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Tragic Accident Claims Two Missionaries in North Dakota

The following statement was released on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, by Sam Penrod, a spokesperson for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the tragic deaths of two missionaries…

LDS Church announces 15 new temples

In concluding the Sunday afternoon and final session of the April 2024 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced 15 new temples to be built around the world. He said, “Here…

Responsibility and Ownership of Sacred Sites and Historic Documents Transfer to Church of Jesus Christ

• Acquisitions include Kirtland Temple, historic buildings in Nauvoo and manuscripts of Joseph Smith’s translation of the Bible A joint statement from Community of Christ and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A Frequently Asked Questions and Appendix has been released….

Missionary from Sugar City dies suddenly while serving in New Jersey

This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission – SUGAR CITY — A Sugar City young man serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Jersey died suddenly Saturday morning. Elder…

Groundbreaking date for Teton River Idaho Temple announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the date of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Teton River Idaho Temple, which will take place on June 1, 2024. Elder Ricardo P. Giménez, Second Counselor…

Open house dates for Casper, Wyoming LDS Temple announced

The following is a news release from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints –  The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house and dedication dates for the Casper Wyoming…

Sister missionary struck by pickup truck in Utah

According to multiple reports a woman was hospitalized with severe injuries after being struck by a truck while riding her bike on the evening of February 9. This is according to Unified Police Sgt, Aymee Race, The woman is a…

Take a Journey Through Bethlehem this weekend

• Admission is free. Make reservations at svbethlehem.org. The second annual interfaith event, Journey Through Bethlehem, is happening December 8-12 in the North and South Exhibit Buildings of the Lincoln County Fairgrounds in Afton.  Volunteers will recreate the appearance and…

M. Russell Ballard, Latter-day Saint apostle, dies at 95

The following is a news release from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. We are saddened to announce that President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ…

The Church of Jesus Christ Will Create 36 New Missions in 2024

To accommodate rising numbers of missionaries (now at more than 72,000), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will open 36 new missions on July 1, 2024. This puts the total number of missions at 450 — the highest…