- Barranquilla Colombia Temple Is Dedicated (LDS Newsroom)
The Barranquilla Colombia Temple was formally dedicated Sunday, December 9, 2018, in three sessions by President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- Colombia’s Newest Temple Is Already Helping Area Youth Make “the Right Choice” (The Church News)
Latter-day Saint youth here had to make a tough choice Saturday night.
The local professional soccer team, Junior, was competing for the national club finals against vaunted rival Medellin.
- Elder Bednar Dedicates New High-Tech BYU Engineering Building (Church News)
A “new season” has begun for engineering students at Brigham Young University after the dedication of a 200,000-square-foot building and research lab for the college.
- Holiday Service Project Brings Christmas Gifts to Temple Square Missionaries (Church News)
“Mom, please stop sending me so many packages.”
That’s a phrase not many mothers of full-time missionaries expect to hear—but that’s the message Jerri-Ann Sturzenegger received from her daughter, Blakely, while Blakely was serving full-time in the Salt Lake City Temple Square Mission in December 2016. The reason? Blakely noticed her companion, Sister Yi Yi Liu, was being left out.
- Salt Lake County is now minority Mormon, and the impacts are far reaching (Fox 13 - Utah)
With major implications on everything from the classroom to the church pews, from the Capitol to the dinner table, an unrelenting demographic shift has hit a major milestone: Fewer than half the people living in Salt Lake County are on the rolls of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Salt Lake Tribune reports.