Beginning Monday, May 11, 2020, living husband-and-wife sealing ordinances will be performed in selected temples for members who have been previously endowed. These sealings will be conducted with a minimum number of temple staff, and a limited number of participants, according to local government restrictions. As changing restrictions and local conditions allow, the Temple Department will authorize the reopening of additional temples and expanded opportunities will be made available for receiving living child-to-parent sealings and own-endowment ordinances, as well as participation in proxy ordinances.
As the COVID-19 pandemic intensified in Utah last month, health care professionals began to prepare for a surge of sick patients and a converse decrease in protective medical gear for those who would treat them. To find a solution, they turned to a most unlikely place — the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
President Russell M. Nelson gives a message of comfort as the efforts to protect our communities from the COVID-19 pandemic continue. He talks of the peace that comes only through Jesus Christ.
Welcome! Primary Online is for the ONE: The one who cannot attend Primary due to the pandemic. The one who has never heard of Primary. The one who does not feel loved, but who can feel the Savior’s love through music. The one who is spiritually hungry. The one whom you may never meet, but will reach through your musical testimony, mini-lesson, or virtual activity. Join us! Subscribe to our YouTube channel. You can make a video, or view hundreds of Primary videos on our playlists: www.primarytimeonline.org.
Resources are provided in response to the continued disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic
Emerging hip-hop artist and LDS musician Oba Bonner — who goes by O/B/A — shared a new and very catchy track on his Instagram account about the coronavirus that begins: “Hello hello corona, no it ain’t flu or pneumonia. O/B/A said it is “such an honor to be on United Nations Foundation Top 10 #HopeFromHome Moments among public figures I look up to such as NBA Great Dikembe Mutomb, Actor and icon, Jeff Goldblum, and others.”
Virtual Singing Time for LDS Primary Children for At-Home Church during Social Distancing Quarantine. Featuring Birthday Songs, I’m Trying to Be Like Jesus, Easter Egg Hunt (Resurrection Lesson), and I Know that My Redeemer Lives.
In the April 2020 General Conference for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Jeffrey R Holland talked about our need to hope. He said, “We all need to believe that what we desire in righteousness can someday, someway, somehow, yet be ours… WE CAN HOPE.” Hope is necessary to move forward in a world of chaos and difficulty.
As we commemorate Jesus’s death and resurrection this weekend we feel so much gratitude for Him. He is always there for us. He rescues us from our darkest hours. May you find peace this Easter season. May our Savior rescue us from this worldwide pandemic.