Church to model conferences after Especially For Youth for stakes in U.S., Canada — BYU will discontinue traditional EFY sessions This week the Church announced a new implementation of FSY conferences for youth in the U.S. and Canada and shared details about the new Children and Youth program beginning in 2020.
Youth form the letters FSY on a field during an FSY conference.
This 93-year-old couple has served 23 missions for the Church. Here's how they created a 'legacy of love' Reed and Joyce Nixon have accomplished many things in their lives, including serving 23 missions worldwide for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during their 72 years of marriage.
Reed and Joyce Nixon are photographed at their Orem home on Wednesday, July 10, 2019. The Nixon's have spent their entire lives serving missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Salt Lake City's German Speaking Ward met for the last time on Sunday. Here's who showed up for a surprise visit Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles visited the German Speaking Ward for its final sacrament meeting to encourage the members as they make transitions after the discontinuation of their ward.
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shakes the hand of a member of the German Speaking Ward after the final sacrament meeting on July 14, 2019, in Salt Lake City.
How a quadriplegic is fulfilling his patriarchal blessing to 'baptize and confirm many' Jarom Hlebasko's patriarchal blessing promised that he would be able to baptize and confirm many into The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. But when he became a quadriplegic in high school due to an accident, he wondered how that could be true.
Jarom Hlebasko poses with his daughter Miree at her baptism.
Elder Rasband calls on 'pioneers' in Belarus to establish Church for future generations Elder Rasband counsels Latter-day Saints in Belarus to be "pioneers" and prayerfully fellowship their friends and neighbors.
Aerial view of the old historic centre of Minsk city, Minsk, Belarus.
How a Gospel Literacy program is helping Church members in Sierra Leone read the scriptures for the first time During a recent trip to Sierra Leone, Sister Bingham observed how a Gospel Literacy pilot program in the Africa West Area is blessing and changing the lives of members and helping shape the future of a country with less than 50% adult literacy.
Sister Jean B. Bingham visits with members in Sierra Leone while visiting to observe the implementation of the Gospel Literacy program. Sister Bingham, Relief Society general president, visited the West African country June 5 through June 16, 2019.
1 Latter-day Saint couple gives their perspective on what it's like being a medical missionary David and Elizabeth Blackwell of Highland, Utah, recently returned from their second mission together where they combined their life work and professional skills to serve the Lord and His missionary army.
Screen capture of Sister Blackwell in a video on
This football coach lost his right arm as a kid. Now, he's the assistant coach for an NFL team Porter Ellett, an assistant coach for the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL, has learned to look for the positives in life despite having lost his right arm due to an accident as a boy.
Porter Ellett lost his arm in a childhood accident. This life-changing circumstance has brought about a lot of challenges in his life, but he never uses it as an excuse.
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.
BYU runner claims first place in 10,000-meter NCAA Outdoor National Championship Returned missionary claims NCAA men's 10,000-meter title — one of track and field's most prestigious events.
BYU athlete and returned missionary Clayton Young sets the pace during the 10,000-meter race of the 2019 NACC Outdoor National Championships in Austin, Texas, on June 5, 2019.
Take a look at these milestone, centenarian and death notices of these Church members Notices of members celebrating 70 years of marriage or more, and the death notices of members who have served in a general Church capacity.
Flowers adorn the grounds of The Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City on Friday, April 19, 2019. Church officials announced renovations and changes to it and the grounds.
In honor of Father's Day, here are 4 conference addresses about fatherhood and what it really means to be a dad These four general conference addresses from Elder Christofferson, Elder Perry, Sister Burton and Larry M. Gibson talk about the role fathers can play in their families' lives.
A father and daughter in the Tierra del Fuego Argentina Stake listen in the congregation during a meeting to create the new stake on June 2, 2019.
Fortaleza Temple quickly proves its impact as Brazil's newest temple Dedicated on June 2, 2019, the Fortaleza Brazil Temple is the newest operating temple in Brazil and the 164th of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Church general authorities and their wives stand pause in front of the Fortaleza Brazil Temple on Saturday afternoon, June 1, 2019, a day before the temple's dedication. From left, Elder Adilson de Paula Parrella, a General Authority Seventy and counselor in Brazil Area; Sister Elaine Parrella; Sister Luisa Aidukaitis; Elder Marcos A. Aidukaitis, a General Authority Seventy and president of the Brazil Area; Elder Ulisses S. Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Rosana Soares; Sister Mônica Godoy and Elder Carlos A. Godoy of the Presidency of the Seventy.
Latter-day Saint beatboxer brings big sound to national TV audience During an impromptu performance with BYU's Vocal Point performers, a new young talent, Adam Bell, was discovered discovered by the CW network.
A product of a musical family, Latter-day Saint beatboxer Adam Bell uses his talent to bring joy to his listeners.
Disney show director prepares Amway Center for President Nelson's visit to Orlando Ken Malquist, a Disney Event Group show director, uses his creative skills to transform the Amway Center from a sports arena into a place for 17,000 to listen to President Russell M. Nelson.
Orlando, Florida, city skyline from Eola Park.
How Navy, Boise State, Wyoming female Latter-day Saint athletes take their game (and living the gospel) to a whole new level Navy, University of Wyoming and Boise Latter-day Saint female athletes stand out as they represent their faith and their school every day.
Latter-day Saint athlete Abbey Sorensen is congratulated by her Boise State teammates following a successful race.
This Latter-day Saint is one of the only women to be a U.S. Army Ranger (oh, and you just might see her teaching Relief Society) Returned missionary and BYU grad remains one of the few female soldiers to graduate from grueling military training course.
U.S. Army 1st Lieut. Anna Savage Hodge is one of a handful of women to graduate from Army Ranger School. She enjoys the support of her husband, Matthew Hodge.
Latter-day Saint Air Force Academy grads given advice on how to stay on the covenant path Elder Bruce A. Carlson instructs graduating cadets of the Air Force Academy to do the right thing and to be a positive example.
Elder Bruce A. Carlson, a retired Air Force general, settles into an an Air Force glider. He is accompanied by U.S. Air Force Academy cadets Shimryu Aoyama, left, and Julia Pack.
Latter-day Saint teen who survived tragic accident reflects on 12-year journey of faith and healing Sam Williams lost his mother, brother and sister in a tragic accident involving a drunk driver 12 years ago. Here are the lessons he's learned about faith and hope since then.
Sam Williams touches the neighboring gravestones of family members who died in a 2007 car accident. He and his father Chris survived.