What are your favorite memories of Temple Square? Send us your responses hereWith the Salt Lake Temple and surrounding areas being closed for a four-year renovation, the Church News would like to hear about your favorite memories or experiences on Temple Square.
Boyd Matheson: The 'ultimate test' Latter-day Saints face following general conferenceMany members of The Church of Jesus Christ describe general conference as a peak experience. The value of any meeting or conference is realized in what changes occur and what improvements take place after the sessions are over.
Simplifying members' lives, reducing strain on leaders — a look at Church changes since the 1980sIn the last year alone, major shifts to simplify and reduce the strain placed on members have allowed individuals and families to refocus on spiritual growth and and serving one another in "holier ways."
How the Pocatello temple groundbreaking impacted Idaho's Muslim community following the New Zealand shootingsThe Pocatello Idaho Temple groundbreaking brought Christians, Muslims, Jews and practitioners of the Baha’i Faith together. Days later, the community also gathered at the Pocatello mosque to mourn the New Zealand shootings.
Tabernacle Choir's 'Let Us All Press On' tops Billboard's Classical Traditional chart“Let Us All Press On: Hymns of Praise and Inspiration,” a recently released album by The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square and Orchestra at Temple Square, is in the top spot on the Billboard’s Classical Traditional chart.
Less is more: A look at why the Church is simplifying its scripture production processesChanges to printed and online scripture resources produced by the Church emphasize an effort to simplify the lives of members around the world, allowing them to focus on the core purposes of the gospel in their personal and family study.
The heart-pounding moment when 1 General Authority testified of Joseph Smith in front of his graduate class"This Church is blessed by the reality of continuing revelation through a living prophet of God," Elder Steven R. Bangerter, General Authority Seventy, said in his BYU-Hawaii devotional address on March 19.