News Releases

From Ghana Mormon Newsroom

Elder Andersen Presides at the Groundbreaking of Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presided at the groundbreaking ceremony of the Abidjan Cȏte d’Ivoire Temple on Thursday.

Game Day at Buru-Buru

The young single adults (YSA) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is a category used to describe an unmarried adult between the ages of 18 and 30. The purpose of the YSA program of the Church is to provide enhanced opportunities for them to serve in leadership positions, to teach and to lead. November 3, 2018 Nairobi East Stake provided a Game Day for YSA at the Buru-Buru Church meetinghouse.

Lucky Summer Ward gets Pilot Program

To gather names more quickly for Family History, a pilot program was introduced on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at the Lucky Summer Ward in Nairobi East Stake. Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Kenya are eager to document their ancestors. The only thing holding Kenyan’s back is lack of computers and Wifi. The pilot program brings the tools to the people to let them add their family names on Family Search International. Each member of the seven wards in Nairobi East Stake will have the opportunity to add at least one name to their family tree as the weeks roll around.

More Time at Home

Many families of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are looking forward to having shorter church meetings and having more time at home with their families. More time for family home evening, family council and family history—producing a more joyful home. A home of sharing, understanding and respect makes a happy home, a home full of love.

From South Africa Mormon Newsroom

The Angel Moroni Statue is placed atop the Durban South Africa Temple

After a week of weather-related delays, The Angel Moroni Statue is installed atop the Durban South Africa Temple

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Why Are We Still Called Mormon Newsroom?

Newsroom, like other Church channels, is following the counsel of Church leadership regarding the direction and timing of changes to MormonNewsroom.org.

Members Respond to General Conference Broadcast

During the Broadcast of General Conference at Bura-Bura, Nairobi East Stake Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, families and friends filled the chapel. The broadcast began Sunday morning at 10:00 am, October 14, 2018. Members typically relish Stake gatherings and show it with lots of handshaking and hugging. They have a great camaraderie, and many were purely over-joyed to be where they could hear the words of the prophets.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes

At the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 12 new temples.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: 'It Is His Church'

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Leadership Changes Announced at October 2018 General Conference

President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency announced the following changes to Church leadership at the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.