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Mormon Volunteers Cherish Pan Am Games Experiences

News Release — 28 JULY 2015

While they don’t wear the official name tags of the full-time missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, several Church members from the Greater Toronto Area accepted the call to serve at the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games. They were chosen from thousands of applicants for this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Church Launches Online Campaign to Recognize Pioneers Past and Present

News Release — 22 JULY 2015

A global social media campaign launched by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recognizes the legacy of early and modern-day Mormon pioneers who have overcome challenges in their lives. The campaign is underway to inspire members and the public to consider the contributions of their ancestors and the pioneer legacy they can leave for future generations.

Mormon Teen Donates First Prize Winnings from Calgary Stampede Talent Search

News Release — 17 JULY 2015

On July 11, self-taught musician and member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Christian Hudson of Airdrie, Alberta, topped the field of more than 300 performers to claim first prize winnings of $10,000 at the Calgary Stampede Talent Search — quite a windfall for an unemployed 19-year-old.

Russell M. Nelson: New President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

News Release — 16 JULY 2015

Russell M. Nelson is president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He was set apart (an official appointment) to this calling by President Thomas S. Monson Wednesday, July 15, 2015. 

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Funeral Services on Temple Square Honor President Boyd K. Packer

News Release — 15 JULY 2015

Thousands filled the Tabernacle and other locations on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, July 10, 2015, for the funeral of President Boyd K. Packer of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Mormon Canadian Athletes Ready for Pan Am Games

News Story — 10 JULY 2015

Separated by almost 4,700 kilometres but connected by national pride and devotion to God, Hugh Smith and Coby Iwaasa, two high-performance athletes and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will represent Canada at the Pan Am Games in Toronto this month.

The “Thrill of Discovery” — Linking Generations

News Story — 7 JULY 2015

The FamilySearch website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints now holds vital statistical information gathered by the Archives of Ontario from birth, marriage and death records dating back to 1869. This information complements the extensive genealogical records by FamilySearch International, formerly known as the Genealogical Society of Utah.

Funeral Services Scheduled for President Boyd K. Packer

News Release — 5 JULY 2015

Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at home Friday, July 3, 2015, at 2 p.m. MDT from causes incident to age. He was 90 years old. President Packer was serving as president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles at the time of his passing, a position he held since February 3, 2008.

President Boyd K. Packer Dies At Age 90

News Release — 3 JULY 2015

Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at home Friday, July 3, 2015, at about 2 p.m. MDT from causes incident to age. He was 90 years old. President Packer was serving as president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles at the time of his passing, a position he held since February 3, 2008.

God Keep Our Land Glorious and Free

Commentary — 30 JUNE 2015

Canadian members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are unabashedly patriotic. This is evident as they prepare for and celebrate the birth of their free country each year on July 1.