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Jill Adair shares the history of the pageant that draws more than 100,000 people each year to the Mesa temple grounds to celebrate the life and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

On March 17, 1842, 181 years ago, 20 women met in the Red Brick Store in Nauvoo to organize the Relief Society. See how their work is “of ordinary women doing extraordinary things.”

Here are 9 stories from the Church News the week of March 5-11.

While people need physical strength to rebuild their homes, they need spiritual strength to rebuild their future, Lloyd Newell shares

The first Friend to Friend event of 2023 featured videos, music and messages about divine identity.

After studying the scriptural phrase “firmness of mind” and asking for others’ insights, Elder Bednar shared 10 of those responses.

Church members and their neighbors around Mesa, Arizona, gathered thousands of items in a JustServe project for Pakistan.

“The fact remains that relationship stability is weakened by pornography usage for both men and women,” said BYU’s Dr. Brian Willoughby.

Youth of all faiths can submit original expressions of how Jesus Christ is their strength.

“Keep your language dignified and avoid using slang,” says the handbook “Missionary Standards for Disciples of Jesus Christ.”

BYU researchers found that female students who served missions were more likely to discover strengths and make informed career decisions.

Justin G. Thomas taught that in family history research, there is purpose behind each person.

Here are 9 stories from the Church News the week of Feb. 26 to March 4.

A Latter-day Saint ward organized a ‘Strive to Be’ activity to help parents and leaders to support youth in personal development.

Rather than seeing life as sunny or rainy days, what if life were seen as a continuous cycle of seasons where the joy, trials, bitter and sweet depend on each other, Lloyd Newell shares.

In his first trip to Utah, Haji Allahshükür Hummat Pashazade found renewed hope for humanity’s future through a growing relationship.

Elder Christofferson tweeted about focusing on Christ, President Ballard on having “confidence in our futures,” and Elder Uchtdorf on how mistakes can help people become better through the Atonement.

Members of the Church met with Kentucky’s governor and Kentucky General Assembly after responding to several natural disasters in the state.

Young Latter-day Saints attended FSY and youth conferences for a spiritual retreat during Carnival.

A new YouTube series from the Church inspires small life changes with big spiritual results.

Here are 9 stories from the Church News from the week of Feb. 19 to Feb. 25

President Spencer W. Kimball and President Russell M. Nelson have had doctor-patient relationships along with those as Church leaders.

Unity happens when people interact charitably with each other, and liberty works best when inspired by charity, Lloyd Newell shares.

Tabernacle Choir and the Utah Symphony performed Felix Mendelssohn’s oratorio “Elijah.”

The six — including one video entry — were among the 148 pieces on display since June 2022 at the Church History Museum.

Sister Craven says rest is needed “to listen to the Spirit, to gather in peace and to feel energized and happy.”

Two women in the Spring Texas Stake find ways to support students in need

The evening commemorating Black History Month was broadcast throughout the Church’s North America Southwest Area.

Morgan Jones Pearson reflected on the triumphs and trials she’s faced, recognizing how Heavenly Father was with her all along.

“Seeing how many people joined just showed me how much people really want to help others,” said one teen.