Author: John Huntinghouse

The Funniest Tweets from General Conference – Oct 2019

*the page may take a second to load due to the number of tweets embedded below* I’m officially now lost on what the new structure looks like now. #GeneralConference #IHopeMyBishopWasPayingAttention pic.twitter.com/bNlFleXI2f — LDS_SMILE (@ldssmile) October 5, 2019 Oh, so Orem gets Trader Joe’s AND a Temple?!? #LDSconf #GeneralConference — jenny noonan dye (@formerlyphread) October 6, 2019 My friend just got released from scoutmaster to became the 2nd counselor in the bishopric. He loved the deacons but was happy for the break. Him today watching #GeneralConference pic.twitter.com/LvjaaZHGmw — Hank R. Smith (@hankrsmith) October 5, 2019 no more using the name...

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President Nelson announces changes in Church’s policy related to witnesses

From the Church’s Newsroom: I testify of the importance of the work that the Lord has entrusted to each of us,” said Church President Russell M. Nelson. “He has prepared us to serve at this time, and He will continue to help and sustain us as we seek to build up His kingdom on earth.” As is customary for the October general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Authorities and General Officers of the Church met this morning to be instructed by the First Presidency. This instruction included a new Church policy related to...

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New Church Youth Conference Program Has Been Announced! – “For the Strength of Youth”

From the Church Newsroom: In 2020, young men and young women in selected stakes in the United States and Canada will have an opportunity to experience the FSY program, designed to help strengthen their faith in Jesus Christ. (For a list of selected stakes, see the notice “For the Strength of Youth Conferences in the United States and Canada,” July 19, 2019.) Congregations selected to participate in the expanded program next year are being asked to not schedule any other youth conference or trek experiences. The Church will sponsor FSY conferences in all stakes in the U.S. and Canada every other year. The...

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Stretch Cotton Garments are Finally Here for Men!

From the Church Newsroom: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is introducing new Stretch Cotton garments for men, available beginning May 14. Women’s Stretch Cotton garments were introduced in January 2018, with additional styles offered in February 2019. Stretch Cotton fabric is 95 percent cotton and 5 percent spandex. Its breathability and four-way stretch makes the garment more comfortable for a variety of body types and climates around the world. Men’s Stretch Cotton garments have shorter sleeves, a soft elastic waistband with a lower rise, supportive brief style bottom, semi-flat performance seams, printed labels, mesh air-flow panels,...

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Couples Married Civilly Now Authorized for Immediate Temple Marriage

From The Church Newsroom: The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday that a civil marriage between a man and a woman will no longer necessitate waiting a year for that couple to be to married (or sealed) in a temple. The change means Latter-day Saint couples can look forward to a temple marriage as soon as their circumstances permit. The new policy sets a single global standard for Latter-day Saints around the world. The Church has observed this practice for many years in more than half of the countries where the worldwide...

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