News Releases

Asia Temple Will Close for Renovation

From Hong Kong Mormon Newsroom

Construction of Urdaneta Philippines Temple Will Begin in January 2019

From Philippines Mormon NewsroomThe official groundbreaking ceremony for the Urdaneta Philippines Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be held Wednesday, January 16, 2019. Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will preside at the event.

Church Leaders Break Ground for Temple in Bangkok

From Hong Kong Mormon NewsroomThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints broke ground for its first temple in Thailand Saturday, January 26, 2019. Elder Robert C. Gay of the Presidency of the Seventy presided and, along with Church and local community leaders, participated in the ceremony with 700 members from the Church. Many others joined via broadcast in Church meetinghouses throughout the country.

Temples in Progress from Rome to Bangkok

Age Changes for Youth Progression and Ordination Announced

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a change Friday designed to strengthen children and youth through increased faith in Jesus Christ, deeper understanding of His gospel, and greater unity with His Church and its members.

First Presidency Statement on Temples

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Whenever the Lord has had a people on the earth who will obey His word, they have been commanded to build temples. Scriptures document patterns of temple worship from the times of Adam and Eve, Moses, Solomon, Nephi, and others.

A Big Treat for 30 Seniors for “Light the World” Project

On December 8, as part of a project to “Light the World,” over 60 members from five congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints volunteered to take 30 seniors from the Moulmein-Cairnhill Constituency on a half-day outing.

Dress Standards Updated for Sister Missionaries

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)Sister missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in all 407 missions around the world now have the option to wear dress slacks.

First Presidency 2018 Christmas Message

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Groundbreaking Scheduled for the Bangkok Thailand Temple

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is pleased to announce that the official groundbreaking ceremony for the Bangkok Thailand Temple will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019.