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3 Mormon celebrities who have spoken in general conference

Today speakers for the general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are chosen from among the general authorities and general officers of the Church. Other Church members with significant influence are given other opportunities [...]

7 things Relief Society doesn’t do anymore (and 3 it does)

The Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints turns 175 years old on March 17th, and women around the world are celebrating with activities, service projects, dinners and more. But the original members of the Relief [...]

17 New Year’s Resolutions from the prophets for 2017

It’s a new year, and it’s time once again to take stock of our lives and find the places we’d most like to improve. Prophets and apostles teach members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints about the gospel of [...]

9 post-pool season places to use your Pass of All Passes

If you think the Pass of All Passes is just for getting your family into Seven Peaks during the hot summer months, think again. Passholders can continue to get great value out of their passes by visiting any (or all!) of these nine attractions [...]

12 variations for your 12 days of Christmas countdown

Believe it or not, Christmas is precisely 12 days away. That means that even if your Christmas advent calendar isn’t off to a great start, today is the day to start again — or you can celebrate with 12 special gifts. Welcome to the [...]

8 LDS Church leaders who served in the armed forces

On Friday, the United States celebrates Veterans Day, a day we honor individuals who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Many members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have served in the military as well as Church [...]

15 changes to prepare for if you move outside Utah

Utah is a great place to get an education, build a career and raise a family. Maybe that’s why so many people choose to move to — and stay in — Utah County. But Utah is also a unique place with its own distinct traditions and culture. [...]

Voters’ Guide: 10 important elections on the ballot besides president

Believe it or not, the election season has almost reached its end. Nine months after the presidential primaries were held in February of this year, the American people will visit the polls and decide the outcome of the Donald Trump vs. Hillary [...]

How to care for a toddler in sacrament meeting

If you have toddlers at home, you know all about the highs and lows of bringing a toddler to church. Sister Rosemary M. Wixom, former Primary general president, said: “Be thoughtful and tolerant of children and those adults with children. [...]

The problem that canceled general conference twice

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from around the world are looking forward to general conference. The semiannual event will be held this weekend, just as it has every six months since 1848. That is, every six months [...]

60 LDS-inspired baby name ideas for expecting parents

If you’re naming a baby in 2016, you might not think a group of (mostly) elderly men and women can offer much by way of modern name inspiration — but you’d be surprised. From current Church leaders to prominent figures in Church [...]

10 reasons why it takes a village to raise a child

My family and I recently moved to Utah from Texas. After three years of living in Dallas, in the heat and humidity far away from family, there have been a few adjustments to make. But besides purchasing winter coats and introducing our children [...]

5 ways seminary has changed in the last 10 years

It’s back to school time, which means it’s also time to start a brand new year of seminary. But if you have a child in seminary this year, you might have noticed things have changed since you were in high school. Here are five changes [...]

How rich is the LDS Church?

Faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints pay one-tenth of their income as tithing, and often give more in the form of fast offerings and other donations. Church officials use these funds to support the Church’s [...]

14 ways being Mormon is like being in Harry Potter

Today is Harry Potter’s (and author J. K. Rowling’s) birthday. In honor of the world’s most famous boy wizard, fans worldwide are celebrating the release of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” (the script of a [...]

Who were the pioneers?: 12 little-known facts that tell their migration story

So you think you know the pioneers? Think again. Contrary to the belief of some, not all pioneers were the same. The 70,000 people who came to Utah during the decades of emigration in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints were unique [...]

5 ways to enhance temple worship from home

Temple worship is essential for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In the temple, faithful members learn more about the plan of salvation, make sacred covenants and draw closer to God. But at certain times — like [...]

A century and counting: How girls camp has (and hasn’t) changed since 1912

The first Young Women camp was held during the summer of 1912 when the Liberty Stake in Salt Lake City took the girls in the Young Ladies Mutual Improvement Association (the forerunner to today’s Young Women organization) to the mountains [...]

Blue Haven Foundation to offer support for widows of Dallas shooting

When news of the Dallas sniper attack that left five police officers dead reached Utah County, a few women here knew all too well what the families of the fallen officers were feeling. Nannette Wride, widow of Sgt. Cory Wride of the [...]

Opening the call: Missionaries approach milestone differently

It’s been weeks since your papers were submitted, and the day has finally come — your mission call has arrived! What now? For many newly called missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, opening the mission [...]