On August 25 and 26, 2018, the Trinidad Port of Spain stake was reorganized
A day away from the deadline of the Indexing Journey for the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico, the Young Single Adults from the Barbados Bridgetown Mission joined the indexing effort as part of their historic trip to the Santo Domingo Temple.
Mourn with those that mourn; yea, and comfort those that stand in need of comfort.
With Elder Cook.
Official Latter-day Saint history published in 14 languages
“It’s been nearly a year now since Hurricane Maria came,” said President Russell M. Nelson during the devotional held at the Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot. He delivered his remarks in Spanish.
Christopher Baptiste Junior, Abraham Marion Bien Aimé, Justine Colas, Sadhia Rochenel, and Arthur Jefferson Simé completed the four-year program and another 27 youth successfully completed the current course and received certificates of completion.
At this wonderful time of great opportunities and technological advances, our children need to have a secure anchor where they can learn how to receive revelation, come to know the Savior through guided scripture study, and act righteously when faced with opportunities to show their faith and courage.
Saturday, July 22nd was the date of the Haiti Croix-des-Missions stake seminary graduation for the 2017-2018 school year.
Young single adults from the Barbados Bridgetown Mission through a historic initiative of the First Young Single Adult Trip to the Temple.
The Mutual theme for 2019 is from John 14:15: “If ye love me, keep my commandments.”
When a youth could play a hymn from the simplified hymn book, played it in Sacrament meeting, and agreed to help others to learn, they received a keyboard of their very own. The keyboards were donated by the Harman Foundation.
By Elder Walter F. Gonzalez, Of the Seventy
By Elder Claudio Zivic and Sister Dina Zivic
The Book of Mormon is about God’s love for His children everywhere. Learn more about the Book of Mormon’s role in the history of Mormonism and how it can bless your life today.
Mormons, or members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, believe that Jesus Christ is the Son of God and the Savior of the World. Learn more about His life, ministry, and divine mission.
BY: Brianna Hale
New sacred music to reflect global membership.
By Elder Hubermann Bien-Aimé, Of the Seventy
With the guidance of Church leaders, individuals and families should prepare to be self-reliant in times of personal and widespread tragedy.
Select the class of your preference, obtain information about pending graduation requirements, update your personal information, check your attendance, among other things.
By Elder Jose L. Alonso
Elder and Sister Holland will join visits in eight cities.
Young women ages 14–18 will receive more opportunities to serve
“We have felt a pressing need to improve the way we care for our members,” President Nelson says.
Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on February 18 dedicated the island nation of Barbados for the preaching of the gospel.
These faithful Saints are mature and strong in the gospel, as a result, they are not only establishing the Church on a firm foundation, but building a stronger country, said Elder Dale G. Renlund
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By Elder Julio Cesar Acosta, Of the Seventy
Some materials related to the Plan
By Elder Candido Fortuna
Five new missions will open in 2018; 19 others will merge with other missions
By Elder Walter F. Gonzalez
Sunday, November 19, 2017 marked a special time for Jamaican Latter-day Saints as they welcomed Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife.
“Learn of me, and listen to my words; walk in the meekness of my Spirit, and you shall have peace in me” (Doctrine and Covenants 19:23).
By Elder Claudio Daniel Zivic
In order to be better prepared for the new changes in the Melchizedek Priesthood and Relief Society lessons, the Caribbean Area Presidency is asking that all wards and branches have a special lesson with those organizations to learn about this new curriculum.
Starting November 24, the Church will share the Christmas campaign “Light the world”, which invites people to light up the lives of others with good deeds for 25 days and in 25 ways.
Tithing are offerings required by the Lord since ancient times with the intend of establishing and building His kingdom here on earth.
Dear brothers and sisters, this Proclamation should be the standard by which we live in our homes and raise our children.
This will be the second temple in Hispaniola and in the Caribbean.
The person I am today did not exist two years ago. I have received new eyes. I see the world so differently now.
Now your donation receipts are only available digitally. You have two ways to access these.
Carlton Collins is a very active Seminary student and represented his high school.
We invite the Caribbean members to have each month in their homes a printed issue of the Liahona magazine.
Guide to the proper use of the Church's budget allocation program to fund activities, stake and neighborhood programs.
We have a critical need as members of this Church to study, ponder, and apply its teachings in our lives.
By Elder Hubermann Bien-Aimé of the Seventy
This guide will help members of the Church and others worldwide to help themselves maintain reasonably good physical health even when resources are very limited.
It’s not unusual for Mormon missionaries to come down the escalators of the Salt Lake International Airport on weekday afternoons. But instead of completing their service, they were ready to embark on a whole new assignment.
In order to aid with the reading of The Book of Mormon, we present a reading chart for the Caribbean Area members which serves the purpose of encouraging you in both your personal and family reading of The Book of Mormon.
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I know that the Lord lives, that his temples are sacred, holy places and that he has tremendous blessings in store for those that enter his temple to serve him.
The Youth Devotional was held at the Constant Spring Chapel in Kingston, Jamaica on April 29, 2017.
Three stories from youth about how the Book of Mormon has changed their lives.
By Elder Jose L. Alonso of the Seventy
The Church has announced changes for Melchizedek Priesthood and Relief Society Sunday meetings in 2018.
Celebrates 90 Years of Live, Love and Service
Presidency invites all members of the area to 'prayerfully study and ponder the Book of Mormon each day'. He promised us that 'as we do so, we will be in a position to hear the voice of the Spirit, to resist temptation, to overcome doubt and fear and to receive heaven’s help in our lives'.
We invite young people in the Church to consider starting their career path with a university degree through the opportunities offered by BYU-Idaho University.
The Caribbean Area Presidency is comprised of three members of the Quorum of the Seventy. In addition, Area Seventies serve in the Area.
Our Caribbean Area welcomes three new mission presidencies in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico as detailed below
On July 23, 2017, the Trinidad Port of Spain Stake celebrated their Seminary and Institute graduation.
The 2018 Mutual theme is Doctrine and Covenants 19:23: “Learn of me, and listen to my words; walk in the meekness of my Spirit, and you shall have peace in me.”D&C 19:23
By Elder Julio Cesar Acosta of the Seventy
The First Presidency has announced the Port-au-Prince Haiti Temple groundbreaking will be on Saturday, October 28, 2017.
Elder Candido Fortuna, Area Seventy
The story of a committed husband and father who consistently and passionately demonstrates his love and devotion to his wife and kids.
Brother Félix Emilio Aquino, despite his physical limitations, gets up early each Sunday to attend the Church and renew his baptismal covenants.
Rajane Samuels, With the help of Heavenly Father, the Holy Ghost, my ancestors, and family members, I had reached my target. I had sixteen worthy and willing temple ready ancestors!
Let’s Read the Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ “And those who believe in him [Jesus Christ] shall be saved”
By Elder Hugo E. Martinez, Seventy General Authority
By Mackenson Noël, Haiti Self-Reliance Manager
By Francis Plancher; I feel strongly that the Lord has something greater for me, and my goal is to continue my preparation so that I can serve Him whenever or wherever He wants.
By Elder Claude Gamiette
Eleven members from Port-of-Spain Trinidad Stake visited the temple in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and shared their experiences.
By Elder Claudio Daniel Zivic; We need faith in our Lord Jesus Christ in order to run the second mile, which He often asks us to do, and in order to make correct decisions, even though they might not favor us, but benefit others.
Elder Andersen invited all to make the commitment of building the temple in their hearts and to visit the site and follow up on the construction. He concluded by saying: “when you have it, in three years, you will say: I am prepared, I am stronger and ready to preach”.
The Gospel has certainly transformed the lives of the Tate’s, and they are making use of the programs and opportunities available through the Gospel.
La Presidencia del Área Caribe está compuesta por tres Setentas Autoridades Generales. Además de ellos también sirven en el Área cuatro Setentas de Área.
Elder Hubermann Bien-Aimé; I invite you once again to follow this simple, yet profound formula: Obey the Lord from the depth of your soul in anything that He asks you to do through His prophets.
If you’re reading this article, that means you know about LDS.org, but did you know even more options are waiting for you when you register for and sign in with an LDS Account?
The last Christmas a group of 15 members from St. Kitts Island visited the temple in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the creation of a global higher-education organization, BYU–Pathway Worldwide (BYU–PW).
This vision is for all of us, to help us increase our faith in our Heavenly Father and in His Son Jesus Christ, so that we may obtain a more profound conversion as we keep every one of the covenants that we have made with Him.
By Elder Julio César Acosta, We invite you to establish these goals as soon as possible and carry them with you always...
The First Presidency has called the new temple president and matron for Caribbean Area.
Elder Walter F. Gonzalez; Attending the annual tithing settlement is an opportunity to meet with our bishop and show that we believe in the promises of our covenants and that we act in accordance with what we have promised our God.
Special visits from Sister Linda K. Burton, Relief Society general president and Sister Neill F. Marriott of the Young Women general presidency
President Scott C. Pearson and Sister Linda Pearson (July 2016)
By Elder Claude Gamiette; The journey towards the Promise Land is not an easy, smooth ride but can be rough and bumpy.
Elder Huberman Bien-Aimé; Every time we bring our friends to Church we give Heaven an opportunity to rejoice!
By Elder Candido Fortuna; As we serve with sincere love and selflessness, we ourselves and our families are the ones who are most blessed
By Elder Julio Acosta; Sharing the gospel is more than just sharing our beliefs. It involves sharing this joy and happiness that comes from living the teachings of Jesus Christ and having accepted His invitation to follow Him
By Elder Hugo E. Martínez; In a more personal way, our lives are an epistle to the Lord Jesus Christ about our stewardship, written not on paper or in electronic media but on our hearts; not with ink but through the Holy Ghost.
'Our Tears of Sorrow Will Become Tears of Joy'.
Stories of Jamaica's earliest Saints
By Elder J. Devn Cornish, I testify that as we put God first in our lives on the Sabbath, we will better be able to put Him and his purposes first on the other days. If we learn to seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, truly “all [other needful] things shall be added unto you” (Matthew 6:33).
By Elder Claudio D. Zivic, Special experience in the Santiago de Compostela Cathedral. An overpowering emotion seized us all as we listened, in a Catholic Cathedral of that magnitude, and with the significance it has for the people of that faith, to the hymns that declare that the truth is once again upon the Earth...
Meet the New Area Vision for 2016.
By Elder Jorge Domínguez; If we seek for self-reliance with real intent, doing everything that is required and putting away laziness and idleness, the blessings from our faithful effort will come.
By Elder Claude Gamiette, Here is the invitation to recognize the need that we have of His help, and then to come unto Him to ask, with a humble heart so that we can receive His tender mercies.
Elder Julio César Acosta, Keeping the commandments and being faithful to the covenants that we have made with Heavenly Father is the most meaningful way to show our love, both to Him and to Jesus Christ.
By Elder Hugo Martinez; I know that we will have success in being diligent member-missionaries if we invite others and help them receive the restored gospel. We will do it out of love for Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and out of gratitude.
Elder J. Devn Cornish; I would like to share with you 3 blessings that each of us may receive by faithfully keeping the Law of the Fast.
Sunday is a day for offering our cleanest and best self to the Lord. Spiritually preparing for this special day shows the Lord we hallow His Sabbath.
Elder Claudio D. Zivic: When I read 2 Nephi, chapter 5, verse 27, the following question came to my mind. Why did the people of Nephi live after the manner of happiness? I decided to carefully review chapter five, and I found clear reasons why they were happy.
Families that find their own ways to successfully celebrate the Sabbath will reap blessings of stronger family relationships, kinder communication, spiritual depth, and more family fun.
Let us help build the kingdom of God by standing up boldly and being defenders of marriage, parenthood, and the home.
Funeral Services Announced for President Boyd K. Packer
Elder Claude Gamiette, A man and a woman who are faithful are then laying the foundation for their posterity to grow in the truth of the Gospel, guiding them on the covenant path.
Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at home Friday, July 3, 2015, at about 2 p.m. MDT from causes incident to age. He was 90 years old. President Packer was serving as president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles at the time of his passing, a position he held since February 3, 2008.
By Elder Julio Cesar Acosta, The decision to follow Christ should be a lifelong decision. Once we have felt the desire to live according to His teachings, to follow His example, to take upon ourselves His name and to seek to become His true disciples, we have entered into the path that leads to eternal life.
Funeral Services Announced
Caring for others is the very essence of priesthood responsibility. It is the power to bless, to heal, and to administer the saving ordinances of the gospel.
By Elder Jorge Domínguez, May we strive to achieve our dreams and goals, both temporal and spiritual. May we have the firm determination to return triumphant, ready to receive our rewards, in the presence of our Heavenly Father.
“It is your faith and spirituality that has touched us. … What a wonderful blend of God’s children you are.” —Elder Jeffrey R. Holland
By Elder Hugo E. Martinez , Important points to remember for sacrament meetings.
AmericanAncestors.org is the newest family history resource available to members for free.
Conni Chavez decided to spend quality time with her children every day, even if it meant simply doing chores together. Although teaching her children how to make dinner often makes the cooking process longer, it's time spent together.
Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints called Tuesday for legislation across the United States that protects vital religious freedoms.
Elder Claudio Daniel Zivic; The pages of the book of life are written as we go through life day by day. There are no revisions.
General Young Men and Young Women leaders announced the 2015 Mutual theme last September: “O ye that embark in the service of God, see that ye serve him with all your heart, might, mind and strength, that ye may stand blameless before God at the last day” (D&C 4:2).”
Video: “Teach the Children”
“Teach the Children”
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Video: “Teach the Children”
Elder Claude R. Gamiette, Only by a constant attitude of seeking out the poor and needy will we be able to identify them and see opportunities to minister unto them.
By Justina McCandless, Christmas can be a crazy time of year. There are parties to plan, events to attend, and decorations to put up. Not to mention presents. Sometimes it's difficult to ...
Elder Julio César Acosta; He is the reason that we are in this time of Christmas, which fills us with a spirit of happiness, brotherhood, and love that floats in the air, in peoples’ eyes, in our greetings, and we want to express in each action that it is because of Him.
President Henry B. Eyring declares happiness and progress can be sacred by-products of marriage between a woman and a man during an address at the Vatican to...
The My Family: Stories That Bring Us Together booklet is an engaging way to capture and preserve your family story.
Elder Jorge S. Dominguez; Let us seek Him. Let us go to Him. Let us leave behind all that which keeps us from seeking Him with all our heart, might, mind, and strength.
Elder Hugo E. Martinez of the Seventy speaks Sunday afternoon during general conference.
Elder Hugo E. Martinez, What is it that we remember? We remember the path that we have taken in our lives and the lessons received in many ways. We remember the commandments and ordinances of salvation that we have received...
Young Men and Women Conference 2014 – In Guyana the youth conference and youth camp was held between July 23rd and August 12th, 2014 with a special District Conference on July 26th and 27th.
Elder J. Devn Cornish; Our first and foremost responsibility in this life is the salvation of ourselves and our family.
The following is the text of the address Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles delivered on August 19, 2014, during Campus Education Week at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.
Members of the various branches took turn as they contributed meaningfully and unreservedly to ensuring that Family Awareness Week was a success.
In the new video, 'The Holy Temple, a Beacon to the World'
Elder Claudio Daniel Zivic, This instruction is final, there is no other option; if we do not receive those ordinances, we will not be able to receive the greatest things that the Lord has in store for us.
Don't miss an opportunity to help set a new record for the most volunteer indexing participants online in a single day.
This short video demonstrates how indexing is vital to making records searchable online for temple and family history work. (2:41)
This animated video gives a light-hearted, volunteer-level explanation of how indexing works and why it is important. (1:48)
When Elder Richard G. Maynes of the Seventy (now of the Presidency of the Seventy) left a meeting of local stake presidents in Sacramento, California, USA, in March 2011, he couldn’t have imagined how one of his brief comments would affect one of the stakes represented there.
No sacrifice is too great to obtain the blessings available in holy temples.
Come to the temple and receive blessings from Heavenly Father.
A brief overview of the history, doctrine, organization and practices of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Mormonism: A Christ Centered, Global Faith
Jesus Christ is our Savior. Because of Him, we can change for the better and live again with God.
Elder Claude R. Gamiette, The responsibility of teaching our children falls upon all parents in Zion. In D & C 68:28, The Lord says, “And they shall also teach their children to pray, and to walk uprightly before the Lord.”
Santo Domingo West Mission President and wife, Have been called by the first Presidency.
Watch a recording of a conversation with former American Idol contestant and returned missionary David Archuleta
Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles created the Church's second branch in Cuba on Sunday, June 15, during a branch conference attended by almost 100 people.
For the first time, a stake of Zion is in operation in the Caribbean island nation of Jamaica.
We, as spirit children of our Heavenly Father, were sent to earth at thistime that we might participate in hastening this great work.
Elder Jorge S. Dominguez, The best way to show our love for God is to live our religion. It is in vain to profess that we love God and that we have faith in Him when our actions show something different.
St. Vincent, Through an initiative being spearheaded by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, a number of women in St. Vincent and the Grenadines are learning to become self-sufficient.
Ertha Benn Jackson, I am very grateful for the restored gospel.
Jamaica, Letter written by the William Family of Jamaica, to the presidency of the Caribbean Area.
Helen Young, Calliaqua Branch Primary President.
Sister Ossie Fisher attend to Calliaqua Branch in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. She is the mother of 5 children.
Jamaica is a beautiful Island in the Caribbean, where the members of the church have developed a very strong faith through their obedience to the commandments and who show a willingness to follow Christ through daily sacrifices.
Santa Cruz, Jamaica- Javani Parker is a lively 17-year-old. In spite of mobility challenges since birth, Javani embraces life with vigor and determination.
West Indies- The countries are celebrating 25 years of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in West Indies by showcasing the talents of the young people. Celebration 2015 is going so well...in fact it is awesome.
Guyana- The Guyana Association of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints has entered into a humanitarian project with The Business School that will see twenty-four of its members receiving scholarships in the CXC, AMA, ABE and ACCA (CAT) programmers offered by the college.
The Elder Hugo E. Martinez was sustained to the Second Quorum of the Seventy, the General Conference on April 5, 2014.
Gethro Nérosil, I know more opportunities will come up on which I will be able to catch because I know I am qualified.
But that is what God promises us missionaries according to our faithful obedience: miracles. And that’s what “The Boys” are. And that’s what has happened in their lives. Miracles.
Elder Wilford W. Andersen, During this month of April we celebrate the Easter season and reflect with reverence and gratitude on the atonement of Jesus Christ, which atonement includes the resurrection and confirms His triumph over the grave.
Sister Sharlyne Joseph and Elder Janal Felix, are the very first missionaries called from the Vieux Fort Branch on the island of St. Lucia.
Proper preparation will help you and your family have a more meaningful conference experience. Ideas for everyone.
The general women’s meeting will be Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. All women, young women, and girls eight years of age and older are invited to attend.
By Elder J. Devn Cornish, We pray that each of us will respond to the choice blessings the gospel has brought into our lives by helping all of those around us to receive the same joy and thus fulfill the purposes for which we were sent to earth in this, our day.
Follow these tips and never have a dull activity again. Try out the planning tool.
By Terry & Pamella Hanley, On the 11th of April 1996, all our preparation paid off Sister Pamella Hanley and I was sealed for time and all eternity and have been living happily together ever since.
Elder Claudio Daniel Zivic, As we all held each other’s hands, we were sealed for time and for all eternity, and we saw our reflection in the mirrors as an eternal family. What a wonderful experience!
Elder Claude R. Gamiette, The ability to suffer with those who suffer, and to be motivated to help and save them, appears to be one of the great attributes of the Savior.
Elder Jorge S. Dominguez, Developing the attributes of our Savior is what will help us to keep in our minds and our hearts both the temporal and spiritual needs of our brothers and sisters.
LDS members and non-members including personnel of the National Theatre worked together to accomplish the planting of fruit trees and cleaning up the area.
It was an amazing experience. It was a success. I will always remember the wonderful feeling of giving service to others.
“When ye are in the service of your fellow beings, ye are only in the service of your God”. Mosiah 2:17
The New Amsterdam Hospital presented new wheelchairs to three children with disabilities, two of whom attend the Special Needs School in Vryman’s Erven, New Amsterdam.
Members came out in numbers with script in hand ready to audition and sing.
Conferencia de la Juventud
Le ayudará a capacitarse como acompañante del canto de los himnos en instrumentos de teclado.
The Book of Mormon is the word of God. Like the Bible it is holy scripture. It is a record of God's dealings with the ancient inhabitants of the Americas
Elder Wilford W. Andersen, From the beginning of the world true believers have practiced fasting as part of their worship of God.
Elder Wilford W. Andersen, From the beginning of the world true believers have practiced fasting as part of their worship of God.
ELDER JORGE S. DOMÍNGUEZ, In Doctrine and Covenants 18:10 we are taught that the worth of souls is great in the sight of God. From this scripture we can learn to love, serve and minister to others, thereby helping them return with joy to Heavenly Father.
Elder Claudio D. Zivic, That success in this life, as the Lord sees it, is based on the loving answers we receive from our Heavenly Father as we ask for the righteous desires of our hearts.
Elder Claudio D. Zivic 'The success in this life, as the Lord sees it, is based on the loving answers we receive from our Heavenly Father as we ask for the righteous desires of our hearts.'
President Hubermann Bien Aimé and Sister Maggy Bien Aimé
ELDER J. DEVN CORNISH, One of the glorious evidences of the restoration of truth from heaven in these latter days is the presence in Christ's church of true and living apostles and prophets.
Claude R. Gamiette, We live in an exiting time, a time of great challenges and of great opportunities...
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Elder Hugo E. Martínez, It is my desire that our gifts to Jesus Christ for Easter and always may be a life that is pleasing to Him, of broken hearts and contrite spirits, as well as love for Him and all of humankind.
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President and Sister Freestone
President and Sister Freestone
Antigua and Barbuda
Members testified after the presentation of how they felt the spirit strongly during and after as they witnessed priesthood fathers, brothers, daughters, mothers and others act out the events surrounding the resurrection of the Savior.
ELDER CLAUDIO DANIEL ZIVIC, We can avoid the mists of darkness that lead to personal apostasy by repenting of our sins, overcoming offense, eliminating faultfinding, and following our Church leaders.
Elder WIilford W. Andersen, Be it the Bishop, the Primary President or the President of the Deacons Quorum, it is the mantle that qualifies one for the Lord’s work.
President Daniel S. Mehr II and Sister Rebecca Sue Mehr
President John Lewis Douglas and Sister Rebecca Ann Douglas
President Raul Rodriguez and Sister Jessenia Rodriguez
President Heriberto Hernandez and Sister Leonor Hernandez
Elder Hugo E. Martinez, In those moments when the Lord is going to require an extraordinary trial or major test of His people, He warns them through His prophets and uses words like “Prepare thy heart.”
St. Kitts and Nevis