Author: John Huntinghouse

Members React to the New 2-Hour Block Announcement

Literally every member of the church right now #generalconference pic.twitter.com/tvprNIdL1b — LDS_SMILE (@ldssmile) October 6, 2018 Back in my day I used to go to church for 3 hours… both ways! … in the snow! #GeneralConference — MORMON GANG (@BFMGLTA) October 6, 2018 President Nelson to the 3 hour block…#GeneralConference pic.twitter.com/dDu835yHoe — Hank R. Smith (@hankrsmith) October 6, 2018 Less actives after the 2 hour block announcement. #GeneralConference pic.twitter.com/mzLLzkcB0i — The Stake Clerk (@Ldsstakeclerk) October 6, 2018 No more punting to the Church to teach and raise your kids, and then complaining that the Church didn’t do enough to...

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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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