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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 ...

LDS Church gives $5 million for refugee resettlement

Latter-day Saint Charities has given millions of dollars in cash, food, medical supplies and services to agencies and countries around the world as well as in the United States over several years.On Wednesday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced that the charitable arm of ...

Members of historical church raise money to mend roof

OGDEN — Ogden's oldest standing church that is still used for worship, The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd, is raising funds to mend its aging roof.Listed on the <a href="https://catalog.archives.gov/id/72002210" target="_blank">National Register of Historic ...

LDS Church stops ‘for time only’ weddings in temples

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has sent out several notifications this week pertaining to temple “for time” marriages, a new president for BYU-Pathway, and the opening to phase 3 of 60 or more temples throughout the world.The following includes pertinent information from ...

LDS Church expands Senior Service missionary options

Starting this month, senior members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who meet the requirements may be called as service missionaries no matter where in the world they reside.In the past, service missionaries have only been called in the U.S. and Canada and a few other ...

LDS apostle Rasband speaks to divine calling of women to conclude conference

Although he is now an apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and professionally was the president of Huntsman Chemical Corporation, Elder Ronald A. Rasband told women at the BYU Women’s Conference Friday that he was a handful as a child.Rasband and his wife, Melanie ...

Tabernacle Choir cancels popular summer concert, announces auditions

For the second time, thanks to COVID-19, the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square has canceled its popular “Music for a Summer Evening” concert.The choir released a statement on Friday about the cancelation, which it held in conjunction with Pioneer Day, July 24.The cancellation comes amid ...

LDS Church calls 50 female area leaders worldwide

On March 17, the 179th birthday of the Relief Society, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took a bold step forward in including female leaders in areas outside of the United States and Canada.The First Presidency has approved a new position — international ...

Rare $20 Mormon gold piece on display at Layton coin show

LAYTON — H. Robert Campbell came in second place for an 1849 Mormon $10 gold piece in December, but his disappointment was short-lived because a month later, he successfully claimed an 1849 Mormon $20 gold piece.The $20 piece is certified MS-62 and valued at $1.2 million, and now Campbell — ...