News Releases

Church Leaders Condemn Violence and Lawless Behavior During Times of Unrest

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Latter-day Saints in Beirut Rebuild and Serve Others After Explosion

As 2021 begins, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Lebanon are continuing to work with their neighbors to recover and rebuild after the massive explosion at the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020.

Children Worldwide Invited to Participate in First-Ever Friend to Friend Event 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The Church invites all children ages 3–11, their parents, and Primary leaders and teachers to participate in a Friend to Friend event — a Face to Face-style event for children — available for viewing beginning February 20.

Church Office Building Plaza Renovation Is Underway

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The east plaza of Temple Square between the Church Administration Building and the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City, Utah to undergo an 18-month project of repairs and landscaping in 2021.

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.

Updates on How COVID-19 Is Impacting Saints Worldwide

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

Elder Gong Extends Three Invitations to Young Adults in the New Year

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints extended three invitations Sunday evening to the faith’s 2.3 million members between the ages of 18 and 30.

2021 Youth Theme Album, Other Resources Released 

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Resources for the 2021 youth theme, including the theme music album, “A Great Work,” are now available on

The Church of Jesus Christ Is Recognized by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly

From Ghana Newsroom On the 23rd day of December 2020, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received an award from The Accra Metropolitan Assembly in recognition of its support in the fight against COVID-19. Those who attended the award ceremony on behalf of the Church were Emelia Ahadjie, Director of Communication; Samuel Appiah-Kubi,...

More than 200 New York Pantries Receive Food Donations from Latter-day Saints in 2020

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) More than 200 deliveries of food have been made by the Church of Jesus Christ to pantries throughout the state of New York during the bicentennial year of the Restoration.