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Senior Service Missionary Opportunities Are Expanding for Latter-day Saints Around the World

A letter from the First Presidency says senior service mission opportunities are now available for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints anywhere around the world. The First Presidency continues to encourage Latter-day Saints to serve senior missions away from home if their circumstances allow. Those interested...

New Book of Mormon Videos in Tagalog and Cebuano Now Available

New episodes in Tagalog and Cebuano for the 3rd season of the Book of Mormon Videos series of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now available. Videos covering the first Mosiah to Alma will continue to be released every Friday between now and the end of June 2021. 

2 Billion COVID-19 Vaccinations Roll out to At-Risk Populations

The global effort to distribute 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines to at-risk populations around the world has reached 121 countries and territories. Latter-day Saint Charities, the humanitarian arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is helping to support this effort with a US$20 million grant to UNICEF for its role...

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.

Upcoming Face to Face for Single Adults 31 and Older

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Jean B. Bingham, and Sister Sharon Eubank of the Relief Society General Presidency will host a Face to Face event for single adults ages 31 and older on June 13, 2021.

Filipino Latter-day Saint Makes Strides for Food Security as Representative of UN Youth Advisory Board

Elvin Laceda from the Lubao 2nd Ward (Congregation) in the Lubao Philippines Stake (Diocese) is making leaps in spreading his advocacy of food security and financial stability within the farmer's community as a recently selected Young Farmers Sector representative at the United Nations Youth Advisory Board Philippines and the...


Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have celebrated the National Day of Service every year. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, members of the Church can continue to serve as the Philippines Area Presidency launches #GiveThanksAndServe today, May 1.

Filipino Latter-day Saints Share Thoughts from April 2021 General Conference

After participating in the 191st General Conference rebroadcast, many Latter-day Saint families and individuals shared the things they have learned. The following are excerpts from several Church members after joining the 2-day religious gathering virtually in their own homes or in meetinghouses where COVID-19 quarantine policies...

Young Woman Serves Full-time Mission Amidst Pandemic

Despite major changes in missionary service and the uncertainties during the pandemic, young single adults in the Philippines still choose to serve missions in their pursuit of teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ and contributing to this great work.  One of them is 19-year-old Meleza Castro of Quezon City 4th Ward, Quezon...

Church Leads Barangay Misting and Disinfecting in Zamboanga City

Members of the Zamboanga Philippines Stake (diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints led the launching of Fogging Kontra Covid, a misting and disinfecting initiative in Barangay Culianan, Zamboanga City, on April 24, 2021.