Church Launches 'Light the World' Christmas Initiative
Global online and localized effort focuses on Christlike service
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President Thomas S. Monson has served as the 16th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 3 February 2008. He had served as a counselor in the First Presidency of the Church since 10 November 1985.
Did you know water covers 75 percent of the earth? Yet, one in seven people, or one billion of the world's population don't have access to clean water.
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.
Latter-day Saint women draw strength and inspiration from their identity: they understand themselves to be daughters of God with a purpose in life.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and LDS Charities gives humanitarian help around the world to people in need regardless of personal beliefs. India is a land of wonderful heritage with diversity in culture and faith. Here is a personal story of the diversity that exists in the beautiful country from Raj Samson, who lives in Bangalore.
In 1995, the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles issued “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.”
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides relief and development projects for humanitarian purposes in countries all over the world. Projects operate without regard to the nationality or religion of the recipients.