Author: John Huntinghouse

First Presidency Provides Guidelines for Safely Returning to Church Meetings and Activities

From The Church’s Newsroom: “The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have authorized a phased return to some of the faith’s weekly worship services and activities. A letter sent today to general and local leaders around the world says this can be done only when local government regulations allow and after the faith’s Area Presidencies provide additional guidance to local Church leaders. A two-phase approach will be used, always following government regulations to ensure the health and safety of all involved. The models below may be adjusted by...

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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. “With profound gratitude to our Heavenly Father that He has heard our prayers, we rejoice in announcing a careful, phased reopening of temples,” the First Presidency said. “Beginning Monday, May 11, 2020, living husband-and-wife sealing ordinances will be performed in selected temples for members who have been previously endowed.” Sealings at Selected Temples In the first phase of temple reopening, temple ordinances...

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The Funniest Tweets and Memes from General Conference – April 2020

Me: "I'm soooooo excited for #GeneralConference Also me…#ldsconf — LDS_SMILE (@ldssmile) April 4, 2020 #GeneralConference #HearHim #ldsconf — dyejo (@dyejo) April 4, 2020 Attendance at the 1st Annual General Conference: 6 Attendance at the 190th Annual General Conference: 10#GeneralConference — The Stake Clerk (@TheStakeClerk) April 4, 2020 My 7 yr old: “Who is Heerhim?” Me: “Who?” Him: “He said, ‘This is my Beloved Son Heerhim.’ I thought His name was Jesus.”#GeneralConference — Hank Smith (@hankrsmith) April 4, 2020 Honestly what I was expecting this conference would be like.#GeneralConference — Scott Knudson (@ScottTheAmazing) April 4, 2020 What did you do during #GeneralConference Youth #1: I had orange rolls Sunday morning Youth #2: I stayed awake during the entire conference Laudy R Kaouk: I spoke at conference Everyone else… — LDS_SMILE (@ldssmile) April 5, 2020 They invite us to sing along but then they don’t have the words at the bottom of the screen. #GeneralConference #ldsconf — LDSBishop1stCounselor (@BishopCounselor) April 4, 2020 Drop your trumpet because of an earthquake ONE TIME, and suddenly you’re off all the material. — Rebecca Clark (@GroundedWhimsy) April 5, 2020 #GeneralConference When the Elders Quorum gets put in charge of the plants instead of the Relief Society. We're still learning, we'll get there. Eventually. — ʕ •ᴥ•ʔbearscanbeninjas2ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ (@StuartJakins) April 4, 2020 It's 2am here in Sydney and I'm in...

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Church Announces Adjustments in Temple Ceremonial Clothing

From the Church Newsroom: Latter-day Saints wear ceremonial clothing inside temples as part of the most sacred ordinances, or ceremonies, of their faith. The First Presidency has recently made adjustments to the clothing to be more simple, comfortable, and cost-effective, as well as to enhance the temple experience for patrons. This change does not alter the sacred nature of covenants made in the temple. Ceremonial clothing previously used may still be worn for temple worship.  Below is the letter that is linked above.   50% OFF all SMILE Products Today Only! For those that don't know, S.M.I.L.E. stands for "spiritually minded...

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6 Inspiring Christmas Gifts for Latter-day Saints

We hope this list of 6 inspiring Christmas Gifts for Latter-day Saints helps you bring the light of Christ into your gift-giving adventures. Light the World Ornament Invite the true spirit of Christmas into your holiday decor with this exclusive Light the World Ornament. Made of durable acrylic, this ornament is custom engraved for a wintry, frosted look. It features a beautiful design of the Light the World logo, snowflake accents, and stars. Give one to your ministering friends to help them learn about Light the World and giving back this Christmas season. Women’s Temple Bag This brand new...

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