- RootsTech Conference Hosts Record Crowd in Utah (LDS Newsroom)
Family history enthusiasts from 40 countries gathered in Salt Lake City February 8–11 for RootsTech 2017, the world’s largest family history conference.
- Make Sacrifices for Family History, President Russell M. Nelson Challenges (Church News)
President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy W. Nelson, extended a special challenge to Church members during the 2017 Family Discovery Day.
“I invite you to prayerfully consider what kind of sacrifice—and preferably a sacrifice of time—you can make to do more family history and temple work this year,” said President Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
- Changes at BYU-Idaho: Continuing the “Steady Upward Course” (Church News)
Two days after the creation of BYU-Pathway Worldwide was announced, President Clark G. Gilbert and Henry J. Eyring, met with media for a news conference held on the Brigham Young University-Idaho campus on February 9.
- Mormon Tabernacle Choir Performs Rodgers and Hammerstein Classics (LDS Newsroom)
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has been performing songs composed by Rodgers and Hammerstein for decades. Some of those classic tunes were featured during a special concert for RootsTech, the world’s largest family history conference, at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City Thursday, February 9, 2017.
- Note: Editor to be on business trip next two weeks
I will be out on an overseas business trip the next two weeks. Updates to LDS Today may be somewhat sporadic during that time period.