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Latter-day Saint Leaders Attend National Prayer Service

News Story — 21 January 2009

Two Latter-day Saint leaders, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency and Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, were among the religious leaders who attended the National Prayer Service today in celebration of the inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

Church Leaders Attend President Obama’s Inauguration

News Story — 20 January 2009

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was represented at inaugural events for President Barack Obama by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and Elder M. Russell Ballard, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Church Leaders to Attend Inauguration of President-elect Barack Obama

News Story — 16 January 2009

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be represented at inaugural events for President-elect Barack Obama by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency, and Elder M. Russell Ballard, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

Church President Addresses College Students

News Story — 12 January 2009

Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, stressed academic and spiritual preparation for life as he addressed college-age students last evening in a meeting held at the Marriott Center on Brigham Young University campus, Provo, Utah, and broadcast via satellite to numerous other locations throughout the United States and Canada.

Draper Utah Temple Opens Its Doors to the Public

News Story — 9 January 2009

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is opening the doors of its 12th temple in Utah for two months and inviting the public to experience a guided tour of the interior. Tours of the new Draper Utah Temple will be offered from 15 January through 14 March 2009.

Popular Turn-of-the-Century Census Now Free Online

News Story — 7 January 2009

FamilySearch International continues to feed the growing appetite of family historians and researchers worldwide with the release of its free 1900 U.S. Census online. The free collection allows users to search the entire population of the U.S. in 1900 — over 76 million people — and view high quality images of the original census at www.FamilySearch.org.

Latter-day Saint Youth Celebrate “A Brand New Year”

News Story — 31 December 2008

The onset of 2009 brings an opportunity for young people of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to renew their commitment to their faith while participating in a program of instruction, song and dance that reviews the activities of 2008.

News Article Highlights Church's Preparedness for Hard Economic Times

News Story — 29 December 2008

An Associated Press article that ran this past week highlighted the Church’s system for taking care of its poor and needy. The Church’s welfare operations are well equipped to help those who are unable to meet their basic needs due to lost employment and other challenges. The topic is particularly timely during the current economic downturn.

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