News Releases

New Monument Connects Past Pioneers with Today’s Immigrants Looking for a Better Life

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Top leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in the unveiling of the Pioneer Children’s Memorial at This Is the Place Heritage Park on Saturday in Salt Lake City. The new landmark honors the lives of more than 650 known children who died during the 1,300-mile journey Latter-day Saints made in the mid-1800s from...

Detroit News Op-Ed: NAACP and Church Leaders Stand on the Side of Solidarity

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson’s speech tonight in the same space in Detroit where Martin Luther King Jr. spoke and marched 56 years ago reflects the spirit of solidarity that has long been imbued in the work of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). So say Karen Boykin-Towns (NAACP vice chair...

Church Expands Global Youth Conference Program

Plans have been announced to expand a youth conference program for Latter-day Saint youth around the world. The international For the Strength of Youth (FSY) program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been operating outside the United States for more than a decade under the direction of area presidencies...

Prophet to Speak at 2019 NAACP National Convention in Detroit

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will address the 110th annual national convention for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) July 21, 2019, in Detroit, Michigan. Newsroom will publish multimedia resources and President Nelson’s full transcript.

Devastating Fire Creates New Friendships and Opportunities

On January 30, 2019, fire destroyed the warehouse and food inventory belonging to the Community Food Sharing Association in St. John’s, Newfoundland. The warehouse supplies 54 food banks across the province.

Public Affairs Training Improves Understanding of JustServe.org

Directors of public affairs, stake presidents and stake Relief Society presidents for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from across the province of British Columbia recently gathered in Langley to receive public affairs training.

Community Interfaith Service Highlights Peace and Unity

A community of believers recently gathered in the Oshawa Ontario Stake Centre of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to demonstrate peace and unity. For the past five years, the Durham Interfaith Prayer for Peace committee has hosted an annual service where members of various faiths worship together and faith leaders...

Prince Edward Island Latter-day Saints Feed the Hungry

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout the world are working hard to reduce poverty and hunger

Happy Canada Day!

On July 1, 1867, the British North American colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and the Province of Canada confederated to become the Dominion of Canada. The inhabitants of the newly formed confederation were grateful for the freedoms they enjoyed. Today, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada love and appreciate...

Acclaimed Guest Artists to Perform for President Nelson’s 95th Birthday Celebration

Guest artists for President Russell M. Nelson’s 95th birthday celebration have been announced. Latter-day Saint performing artists Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four, GENTRI, The Bonner Family, Nathan Pacheco and Donny Osmond will join The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for the evening celebration on Friday, September 6,...