News Releases

Young Church Service Missionaries Called to Serve in the Philippines

President Russell M. Nelson said, “A mission is a voluntary act of service to God and humankind” (“Ask the Missionaries! They Can Help You!” Liahona, Nov. 2012, p.18), and there are many ways of offering that service.

Church Releases New Christmas Album ‘A Savior is Born’

The Church’s youth channel recently released a new album for Christmas 2021 titled “A Savior is Born.”

Church Launches 'Light the World with Love' Christmas Campaign in the Philippines

Starting December 1, several public transportation vehicles in Metro Manila will be carrying signs and posters reminding people to "light the world with love" during this season of giving. This is part of the #LightTheWorldWithLove Christmas campaign initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Phil...

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Registration Open for RootsTech 2022

Registration is now open for RootsTech 2022, the largest family history event in the world. The annual event, sponsored by FamilySearch, is being held online from March 3–5, 2022.

Govt, Interfaith Leaders Join in Manila Philippines Virtual Temple Lighting Ceremony

"Every year thousands of lights, as well as hundreds of smiles, illuminate the Manila Philippines Temple grounds to usher in the Christmas season," said Elder Taniela B. Wakolo, President of the Philippines Area Presidency, during the Manila Philippines Temple Virtual Temple Lighting ceremony held on November 27, 2021. This...

2021 First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional

The First Presidency invites members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, their families and friends to participate in the First Presidency’s annual Christmas devotional on Sunday, December 5, 2021.

The First Presidency’s 2021 Christmas Message

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — President Russell M. Nelson, President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring — released the following Christmas message on Friday, November 26. It was shared across several Church communication channels:

New Leadership Calling Guides Help Young Women Leaders Mentor Youth

On November 23, 2021, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released new instruction in the Young Women calling guides for stake and ward leaders made available through the Gospel Library app.

“Witnesses of Christ” Virtual Christmas Concert

Temple Square Performances will present “Witnesses of Christ,” a 50-minute virtual Christmas concert featuring various performances, video vignettes and testimonies of the birth of the Savior, beginning on Sunday, November 28, 2021.