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#LightTheWorld Giving Machines Open During Christmas Season in SM Megamall Bldg A

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is expanding its efforts to #LightTheWorld during the Christmas season by encouraging people to donate items for the needy at special vending machines throughout the world.

Helping Hands Volunteers, LDSC Send Help to Naga Landslide Evacuees in Cebu

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Church of Jesus Christ) believe that to serve God is to serve others. They practice this principle to reflect their desire to follow Jesus Christ. 

After a deadly landslide struck Naga City, Mayor Kristine Chiong sought additional help from the Church. Latter-day Saints Charities (LDSC)and Helping Hands volunteers did not delay in their response. They organized a relief operation to donate a truckload of hygiene products, sleeping mats, and blankets to the survivors and evacuees. 

Church Bestows the 2018 Family Values Award to a Selfless Retired Medical Doctor

Now on its 12th year, the Church of Jesus Christ presented the 2018 Family Values Award to Dr. Rosario de Guzman Itchon in recognition of her efforts to give indigent families a chance for a better life through her shelter called the Divine Mercy Family Community Outreach.

Latter-day Saints All Over Philippines Celebrate the 26th National Family Week 

Every last week of September of every year, Filipinos unite in celebration of the National Family Week. For 2018, families found unique and personal ways to honor the home and family.  

112 LDS Seminary Students Make a Difference in Small Town Community

One hundred twelve high school students have signed up for this year’s youth seminary class of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Matnog town in Sorsogon, up from 86 students the year before.

Why Are We Still Called Mormon Newsroom?

When President Russell M. Nelson announced the need to correct usage of the full name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, he concluded with this clarification: “Additional information about this important matter will be made available in the coming months.”

Las Pinas Stake (Diocese) Members Collect 17, 371 Names for Family History

Members of the Las Piñas Philippines Stake (Diocese) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints collected a total of 17,371 names for family history work during their Cemetery Documentation Project held at the Muntinlupa Public Cemetery.

Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes

At the end of the 188th Semiannual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build 12 new temples.

President Nelson Stresses Importance of Jesus Christ in Church Name: “It Is His Church”

Nearly two months after his brief statement about the name of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson spoke at length on the importance of the Church’s full name.

Leadership Changes Announced at October 2018 General Conference

President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency announced the following changes to Church leadership at the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.