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LDS Church completes major microfilm digitization initiative

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is known worldwide for its vast collection of genealogical information and for the work it has done to keep world family records safe. On Tuesday, the church announced just how many there are, and how safe they will be. Billions of historical ...

Worship services for Sept. 19

NOTE: As issues with the COVID-19 virus continue to change, please contact individual churches for information on how they are handling worship services. Episcopal Church St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Worship services are currently being held in person each Sunday at 11 a.m. Please see our ...

LDS President Russell M. Nelson launches Spanish-language Instagram account

Years ago, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints set out to learn Spanish. That he did. This week, he took that knowledge to the next level. “On Wednesday, Nelson, launched a new Spanish-language Instagram Account to broaden his reach to Hispanic ...

Judge tosses lawsuit against LDS church’s use of donations

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A judge tossed out a lawsuit filed by James Huntsman, a member of one of Utah’s most prominent families and brother of a former governor, against The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a ruling issued Tuesday. Huntsman had accused the Utah-based faith ...

Worship services for Sept. 5

NOTE: As issues with the COVID-19 virus continue to change, please contact individual churches for information on how they are handling worship services. Episcopal Church St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Worship services are currently being held in person each Sunday at 11 a.m. Please see our ...

LDS Transitional Services gives a hand up to those needing help

The helplessness and hopelessness of many people transitioning out of severe issues in their lives is being addressed by an initiative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Church’s Transitional Services initiative, which has been in service for more than a decade, ...

Elder Dean M. Davies of the Seventy dies from cancer

Elder Dean Myron Davies of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died Tuesday night after an extended battle with cancer. Davies, 69, of North Salt Lake, is survived by his wife, Darla, and their five children and 17 grandchildren. Davies was called to be a General ...

Mormon vaccine push ratchets up, dividing faith’s members

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After more than a year of attending church virtually, Monique Allen has struggled to explain to her asthmatic daughter why people from their congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints don't wear masks. Allen said she's taught her daughter that ...

Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square meets new presidency

It was supposed to have been the choir’s first Thursday rehearsal after more than 18 months on hiatus due to COVID-19. Instead, members of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square gathered for the first time together to meet their new president and his counselors and to say goodbye to their ...