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For Unemployed Californians, Food Donations Are ‘a Little Bit of Hope Coming to Their Door’

The Church of Jesus Christ has given more than 105,000 pounds of food for those in Orange County, California, who lost work in the pandemic, and more is on the way.


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.

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

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.

After Severe Windstorm, Latter-day Saints Participate in “Operation Firewood Rescue" to Help Utah's Native Americans

Volunteers Assist With Fire Recovery Efforts in the Western US

Latter-day Saints are helping wildfire survivors in the Western United States rebuild their lives following the worst fire season on record. 

Ground Broken for Brasília Brazil Temple 

A Window Into Past, Present and Self: Salt Lake Temple Renovation Enters the Foundation-Strengthening Phase

In the latest update of the Salt Lake Temple renovation, the sealing addition, north entrance, and underground facilities have been removed to make way for extensive excavation.

Food Donations Underway in New York to Commemorate Bicentennial of Restoration

Deliveries began in upstate New York in the Rochester area last week, along with deliveries in the New York City area, and will continue for the next several weeks, culminating with the 200th delivery.

8 Billion Names Are Now Searchable on

FamilySearch, the world’s largest genealogical service, has published its 8 billionth searchable name from its historical records collection.

Groundbreakings Announced 
for Temples in Guatemala and Japan