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Latter-day Saints respond to tornado in Alabama While no missionaries or members injured in the Alabama tornado disaster that claimed 23 lives on March 3, members are anxious to get out and serve their neighbors affected by the disaster.
A man salvages belongings near Beauregard, Ala., on Monday March 4, 2019. Friends in eastern Alabama are helping tornado survivors retrieve the scattered pieces of their lives after devastating winds destroyed their homes and killed at least 23 people. (Mickey Welsh/Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
Church releases new series of videos called 'The SafetyZone' to emphasize missionary safety Watch the first episode of a 12-part series of videos produced by the Church that promote missionary safety.
The "SafetyZone" studio logo for the Church's new series of missionary safety videos, which was released March 1, 2019.
Family Tree app, RootsTech expansion among hot topics at largest family history conference in the world During a media interview last week, Elder Bradley D. Foster repeatedly reached into the breast pocket to pull out his cellphone and access the FamilySearch Family Tree mobile app, holding it up to make a point.
Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announces a $2 million donation from the church to the International African American Museum Center for Family History, at Rootstech in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019.
Have a family history calling? Don't miss this live-stream with 3 Apostles on how to better help your ward According to lds.org, Elder David A. Bednar, Elder Gary E. Stevenson and Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will speak in a live-streamed event on family history this week.
Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles addresses Family History Leadership Session at RootsTech March 1, 2018.
'He was in charge': Richard Norby on surviving Brussels bombing through faith in Jesus Christ Richard Norby survived the terrorist bombings at the Brussels Airport and shared how he's been able to heal through his faith in Christ. Norby's story was shared in October 2018 general conference.
Richard and Pam Norby at their Lehi, Utah, home on Feb. 19, 2019. The Norbys are planning a return to Belgium, where Richard was seriously injured in the 2016 Brussels Airport terrorist bombing while serving as a full-time missionary.
L. Don LeFevre, longtime Church spokesman, passes away at age 85 Don LeFevre, a frequently quoted former spokesman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died of natural causes Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, surrounded by his children. He was 85 years old.
Brother L. Don Lefevre and Sister Bonnie LeFevre at the time of their call to the Laie Hawaii Temple Visitors Center in 2000.
'Like Christmas and Mother's Day': 17 of the best reactions from families about staying in touch with their missionaries Here are some reactions from readers after speaking to their missionaries on preparation day this week.
Sister Sarah Emmett of the Layton Utah Mission visits with her parents, Marie and Chad Emmett, during video chat on Monday, Feb. 18. The First Presidency announced Friday, Feb. 15, that missionaries worldwide are authorized to communicate with their families each week on preparation day by text messages, online messaging, phone calls and video chats, in addition to letters and emails.
Emeritus General Authority Seventy, Elder V. Dallas Merrell, dies at age 83 Elder V. Dallas Merrell, who served as a General Authority Seventy from 1992 to 1997, passed away at age 83 on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah.
Elder V. Dallas Merrell left, and his wife, Karen, with Cardinal Edward Idris Cassidy, on the occasion of their first meeting at the Vatican in 1995. Elder Merrill's friendship with Cardinal Cassidy bore fruit in goodwill and improved relationships between the Catholic church and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
With 3 sons who hear and 3 sons who are deaf, the Featherstone family stays anchored by faith and fun Though they were born deaf, Joseph, Zach and Ben Featherstone want to set the record straight: They are just like everybody else.
A family photo of the Featherstones.
Missionary from Utah serving in Dominican Republic dies after fall from apartment building roof An 18-year-old missionary from Utah serving in the Dominican Republic passed away Wednesday morning after falling from the roof of his apartment building.
Elder Brennan Conrad, 18, of Hyde Park, Utah, holds the country flag of the Dominican Republic, having been called to serve in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo East Mission. Elder Conrad passed away Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, after falling from the roof of his apartment building.
What is it like learning a language for a mission? Here are 29 experiences that detail the process Language training for missionaries has varied from when early missionaries spent time learning in-country to the more structured programs offered by the Language Training Mission and the current Missionary Training Centers worldwide.
"Missionaries spend many classroom hours each day learning foreign language and missionary discussions, practicing teaching skills, studying scriptures, and developing deeper understanding of gospel doctrines and principles." — This is the caption information found on the frame plaque accompany this photo, one nearly dozen historical photos showing the development of the Language Training Mission and Missionary Training Center facilities in Provo since the 1960s.
Did you talk to your missionary on preparation day? Tell us about it here
The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Friday, Feb. 15, that missionaries worldwide are now authorized to communicate with their families each week on preparation day by text messages, online messaging, phone calls and video chats, in addition to letters and emails.
Latter-day Saint young women in Tennessee share hijab gifts with Muslim friends Connections, understanding between the Latter-day Saints and Muslim communities in Knoxville strengthened because of the outreach actions of local youth.
Anna Hughes, second from right, visits with friends at a Knoxville-area mosque.
The serendipitous moment that taught me the true value of the gospel of Jesus Christ That’s what I know now that I didn’t know before I visited the “friendly Islands.” I started my trip looking for a road map of Nuka'lofa and I found something far greater — a road map for life.
Members in Nuku'alofa Tonga prepare for a baptism in November 2007.