How Are Tithing Donations Used?

How Are Tithing Donations Used?

The Lord tells us to give 10 percent of our income to the Church for tithing (see Doctrine and Covenants 119). But what happens when we give money to a member of the bishopric or pay it online to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints? The Church’s...
Perpetual Education Fund & Temple Patron Assistance Fund Have Sufficient Donations

Online Donations Now Active for Many LDS Areas

On April 30, I wrote that the Church had approved an electronic method for members in the United States to pay tithing and submit other charitable donations. The Online Donations website is already available in some areas, and is being rolled out to congregations in...

Widget for Donations to Haiti Earthquake Relief

The Church has created a widget to donate to the Haiti earthquake relief. To post this on your blog or Web site, click the Share tab on the widget, then click one of the icons, or copy the embed code to your site. Please help spread this widget to increase donations...
Final Chapters Updated in the Church’s General Handbook

Final Chapters Updated in the Church’s General Handbook

The last round of updates to the English version of the General Handbook: Serving in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was published December 15, 2021. Although future updates to the handbook will be published as needed, this is the final major release...
The Church Helps Refugees and You Can, Too

The Church Helps Refugees and You Can, Too

Many families are fleeing to other countries, and some have nothing but the clothes on their backs. It is a scriptural commandment to love one another and to bear one another’s burdens. Church leaders have encouraged us to help refugees. See the conference talk...
Ideas for Tithing Settlement 2021

Ideas for Tithing Settlement 2021

From October 15 until December 31, bishops and branch presidents are asked to meet with members of the Church for tithing settlement. This is a chance to meet with the bishop once each year, settle their tithing, and report that what they have paid in contributions...
Ideas for Tithing Settlement 2021

Ideas for Tithing Settlement

From October 15 until December 31, bishops and branch presidents are asked to meet with members of the Church in a tithing settlement. This is a chance to meet with the bishop once each year, settle their tithing, and report that what they have paid in contributions...
27 Ways the Church is Prepared for the COVID-19 Pandemic

27 Ways the Church is Prepared for the COVID-19 Pandemic

Over the past decade, Church leaders have increasingly focused on strengthening faith in Heavenly Father and in His Son Jesus Christ. In retrospect, we can see the evidence of many ways that God has prepared His Church for the COVID-19 pandemic—and other calamities...
Church and COVID-19: Impacts on Latter-day Saints

Church and COVID-19: Impacts on Latter-day Saints

Much has happened in the last few days regarding temporary changes related to the COVID-19 virus. We have prepared for your reference this summary of changes that impact Latter-day Saints. Updated March 25, 2020 at 7:21 p.m. Crisis Management In areas where Family...

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