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Former Gov. Mike Leavitt named president of Tabernacle Choir

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square, along with the Bells and other music groups, is adding a few new voices.On Friday, The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that former Utah Gov. Michael O. Leavitt will be the new president of the ...

LDS Church updates General Handbook with new additions

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints continues its efforts to update the “General Handbook: Serving in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints” with the anticipation of a completely updated handbook in English by the end of the year.On Wednesday the church announced the ...

BYU president among 66 Area Seventies released by LDS Church

The continual work of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made it necessary to conduct some of that out of the normal times set around April and October general conferences.In April, the church sustained 77 new Area Seventies (regional leaders) during a leadership meeting, ...

Saturday night sessions added back to LDS conference

In June, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced discontinuing the Saturday evening sessions of both the April and October General Conference.Special Saturday evening sessions in April were considered Priesthood sessions and directed to the male members ...

Pair of LDS missionaries, 1 from Box Elder County, die in New Mexico car crash

CORRINE — A head-on crash Thursday in New Mexico took the lives of two missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, including a 20-year-old from Box Elder County.Michael Austin Davis, of Corrine, was killed in the accident, along with Tyson Gene Haycock, of Miles City, ...

LDS Church welcome centers provide resources to immigrants, refugees

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is stepping out in humanitarian services and initiatives, fulfilling the teaching of the New Testament to feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and care for the widow and downtrodden.As part of its Immigrant Services Initiative, the LDS Church has ...

LDS Church ends Saturday evening general conference sessions

Men of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been meeting in regular general conference priesthood sessions since April 6, 1862. On Monday, that changed.Women’s sessions were held as early as 1889, but did not become a regular conference session until 1986. In 2018 the session ...