Disability Specialists in LDS Wards, Stakes, and Communities

Disability Specialists in LDS Wards, Stakes, and Communities

The role of the stake and ward disability specialist is “to help facilitate increased participation and inclusion of Church members with disabilities.” Some responsibilities are including members with disabilities in Church meetings and activities, responding to...
Stake-Based Institute Options

Stake-Based Institute Options

Priesthood leaders are encouraged to make institute accessible to all young single adults (YSAs). Stake presidents have the option of creating stake-based institutes for YSAs who don’t have access to existing campus institute programs. Since their implementation...
Suicide: Myths and Facts

Suicide: Myths and Facts

The article “Suicide: Myths and Facts” in the September Ensign helps us challenge myths about suicide and be better prepared to reach out to those who may need help. Did you know the following are all myths? Most suicides happen suddenly, without warning....
National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Over 800,000 people die by suicide worldwide every year. In the United States, suicide rates have surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, with increases in every age group. As part of ongoing efforts...
Ministering Principles in LDS Ensign, Liahona Magazines

Ministering Principles in LDS Ensign, Liahona Magazines

Beginning in June, the Ensign and Liahona began publishing a ministering principle each month to strengthen women, men, young women, and young men in their ministering efforts. The June issue, for example, teaches “Five Things Good Listeners Do,” and the July issue...
Video: A Vision of Ministering

Video: A Vision of Ministering

Yesterday, the Church published training videos about the new ministering effort that was announced by President Russell M. Nelson in the April 2018 general conference to increase our focus on Christlike caring for others. The videos are published at...
New Way to Refer Your Friends to the LDS Missionaries

New Way to Refer Your Friends to the LDS Missionaries

Invite a Friend to Meet with Missionaries The Church has implemented a new way to help members and missionaries work together more effectively to help people come unto Christ. A new feature on LDS Tools and LDS.org lets you send referrals directly to missionaries and...

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