Membership Records for Children of Divorced Parents

Membership Records for Children of Divorced Parents

Children with divorced parents often attend Church meetings in both parents’ wards or branches. While only one unit may keep and update a child’s official membership record, an out-of-unit member record may be created in the secondary ward or branch he or she attends....
16 Things You Can Do to Be a Humanitarian

16 Things You Can Do to Be a Humanitarian

At the October 2021 general conference, Sister Sharon Eubank reported  on the many ways the Church is responding to the divine mandate to care for the needy. As the first counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency and director of Latter-day Saint Charities,...
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...
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...
Day of the Dead Messages of Faith and Hope

Day of the Dead Messages of Faith and Hope

Day of the Dead is a cultural holiday celebrated in Mexico and parts of Latin America November 1-2. The Church provides resources to share messages of faith in Jesus Christ and the hope of being with deceased loved ones someday through family history and temple work....
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...
Analysis of Text of October 2021 General Conference Talks

Analysis of Text of October 2021 General Conference Talks

Since the official English text for the general conference talks was posted yesterday at conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org and in the Gospel Library app, I have spent time analyzing some of the amazing themes and topics that were covered. Word Cloud Above is a word...
Text of October 2021 General Conference Now Available

Text of October 2021 General Conference Now Available

The official English text for the general conference talks is now available at conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org and on the Gospel Library app. Text in many languages will be posted over the next several days. On the Gospel Library App If the text doesn’t...
New Terminology in Church General Handbook

New Terminology in Church General Handbook

In February 2020, the Church began updating chapters of the General Handbook. These updates include simplifications in Church structure and meetings, adjustments to some policies, and changes in some Church terminology to better describe the intent. For example, the...
Hashtags and URLs for General Conference

Hashtags and URLs for General Conference

Hashtags Many social media sites let you categorize your posts by using hashtags. Hashtags consist of a pound sign (#) followed by a key word(s). These subject tags can be searched on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, Flickr, and Tumblr...
General Conference Activities for Youth and Children

General Conference Activities for Youth and Children

The Church provides a page of general conference activities for children and youth in English, Portuguese, and Spanish to help them enjoy and learn more from watching or listening to general conference. Also see the following resources: General Conference...
October 2021 Church World Report

October 2021 Church World Report

At the general conference every six months, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issues an official World Report of Church news and events around the world. The Church’s Newsroom offers the World Report in English, Spanish and Portuguese. It will also...
General Conference Notebook October 2021 Helps You Prepare

General Conference Notebook October 2021 Helps You Prepare

The For the Strength of Youth magazine offers a General Conference Notebook that you can use to prepare for and learn from general conference. The Friend magazine also provides a conference notebook. Use it to write down questions, impressions, inspiration, counsel,...
Invite Your Friends to Watch General Conference

Invite Your Friends to Watch General Conference

General Conference may be one of the best ways to introduce your friends to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This article provides references to help you explain to others what general conference is all about and to invite them to watch the upcoming...

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