News Releases

Latter-day Saint Youth Go Back to School Prepared to Serve

Ontario youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have an established annual tradition in preparation for going back to school. This year, six hundred youth participated in that tradition — Youth Leadership Conference (YLC) — which includes workshops, activities and a special community service project.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name.

Church Announces New Balance Between Gospel Instruction in the Home and Church

Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced a “new balance and connection between gospel instruction in the home and in the Church.”

The Canadian Season of Gratitude

In the coming days, Canadians, including members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will celebrate Thanksgiving. A long-standing tradition among Canadians, Thanksgiving celebrates the harvest and blessings of the past year.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

World-renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir Changes Its Name

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

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Finding Ways to Increase Assistance to Those in Need

“In the next several years we anticipate increasing food donations to community charities by more than 20 million pounds annually,” said Bishop Gérald Caussé, Presiding Bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Sister Barbara Ballard Passes Away in Salt Lake City

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, died on October 1, 2018. 

The Calm After the Storm in Ottawa

Last week several tornadoes struck the Ottawa, Ontario, area, and once again, volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined hands with other community groups to reach out to those in need.

Calgary Latter-day Saints Help Fight Hunger

Volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were among 7,000 people who partnered with the Calgary Food Bank to collect hundreds of thousands of pounds of non-perishable food during the September 15, 2018, city-wide food drive.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Shares Life Lessons in Pacific Northwest

President Russell M. Nelson addressed more than 49,000 people at a devotional at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington, Saturday, September 15, 2018.