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Ogden FamilySearch Library to host last open house at current building

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The library, located at 539 22th St., will have an open house from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. July 10-12. It will move next year to a building currently under construction at 321 E. 22nd St.


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LDS Church: 'We need to find a venue,' cancels Pioneer Days Devotional

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Traditionally, the event took place at the Dee Events Center at Weber State University sometime before the Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks. This year, however, it’s not happening as organizers are taking a step back after a decline in attendance.


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LDS Church leaders speak about suicide awareness in new videos

Elder Dale G. Renlund

The church released a total of eight videos, which included comments from Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Sister Carol F. McConkie, who served as the first counselor in the Young Women’s general presidency from April 2013 to April 2018.


National

Utah developer quits Vermont plans inspired by Mormon leader

Utopia in Vermont

A Utah businessman is abandoning plans for a massive development in four rural Vermont towns based on the papers of Mormon founder Joseph Smith


World

2 men guilty of polygamy given get house arrest in Canada

Canada Polygamy

A British Colombia Supreme Court judge has imposed conditional sentences on two men who belong to a breakaway Mormon sect after convicting them of polygamy, sparing them jail time


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LDS Church updates guidelines for youth interviews

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For the second time in three months, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its guidelines for church leadership who interview youth in the church.


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LDS Church working on new hymnbook, 'Children's Songbook'

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Monday that it has begun work on new songbooks for its worship services.


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LDS Church 'troubled' by separation of families at border

Immigration Holding Facility

The church said the U.S. government’s actions are “harmful to families, especially to young children.”

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