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Martin Luther King III shares father’s vision at BYU forum

The audience at the Marriott Center in Provo erupted in applause repeatedly as human rights activist Martin Luther King III spoke Tuesday at a Brigham Young University forum. King, the oldest son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., was the first speaker in a BYU forum series on ...

LDS Church, President Nelson preach refining spiritual self-reliance

Since the very first beginnings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 1830, European converts were streaming into American strongholds of the church, including Kirkland, Ohio; Independence, Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; and onward to Salt Lake City. They came because of faith ...

Self-reliance in a world of want and upheaval

In the Old Testament telling of the story of Adam and Eve in the book of Genesis, we learn they lived in a beautiful garden, called Eden. They wanted for nothing. The ground gave off mists that watered and produced food spontaneously for them to eat. The Bible says that after the couple were ...

Church courses, Employment Services promote temporal self-reliance

Personal agency is one of the greatest gifts of God, according to Presiding Bishop Gerald Causse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. “It is crucial for our earthly progress and our eternal salvation,” Bishop Causse said in a July 2018 Ensign magazine article. “By ...

Global church welfare program focuses on service, self-reliance

The year was 1936 and many in the United States, including members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, were struggling amid the Great Depression. “There was obviously a great need,” said Gordon Carmen, the director of production and distribution in the church’s Welfare ...

Worship services for Sept. 26

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 First Presidency issues face mask order for temple workers and patrons

Concerned about the safety of temple workers and patrons as well as the desire to keep temples open, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a letter to members Wednesday concerning the wearing of face masks. In part, the letter recognizes the increase in ...

Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square starts in-person rehearsals

Fans all over the world, each Sunday, leave chat messages on YouTube about the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square and how they long to have them back in person. On Tuesday, the next step to in-person singing became a reality. On Tuesday evening, members of The Tabernacle Choir at Temple ...

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 ...