Author: John Huntinghouse

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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Church Leaders Want to Legalize Medical Marijuana By the End of 2018

The Deseret News is reporting that leaders for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are encouraging the Utah State Legislature to legalize medical marijuana by the end of the year. “We’d like to see it done this year, in a special session this year,” said Marty Stephens, the church’s director of community and governmental relations to the Deseret News. “We’d like to see these people that have needs — truly medical needs — we’d like to see them be able to get access to these medications in an appropriate, safe manner.” The Church did release a statement...

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Studio C’s Original Cast Comes Out With Their Own Online Network

Everyone has wanted to know what the original cast of Studio C was up to with their latest project and it turns out that they are creating their own online network. Matt Meese told the Deseret News “Whereas we were doing one show with ‘Studio C,’ now we’re going to be doing many shows…if it’s family-friendly and comedy, we want to get our hands in it.” They are calling the new network JK! Studios that will be launching in January of next year. They plan to have 5 shows ready by then all performed by the original cast members....

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