News Releases

Prophet Concludes Southeast Asia Ministry in Indonesia

“Many fond memories come to mind as we reflect on the fact that this is the 50th anniversary of the Church here in Indonesia,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as he concluded his weeklong Southeast Asia ministry Thursday in Jakarta.

President Russell M. Nelson's 2019 Southeast Asia Ministry

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is visiting Latter-day Saints and others in southeast Asia from November 17, 2019, to November 21, 2019. He and Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are ministering in Vietnam, Cambodia, Singapore and Indonesia. 

Eight New Missions to Open in July 2020

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the creation of eight new missions. With these additions, beginning July 1, 2020, there will be 407 missions worldwide.

President Nelson Urges Singapore Saints to ‘Look to the Future’

“Now is not only a time for us to look back, it is the time to look forward with excitement to the future,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a visit to the Republic of Singapore.

In His First Visit to Cambodia, Prophet Unveils Phnom Penh Temple Rendering

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints brought glad tidings Tuesday night to hundreds of gathered Church members at the Premier Centre Sen Sok in Phnom Penh. He unveiled an artist’s rendering of what will become one of the Church’s most sacred worship spaces—the Phnom Penh Temple.

President Oaks Encourages a ‘Spirit of Giving’ in Society

President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke Tuesday in the Salt Palace about the importance of private philanthropy and persuading “citizens to a ‘spirit of giving’ in our communities and in our personal efforts throughout the state.”

Prophet Makes First Visit to Vietnam

The global leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spoke Sunday to assembled Saints in Hanoi’s JW Marriott Grand Ballroom of his gratitude to the government for the privilege to gather and worship.

Leaders Outline Church’s New Children and Youth Program

Details of the new global children and youth initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were outlined Sunday in a live Face to Face broadcast originating at the Tabernacle on Temple Square in Salt Lake City.

Church Leaders Meet with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

A summary of the ministry of President Eyring and Elder Stevenson in Maryland and North Carolina on November 15, 16, and 17, 2019.

Apostle Rededicates the Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple

Latter-day Saints will soon be able to enter the Baton Rouge Louisiana Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Renovations to the sacred structure are complete, and Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles rededicated the temple on Sunday, November 17.