Author: John Huntinghouse

2 Hour Church is Here!

*Note: If you would like to see everything you will need to know about the 2-hour block, click here to learn more specifics to this change* Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opened the faith’s 188th Semiannual General Conference by announcing a “new balance between and connection gospel instruction in the home and in the Church.” It is part of an effort “to strengthen families and individuals through a home-centered and Church-supported plan to learn doctrine, strengthen faith, and foster greater personal worship,” he said. “As Latter-day Saints, we have become accustomed...

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Just Announced: New Responsibilities for Elders Quorum and Relief Society Presidencies

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has sent out the following letter to all Elders Quorum and Relief Society Presidencies in regards to their new assignments for member missionary work and temple and family history work: Notice Date: October 6, 2018 To: General Authorities; General Auxiliary Presidencies; Area Seventies; Stake, Mission, and District Presidents; Bishops and Branch Presidents; Elders Quorum Presidencies; Stake and Ward Relief Society Presidencies The bishop holds the keys for the work of salvation in his ward. With his counselors, he oversees member missionary work and temple and family history work (see Handbook 2:...

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BREAKING: The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir is changing its name to “The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.”

From the Mormon Newsroom: The world-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir is changing its name to “The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.” The name modification follows an August 2018 statement by President Russell M. Nelson requesting the use of the full name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the choir’s sponsoring organization. “A new name for the Tabernacle Choir will represent a change after so many years,” said Ron Jarrett, president of the choir. “The name may change, but everything that people know and love about the choir will not only be the same but will get better...

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Light the World Campaign 2018 – Give As He Gave

View this post on Instagram Who's excited for the #LIGHTtheWORLD campaign?!!!! Hanging out with some fellow LDS influencers getting a sneak peek at the new Christmas campaign. #lds #thechurchofjesuschristoflatterdaysaints #mormon #ldssmile #christmas #christ #bonconf A post shared by LDS S.M.I.L.E. (@lds__smile) on Oct 2, 2018 at 6:30pm PDT Light the World 2018 Last night we attended the “Light the World” influencer event where the church presented their new Christmas campaign for 2018. It was a great night meeting with lots of social media influencers like Youtubers, bloggers, podcasters, and other social mediaers (I know, I completely made up that...

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Sister Barbara Ballard, Wife of President M. Russell Ballard, Passes Away in Salt Lake City

From the Mormon Newsroom: Barbara Bowen Ballard, wife of President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on October 1, 2018. She was 86 years old. She faced a long battle with myriad health issues, including Alzheimer’s, with her characteristic grace and sense of humor. President M. Russell Ballard leaves the October 2010 general conference with his wife, Barbara, who passed away October 1, 2018. Barbara Bowen was born January 5, 1932, in Salt Lake...

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