News Releases

Prophet Invites All to Fast and Pray for Relief from COVID-19

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a new video message , President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites the world to join him on March 29, 2020, for a day of fasting and prayer for relief from COVID-19.

Philippines Area Presidency Invites Latter-day Saints to Fast and Pray 

Amid the changes happening around the world because of COVID-19, we echo the call of President Russell M. Nelson for all members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to join him in a worldwide fast to pray for relief from this global pandemic.

Further Adjustments to Missionary Service

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter about missionary service on March 26, 2020, to Church members around the globe. 

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Latter-day Saints Join in Solidarity During National Week of Prayer

The Philippines Area Presidency encourages Latter-day Saints in the country to pray in their homes as the entire country braves the COVID-19 threat. Read the full letter on Newsroom Philippines. 

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Church Emphasizes Self-Isolation Guidelines for Missionaries 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement today, March 22, 2020, about self-isolation for missionaries. Read Newsroom for more information. 

More Temporary Adjustments Made to Missionary Work

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter March 20, 2020, to Latter-day Saints everywhere. The letter details new adjustments to missionary service.

Additional Adjustments to the April 2020 General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency will preside and conduct each session of the April 2020 general conference from a small gathering space on Temple Square. Music for conference has been pre-recorded.

Update on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Missionary Service

See the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Saints worldwide....

COVID-19 Updates in Your Language

This page provides updates in various languages on how COVID-19 (coronavirus) is impacting The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and its global membership. Find letters below in your language from the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

CES Guidelines Related to COVID-19

The Church Educational System (CES) has students around the world and higher education campuses in three states. CES is deeply interested in the health, education and spiritual growth of each of these students and those who serve them. Concerns related to COVID-19 have impacted every part of society, including education. After careful...