- Digital Ellis Island Immigration Records Now Available (LDS Newsroom Blog)
The entire collection of Ellis Island New York Passenger Arrival Lists from 1820 to 1957 is now available online at FamilySearch.org and the Statue of Liberty–Ellis Island Foundation. This online database contains family connections for more than 100 million Americans living today.
- Apostle Speaks to Japanese Youth in Their Language at Face to Face Event (LDS Newsroom)
Latter-day Saint youth from all over Japan participated in the first regional Face to Face broadcast in their country on Wednesday, August 15, 2018.
The event, originating in Osaka and broadcast in Japanese, featured Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Lesa. Elder Kazuhiko Yamashita of the Seventy and his wife, Tazuko, also participated.
- New Zealand Temple Closes for Renovation (LDS Newsroom)
The Hamilton New Zealand Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently closed for an extensive renovation.
The New Zealand landmark has been in service since 1958 and needs seismic strengthening retrofit and significant upgrades to its mechanical systems.
- New FamilySearch video makes learning about ancestors more interactive and fun than ever before (LDS Church News)
A new video from FamilySearch shows viewers that they might have more in common with their ancestors than they think, and how memories can be recorded and preserved.
- Emory Law Launches Immigration Clinic With Kuck Firm and Mormon Church (Daily Report)
A new monthly immigration law clinic that is free to the public has just launched in Chamblee thanks to a partnership between Emory University School of Law, the law firm Kuck Baxter Immigration Partners and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- At 90 years old, this Utah man is proving that you're never too old to serve the Lord (LDS Church News)
All callings are equal. That’s a truth that members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints often hear repeated, especially when they are extended callings that may not seem immediately suitable for their circumstances.
- A company accidentally put the Mormon temple on ‘Beauty and the Beast’ phone cases, and the internet bought them all (Fox 13 - Utah)
Katie Hoyos didn’t know what was missing from her “Beauty and the Beast” collection until she saw it: a phone case featuring Belle and the Beast striding toward the LDS temple in Salt Lake City.