Married couples can be found in the Church’s 406 missions serving alongside the younger missionaries at a time in their lives they could be enjoying hobbies during their retirement. In the past two years, more seniors have answered the call to serve full-time missions for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Eight percent or 6,609 of the 83,471 missionaries currently serving are seniors.
Family history experts are making learning about our ancestors more fun for families, especially youth. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints opened its first Family Discovery Center on Temple Square on February 11, 2015. The center provides visitors an interactive experience coupling family history with the latest computer technology and mobile devices.
Leaders of the young women’s and women’s organizations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently returned from a visit to South America where they met with Uruguay's first lady-elect Mrs. Maria Auxiliadora Delgado de Vazquez, Cordoba mayor Dr. Ramόn Mestre and other community leaders.
Annual conference attracts thousands from all over the world
More than 21,000 people from the United States and overseas gathered in Salt Lake City February 12-14, 2015, for RootsTech, promoted as the largest family history conference in the world. Attendees came from 49 states and 35 countries.
Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Tuesday for legislation across the United States that protects vital religious freedoms. Full Story »
Leaders from different nations, cultures, religions and political systems came together to establish standards of humaneness that apply to everyone, everywhere. Full Story »
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