News Releases

First Presidency Announces Limited Reopening of Temples

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) In a letter to all Church members, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints expressed their gratitude for the efforts of all those who have worked to address the global COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Latter-day Saints Around the World

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Another update on how coronavirus is impacting Latter-day Saints around the world. 

First Presidency Announces Changes to General Conference

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced changes to upcoming general conferences of the Church, which are held each April and October.

Missionary Training Centers to Resume Limited On-Site Training

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) As COVID-19 conditions continue to improve in some locations, the Church is looking ahead to resume on-site training for new missionaries in a phased and cautious approach.

Latter-day Saint Choir Sings at Sunset Services Commemorating Anzac Day

From Pacific Newsroom Choir members of the Gold Coast Australia Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sang at the Anzac sunset services in Mudgeeraba on Anzac Day, commemorating those servicemen and women who have served in the armed forces from Australia and New Zealand.

Honouring Those Who Served Their Countries in Fields of War

From Pacific Newsroom Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand, and some other countries in the region, that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders "who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations" and "the contribution and suffering of all those who have served" (source: W...

Latter-day Saints in Queensland Serve with Love

From Pacific Newsroom Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints throughout Australia have been responding to an invitation from the Church’s Pacific Area Presidency to identify community needs, organize, and then do something to make a positive impact.

Finding Joy in Movement and Connection ─ Reflections on COVID-19

From Pacific Newsroom Church members in Victoria connect as they support and encourage each other run, cycle, and swim through an on-line movement program created to improve physical and emotional well-being.

Family History Enthusiast and Tour Host Featured in Gippsland Lifestyle Magazine

From Pacific Newsroom Sandi Davie, a long-time member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is an avid family historian.  She was recently featured in the article “A Walk Through Time” in the

Gold Coast Volunteers Photograph Gravestones of Entire Cemetery for BillionGraves

From Pacific Newsroom Members of the Mudgeeraba Ward (congregation) in the Gold Coast Australia Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took hundreds of pictures of gravestones in the Mudgeeraba Cemetery, transcribed, and uploaded them to the BillionGraves app.