News Releases

Temples Continue to Operate during Pandemic

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) After a brief closure at the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began resuming operations in May 2020. Since that time, ordinances are being provided in temples as local conditions and government health and safety guidelines allow. We continue to operate temples in...

Four Years of Invitations from the Prophet

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Since becoming the 17th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on January 14, 2018, President Russell M. Nelson has used general conference, social media and other means to extend several invitations to Latter-day Saints worldwide — invitations to act in faith.

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) 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.

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

Illustrated ‘Old Testament Stories’ Completely Refreshed

From Hong Kong Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has refreshed the illustrations and writing of “Old Testament Stories” in preparation for the Churchwide study of the Old Testament in 2022.

Light the World Goody Bags Bring Christmas Cheer to Pandemic-Hit Bali

From Hong Kong Mormon Newsroom Over 1,220 Light the World goody bags and snack boxes filled with essential food and hygiene items were distributed in Kuta, Bali, during various events as part of Christmas service initiatives. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Indonesia, in partnership with the Christian Services Assembly (MPUK) and Inter-Religious...

Interfaith Ties Spark Light the World Service Project

2021 Year in Review

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The highlights from another busy year of the Church of Jesus Christ helping people everywhere feel the love of the Savior.

“Light the World with Love” is Shared Globally

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Light the World Giving Machines have returned to encourage everyone to help those in need.  Between November 3 and November 30, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints placed Giving Machines in 10 cities across the United States, allowing people to donate to dozens of local and global charity organizations.

Church in Hong Kong Donates 1,000 Christmas Gift Bags to Underprivileged Children

From Hong Kong Mormon Newsroom The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Hong Kong kicked off the 2021 Light the World Christmas initiative with a service project on December 4. Together with Foodlink Foundation, close to 100 people (including 80 Church members and missionaries) packaged and delivered 1,000 gift bags (2,000 kg of goods) to underprivileged...