Mormon Minute: Weekly News Recap for December 16, 2015

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The Mormon Minute recaps news that’s happening in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This week, we cover: the dedication of the 149th temple, the upcoming face-to-face youth event, and an impressive rendition of “Carol of the Bells.”

0:07 – Tijuana Temple Dedication

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf and Elder Dallin H. Oaks attended the dedication of the 149th temple in Tijuana, Mexico over the weekend. The temple will serve over 45,000 saints and is the 13th temple for the country. President Uchtdorf said,

It’s an historic moment, you have waited for this a long time, and here it is.

0:30 – Upcoming Face-to-Face Event

The next youth face-to-face event will take place on January 20th at 7 p.m. Elder Rasband, Sister Oscarson, the Young Women General President, and Brother Owen, the Young Men General President, will introduce the 2016 mutual theme. Young men and young women can watch the live stream on churchofjesuschrist.org or on the LDS Youth Facebook channel. This is the 5th live event held for youth by the Church.

0:54 – Carol of the Bells Music Video

And a group of musicians called ’92 Keys’ have a cover of ‘Carol of the Bells’ that is making the rounds online. The video has reached nearly 250,000 views.


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Whitney studied Communications with an emphasis in Broadcast Journalism at BYU. She also served as Miss Utah 2009 and spent her year promoting Children's Miracle Network, fundraising for anti-bullying/suicide prevention programs, and speaking to mutual groups.