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Mormonism Online: In Your Own Words |
18 December 2014

Blog Post — 18 December 2014

This post features reaction to #ShareTheGift and the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert.

Behind the Scenes at the Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert

Blog Post — 18 December 2014

It takes a cast and crew of hundreds to put together the annual Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert. This year it was no exception as the choir welcomed guest artists Broadway star Santino Fontana and the "Sesame Street” Muppets™ to the Conference Center.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | December 17

Blog Post — 17 December 2014

MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

Two Temples Scheduled for Renovation in Germany and Idaho

News Release — 16 December 2014

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the closure of the Freiberg Germany and Idaho Falls Idaho Temples for extensive renovation.The Freiberg Germany Temple will close in February and the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple will close in March 2015.

Church Marks Centennial of World War I Christmas Truce

Blog Post — 16 December 2014

This Christmas Eve, December 24, 2014, marks 100 years since a Christmas truce took place in Belgium during World War I. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is commemorating the anniversary by participating in the release of a video in a joint project with other faith groups.

New Temples To Open in 2015

News Release — 12 December 2014

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the open house, cultural celebration and dedication dates for the Córdoba Argentina and Payson Utah Temples.

Mormon Temples Currently Under Construction

Infographic — 12 December 2014

In addition to its 140-plus operating temples throughout the world, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints also has 14 temples under construction.

Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna to Keynote RootsTech 2015

Blog Post — 12 December 2014

RootsTech 2015, the largest family history conference in the world, announced this week that former first lady Laura Bush and her daughter Jenna Bush Hager will be the keynote speakers during the Friday morning general session on February 13, 2015.

Artist Santino Fontana,
‘Sesame Street’ Muppets™
Bring Holiday Spirit to
Christmas Concert

News Release — 12 December 2014

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra and Temple Square are entertaining children and adults who are young at heart for their annual Christmas concert this year. Guest artists include Broadway star Santino Fontana and the “Sesame Street” Muppets™.

In Honor of Human Rights

Commentary — 10 December 2014

Sixty-six years ago a document graced the world that set new horizons for human relations. It is called the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and was the first global expression of its kind. Leaders from different nations, cultures, religions and political systems came together to establish standards of humaneness that apply to everyone, everywhere.

“He Is the Gift” Christmas Initiative Being Viewed by Millions

Blog Post — 10 December 2014

After nearly two weeks, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' “He Is the Gift” Christmas initiative is receiving significant visibility. 

Getting It Right: "Why Jews — and Everyone Else — Should See ‘Meet the Mormons’"

Blog Post — 9 December 2014

Over at the Jewish Tablet Magazine, writer Yair Rosenberg provides a thoughtful review of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ film “Meet the Mormons” (released in theaters in October 2014) and explains what all communities, religious and otherwise, can learn from the show.

First Presidency's Christmas Devotional
Celebrates the Birth of Jesus Christ

News Release — 7 December 2014

Church leaders remembered the birth of Christ during the annual First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional. The program featured music from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.

First Presidency 2014
Christmas Message

News Release — 5 December 2014

The First Presidency released its 2014 Christmas message. We sincerely pray this Christmastime that the light and testimony of the Savior will come into our hearts, that our lives will reflect His life and attributes.

 

Church Honored for Service on Historic
Battleship in Hawaii

News Story — 5 December 2014

The USS Missouri Memorial Association is recognizing The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its thousands of hours of volunteer service performed by missionaries on the battleship at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

Church Encourages Principled Approach to Health Care Coverage for Needy Utahns

Church Statement — 5 December 2014

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued a statement following Thursday's press conference announcing Governor Gary Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan.

Mormonism in Pictures: Temple Square
Dressed for Christmas

Photo Essay — 1 December 2014

Temple Square is internationally recognized for its annual lights display that is turned on nightly through the holiday season.

Church Launches 'He Is the Gift' Initiative to Share Christmas Message

News Release — 28 November 2014

An effort to share a message about Jesus Christ during the Christmas season is underway by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The month-long Christmas initiative focuses on Heavenly Father’s love as demonstrated in the sacred gift of Jesus Christ.

Mormons Around the World: Country Newsroom Websites | November 26

Blog Post — 26 November 2014

MormonNewsroom.org features stories from its international Newsroom websites to share what leaders and members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints around the world are doing to better the communities in which they live.

The Voice of Religious Conscience

Commentary — 25 November 2014

There seem to be as many opinions and beliefs as there are individuals. And everyone wants to be heard. To voice religious conscience is our birthright as human beings. Without it, our other freedoms have little meaning.

Mormons Join Christians Around the World to Celebrate the Bible

Blog Post — 25 November 2014

Christians around the world are celebrating the International Day of the Bible and International Bible Week, which kicked off Monday, November 24, 2014. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are joining other Christians to share their love for the Bible on social media channels.

Church to Send Email Messages to 
Members Worldwide

News Release — 25 November 2014

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will soon begin receiving an email message from the First Presidency for the first time.

Violin Phenom Lindsey Stirling to Live Chat Online with Mormon Youth

Blog Post — 24 November 2014

Lindsey Stirling, Latter-day Saint returned missionary and widely recognized performer, will anchor the second of four Face to Face live Facebook youth events, Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. MST.

Faith Online: In Your Own Words | 
21 November 2014

Blog Post — 21 November 2014

In Your Own Words is a regular sampling of online articles, blog posts and social media that represent some of the current conversations about Mormonism and faith in general. The posts in this series do not necessarily represent the views of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, nor are they meant to be a comprehensive summary of the online conversations about the Church.

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