News Releases

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

The Prophet Releases a Message on the Healing Power of Gratitude

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Russell M. Nelson, prophet and Church president, offers a global prayer of gratitude and a message of hope, healing and unity amid challenges related to COVID-19, civil unrest and political strife.

A Look at How the Church of Jesus Christ Will #LightTheWorld This Christmas in Asia

At this time of great global need, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging people to bring light to the world this Christmas season through simple, meaningful acts of service. #LightTheWorld

A Special Video Message of Hope and Healing Is Coming From the Prophet November 20

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Russell M. Nelson, prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will share a special video message with the world on November 20, 2020, at 11 a.m. MST.

Christmas on Temple Square to be Celebrated Virtually in 2020

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The seasonal lights are ready and musical performances are being recorded for the 2020 Christmas season on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. The virtual celebration of the Savior’s birth will be different than what visitors to Temple Square have experienced in the past, but organizers say it will once again be a beautiful and...

New ‘Become’ App Helps People Everywhere Grow Closer to God

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched a new web-based app to help people everywhere engage in daily actions to grow closer to God. The app is called “Become” and can be found at become.org.

Committees Thank Members for ‘Overwhelming’ Response to Hymnbook Revision Efforts

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Hymnbook and Children's Songbook Committees update members on that status of the new music collections and where they are in the process. 

Updated Referral Experience Helps You Connect Friends with the Missionaries

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Updates to the missionary referral system encourage members to coordinate efforts with local missionaries.

President Nelson at October General Conference: Let God Prevail, Embrace the Future, Live ‘a New Normal’ 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Racism is “morally wrong” and contrary to God’s plan of happiness and His purpose of the gathering, said President Russell M. Nelson, among other key messages to Latter-day Saints during October 2020 general conference.