~~Sister Chetti, a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints missionary serving in Vishakhaptnam, India, described the severe cyclone that hit the area on Oct 12, 2014. “We had been warned by our district president that the storm was coming and told to stay inside, so we had our apartment prepared. We put bricks in front of the door to stop any water and we moved our clothing and food to the top bunk.” Sis Chetti and Sis D’Souza, along with their companions were prepared and no members of the church in the area were harmed. However, a month later, others needed more help and the members wanted to give it.
Latter-day Saint women draw strength and inspiration from their identity: they understand themselves to be daughters of God with a purpose in life, and they strive to cultivate the attributes of divinity—such as holiness, wisdom and charity—within themselves.
Since 1915, the family home evening program, established by Church leadership, has encouraged Latter-day Saint parents to build and strengthen family relationships. Today, “family home evenings” are generally held weekly on Monday nights. Full Story »
Representatives of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are often asked whether the Church is becoming more “mainstream” over time. If the term “mainstream” means that Latter-day Saints are increasingly viewed as a contributing, relevant and significant part of society,then, of course, the answer is “yes.” Full Story »
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has created a series of videos to provide an introduction to the Church, its members, and its various programs and organizations. This type of introductory information has often been requested by members of the media and public as they have become more familiar with the Church in recent years. Full Story »