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...
National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

LDS Guide “Preventing Suicide and Responding after a Loss”

As part of ongoing efforts to help prevent suicide, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent a notice to all leaders worldwide inviting everyone to “take an active role within their communities to minister to those who have thoughts of suicide or who are...
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...
LDS Tools Mobile App Now Provides Temple Information

LDS Tools Mobile App Now Provides Temple Information

The LDS Tools mobile app now includes helpful temple information. The latest version 3.2.0 lets you see what temple you’re assigned to, find temples near you, contact a temple, see ordinance schedules, scheduled closures, and the services offered (such as...
Photos in LDS Ward Directory

Photos in LDS Ward Directory

Did you know that you can upload individual and family photos to your ward directory using LDS.org or the LDS Tools mobile app? You can then choose who can see the photos: just your ward, your stake, or only your leaders. A new image service was released last month...
New Ministering Resources for LDS Leaders

New Ministering Resources for LDS Leaders

Editors note (June 4, 2018): Ministering Resources has been renamed Counseling Resources. Four new topics have been added to Ministering Resources (CounselingResources.lds.org) to support stake and ward leaders as they minister to the following groups of members:...

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