- President Nelson Addresses Life’s Challenges During Texas Devotional (LDS Newsroom)
“Each person here tonight — in fact, everyone — lives with challenges,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at a Sunday devotional in San Antonio, Texas.
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints president addresses more than 23,000 at the Alamodome (San Antonio Express-News - Texas)
Dr. Russell M. Nelson had a simple but soothing message for the more than 23,000 who gathered Sunday evening at the Alamodome to listen to the 17th president and prophet of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- Church Helps Provide Comfort and Aid to California Fire Victims (LDS Newsroom)
In the aftermath of the deadliest wildfire in California history, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are reaching out to those who need help.
Several hundred people gathered Saturday morning at a warehouse in Oroville, California, to fill 5,000 food boxes for victims of the Camp Fire. That fire heavily damaged the town of Paradise and surrounding areas and has displaced tens of thousands of people.
- LDS Church members volunteer to help California fire victims (KUTV - Utah)
Hundreds of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints spent their weekend preparing food and hygiene kits for victims of the deadliest and most destructive fire in California's history.
- Keep Pursuing Education, Say Church Leaders during BYU–Pathway Worldwide Devotional (Church News)
When it comes to education, “you have divine help,” said Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
Speaking to 450 BYU–Pathway Worldwide students and educators in a special devotional originating from Church headquarters in Salt Lake City on November 8—and more via broadcast around the world—Elder Holland and many of his associates on the executive committee of the Church’s Board of Education offered encouragement and advice to students.
- Elder Uchtdorf shares message during Volkstrauertag: A German national day of remembrance (Church News)
Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Harriet Uchtdorf, recently travelled to Russia and other countries in Eastern Europe. While there, they visited Kaliningrad (Koenigsberg) and Gdansk (Danzig), two cities that were for many generations “beautiful and strong German communities.”
- Come January, there will be the fewest number of Mormons in Congress in nearly 30 years (Salt Lake Tribune - Utah)
The incoming Congress will include fewer Mormons than in nearly three decades, a development that could dent The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' clout in Washington.
With the retirement of Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Sen. Dean Heller losing re-election, there will be 11 Mormons in the House and Senate come January, bringing down the number of Latter-day Saint adherents in Congress to the lowest level since 1990.
- Woman assaulted while playing organ at Centerville church (KSL - Utah)
A person allegedly broke into a church Saturday evening and assaulted a 71-year-old woman who was playing the organ, police said.
The incident took place between 9 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at 270 N. 300 East in Centerville, according to Centerville Police Lt. Zan Robison.