people of various faiths were involved in the jointly held Iftar on May 27, 2019, which was a symbol of interfaith collaboration and peace for the people of Singapore.
Demolition of 5 Provo MTC buildings to make way for more open spaces The Provo Missionary Training Center will have its five oldest training buildings demolished in the summer of 2019, to be replaced by open spaces for missionaries.
An overhead view from the new T4 training building at the Provo Missionary Training Center show the open spaces — tables, benches, walkways and such — between the T4 and T3 buildings in Provo on Wednesday, July 26, 2017.
Here is where the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will be performing in their 2020 Heritage Tour The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will be visiting six countries for their 2020 Heritage Tour.
A graphic of The Tabernacle Choir 2020 Heritage Tour.
Church donates $4 million to nine U.S. refugee resettlement agencies for third straight year For the third consecutive year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has donated a $4 million grant to nine national refugee resettlement agencies in the United States.
Sister Sharon Eubank, president of Latter-day Saint Charities, right, and Shawn Johnson, second fro left, director of Humanitarian Services, present a grant from the Church for humanitarian needs to Krish O’Mara Vignarajah, second from right, president and CEO of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), and Nina Zelic, left, senior director for LIRS Programs, on May 14, 2019.
Todos los exmisioneros ahora están aprobados previamente para inscribirse en PathwayConnect de BYU-Pathway Worldwide BYU-Pathway Worldwide y La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días han anunciado una nueva iniciativa para ayudar a los misioneros que han servido a la Iglesia en todas partes del mundo.
Los misioneros miran al presidente Russell M. Nelson de La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días antes de comenzar una reunión en Montevideo, Uruguay, el jueves 25 de octubre de 2018.
Here's what you need to know about the updated Hymns and Children's Songbook submissions process The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has revised their music submission guidelines for the new Hymnbook and Children's Songbook.
Church members in Ghana sing from a hymnbook in a worship service. Church leaders announced in June 2018 that they have formed a committee to suggest major revisions to the "Hymns" and "Children's Songbook" for the first time since it was published in 1985. The new project is not expected to be complete for several years.