News Releases

President Ballard Encourages Leaders in the U.S. and Canada to Hold Local Youth Conferences and Camps in 2021

In a letter to Church leaders in the United States and Canada, President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, encouraged leaders to look for ways to reconnect with youth in 2021 through local ward or stake youth conference and Young Women and Aaronic Priesthood camps.

Church Leaders Condemn Violence and Lawless Behavior During Times of Unrest

Latter-day Saints #LightTheWorld by Following the Savior’s Example During Pandemic

Church of Jesus Christ Funds Initiatives to Shelter the Homeless

Church leaders have announced $3.3 million in donations as part of their ongoing efforts to help provide shelter as well as other financial and in-kind support for Utah’s homeless population. 

Tallahassee Florida Temple Location Revealed

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the location of the Tallahassee Florida Temple.

Children Worldwide Invited to Participate in First-Ever Friend to Friend Event 

The Church invites all children ages 3–11, their parents, and Primary leaders and teachers to participate in a Friend to Friend event — a Face to Face-style event for children — available for viewing beginning February 20.

Church Office Building Plaza Renovation Is Underway

The east plaza of Temple Square between the Church Administration Building and the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City, Utah to undergo an 18-month project of repairs and landscaping in 2021.

Elder and Sister Holland to be Featured at RootsTech Connect Family Discovery Day

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Patricia, will be the featured speakers at this year’s Family Discovery Day at RootsTech Connect.

The Latest News on Temple Reopenings

Beginning January 4, 2021, the Apia Samoa and Brisbane Australia Temples will reopen in Phase 3.

As COVID-19 Restrictions Ease, Here's How the Church Is Reopening

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is following the lead of governments and healthcare professionals around the world as a it considers a measured return to normal operating procedures disrupted by COVID-19.