With the highly anticipated film "Jane and Emma" set for release Friday, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Thursday that it will match all movie tickets purchased on opening day with a donation to the NAACP of up to $40,000.
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other Utah community faith leaders called on the entire state Wednesday to “join with us in protecting Utah’s children and making their safety and well-being one of our highest priorities.”
Elder and Sister Stevenson join for five-country South America ministry tour.
In February 1996, Church membership passed a historic mark. Of the Church’s 9.4 million members, more resided outside the United States than within. That global growth continues now, with 9.5 million of the 16.1 million members outside of the U.S. Accompanying those changes over the same period has been a dramatic increase in the number of international General Authorities—those born outside of the United States.
Funeral services were held Monday, October 8, 2018, in Salt Lake City for Sister Barbara Bowen Ballard, wife of President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles . Sister Ballard died at home at the age of 86, Monday, October 1, after a long battle with Alzheimer’s and other health issues.
President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency announced the following changes to Church leadership at the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Number of temples operating, announced or under construction now above 200.