The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a celebration of the 40th anniversary of the 1978 revelation on that allowed all members to receive the church’s priesthood and temple blessings. The event was Friday, June 1, 2018, at the LDS Conference Center in Salt Lake City.
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The Jordan River Temple was rededicated Sunday, May 20, by President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The temple, at 10200 S. 1300 West in South Jordan, was closed for two years for extensive renovations.
On Saturday, 17,000 young men and women performed in a cultural celebration in the Conference Center on Temple Square,
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the dedication and open house dates for a temple located in Rome, Italy.
A free public open house will be held Jan. 28, 2019, through Feb. 16, 2019, excluding Sundays, according to a press release from the LDS Church.
The temple is located in northeast Rome near the Grande Raccordo Anulare and will be formally dedicated March 10, 2019 through March 17, 2019.
The LDS Church announced the Rome temple in October 2008. Construction began on the three-story, 40,000-square-foot building on Oct. 23, 2010. The temple will be part of a 15-acre religious and cultural center, according to the release, and it will serve 23,000 church members living in Italy.
The public got its first peek of the inside of the newly renovated Jordan River Utah Temple as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared photos in preparation for tours to begin this week.
The temple, at 10200 S. 1300 West in South Jordan, will be open for public tours for six weeks starting Saturday, March 17, 2018.
Complimentary tickets are available for the temple open house at templeopenhouse.lds.org.
The temple, which is more than 30 years old, will be rededicated Sunday, May 20, in three sessions: 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. The sessions will also be broadcast to LDS Church meetinghouses in the temple districts of the Jordan River, Oquirrh Mountain and Draper Utah temples, according to a press release. Regular Sunday meetings on May 20 will be canceled, and a cultural celebration will be held Saturday, May 19.
The history of the African-American community in Northern Utah is strongly tied to the railroad industry and the jobs that came to Ogden and Salt Lake City in the early 20th century. However, there were some African-Americans who came to the region earlier on as mountain men, ranchers, soldiers, slaves and Mormon pioneers.
Russell M. Nelson, formerly of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, became The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 17th president Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.
Nelson, 93, served as a member of the quorum since April 7, 1984. He is a retired surgeon and medical researcher with a master’s degree from the University of Utah.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a viewing for President Thomas S. Monson on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.
Monson died Monday, Jan. 2, 2018, after serving as the church’s leader for nearly 10 years. A funeral for Monson will be at the LDS Church Conference Center Friday, Jan. 12 at noon.
Monson became a church bishop at the age of 22 and also became the youngest church apostle ever in 1963 at the age of 36. He served as a counselor for three church presidents before taking the role of president for the church.
In this 2010 photo, President Monson and Frances Monson enjoy the Days of ’47 parade in Salt Lake City. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)By MARK SAAL • Standard-Examiner staff Millions revered Thomas S….
Thomas S. Monson, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints president died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at home with his family.
During his time with the LDS Church, Monson served as a counselor in the First Presidency of the Church, was a first counselor to former LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley, as a second counselor to Howard W. Hunter and Ezra Taft Benson, and was sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Oct. 4, 1964.
Since 1984, Farmington resident Linda Margetts has performed as one of five organists at daily practice sessions and noon recitals on the Tabernacle organ at Temple Square for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Tabernacle organ, celebrating the 150th anniversary of when it was first played in General Conference, is the subject of a new exhibit at the Church History Museum.
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Elder D. Todd Christofferson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Quorum of the Twelve Apostles was the featured speaker at an Ogden Pioneer Days devotional July 12, held in Weber State University’s Dee Events Center.