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Funeral Services Scheduled for President Boyd K. Packer

News Release — 4 JULY 2015

Funeral services for President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held in the Tabernacle on Temple Square on Friday, July 10, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. MDT. 

VIDEO: Mormon Tabernacle Choir Sings at Yankee Stadium on East Coast Tour

News Release — 4 JULY 2015

Baseball fans at Yankee Stadium in New York City were in for a treat when the Mormon Tabernacle Choir entertained the audience with patriotic music.

President Boyd K. Packer Dies At Age 90

News Release — 3 JULY 2015

Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at home Friday, July 3, 2015 from causes incident to age. He was 90 years old.

VIDEO: Mormon Tabernacle Choir Draws Large Crowds During East Coast Tour

News Release — 2 JULY 2015

Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir are on the road this week for a series of concerts on the East Coast. The 2015 Atlantic Coast Tour has included stops in Maryland and New York.

Mormonism in the News: Getting It Right | July 2, 2015

Blog Post — 2 JULY 2015

This “Getting It Right” includes coverage surrounding the Freedmen's Bureau Project which digitizes 1.5 million images containing African American Civil War-era records and names.

Missionaries Serving in Some Missions No Longer Required to Wear Suit Coats

Blog Post — 2 JULY 2015

To reduce the financial burden on missionaries and their families, elders who are called to serve in missions identified by the Church as having hot climates will no longer be required to purchase or wear suit coats. 

BYU to Host Religious Freedom Conference in July

Blog Post — 1 JULY 2015

Brigham Young University will host a conference on religious freedom next week for lawyers, students and the public to get an update on challenges in the United States and around the world. The 2015 Religious Freedom Annual Review is scheduled on the Provo, Utah, campus for July 6 – 8, 2015. This year’s theme is “Fairness for All.”

Episcopalian Convention Includes Hands-On Interfaith Service Project at Welfare Square

News Story — 1 JULY 2015

Episcopalians joined Mormons at Welfare Square in Salt Lake City for an interfaith service project Monday to prepare and package food for local families in need.

Church Leaders Call for Better Observance of Sabbath Day

News Release — 30 JUNE 2015

Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are urging Mormons around the world to improve their observance of the Sabbath day. 

Church Leaders Counsel Members After Supreme Court Same-Sex Marriage Decision

News Release — 30 JUNE 2015

The following letter from the Council of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is being read in Church meetings across the United States and Canada beginning Sunday, July 5.