LDS Online Resources

Wow, it has been a little while. Well, before I start playing catch-up, I wanted to get this down…

Last week I did a presentation in Church on some of the resources the Church has made available. I had a half-an-hour (my fist practice took 3 times that long). It actually ended up going pretty well, given how nervous I was.

I put together a list of the stuff I covered (read: mentioned) as well as some thing I wish I could have covered. Here it is (The organization follows the outline of the presentation):

[Edit] And the menu and site structure for has just been changed. A lot. So I’ve gone through and tried to update my links below.

Site Directory
LDS Account Online account for Church websites Main website
Magazines Links to each of the Church magazines
Mobile Apps

Official apps for Apple, Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry

Describes what apps are available for mobile devices
Getting Started Guides for many of the Church tools and resources
Media Content
Media Library Video, Audio, and Picture resources, many downloadable
Mormon Channel

Mobile Apps:

The Church’s online radio.
Bible Videos

Mobile App for Apple, Android

Free videos of the events of the bible
LDS Music

Mobile app for Apple

Songs from hymnbook and children’s songbook. Can view and play the music with many other features
Official Social Accounts
Facebook Scroll down to see a list of Church Facebook pages
Youtube Scroll down to see a list of Church Youtube channels
Twitter Scroll down to see a list of Church Twitter channels
Resources for Children
Friend Magazine Children’s magazine, with games and activities
Primary Manuals Church Primary manuals, incl. Faith in God
Resources for Youth
Youth Site Main site for Youth – Other resources linked here:

  • For the Strength of Youth
  • Duty to God
  • Personal Progress
  • Seminary
  • FamilySearch Youth
Youth App Mobile App for Apple and Android Videos and images geared towards youth
Scripture Mastery Mobile App for Apple Tools to help memorize scripture mastery scriptures
Adults and Families
FHE Family Home Evening Resources
Addiction Recovery Program 12 step program for addiction recovery
Combating Pornography Includes information for prevention as well as dealing with addiction and helps for others affected
Provident Living Self-reliance and welfare resources
Self-Reliance This sub-site of Provident Living replaces much of the previous Family Well-being sub-site. Resources for:

  • Employment
  • Finances
  • Food Storage
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Gardening
  • Physical Health
  • Education
Internet and Family Safety Community-driven site containing information on safe technology usage for families
Ward Directory Directory information. Web site allows editing and setting permissions.
Calendar Calendar for the ward and Church building. Individual rooms can be scheduled by members.
LDS Tools Mobile App for most platforms incl.

Apple, Android, Windows Mobile

Provides access to the directory, calendar, and ward callings.
Gospel Library Mobile app for most platforms incl.

Apple, Android, Windows Mobile

Scriptures, talks, articles, manuals, etc. Integrates with Notes and Journal (can mark passages, add notes)
Notes and Journal Holds marked passages and notes from Gospel Library and other articles/resources on
Service Opportunities
Volunteer and Contribute or Provides links and ideas for helping with some of the Church’s efforts
Vineyard 5-minute tasks to help the Church
LDSTech Provide assistance with Church software development
FamilySearch Indexing

Mobile app for Apple and Android

Help index genealogical records (arbitrators needed!)

Mobile Apps are very different from desktop program

JustServe Links volunteers with charitable causes. Just starting out.
Sharing the Gospel
Sharing Online or

Lots of ideas and suggestions
Missionary Service Includes information for senior and service missions Site for investigators, but content is from members
Locations and Schedules Helps you find LDS Buildings and Schedules anywhere in the world
FamilySearch Family History
Disabilities Information for working with people with disabilities
Church News  
History Resources and information on Church History
Joseph Smith Papers Attempting to compile and annotate all known documents written by or scribed for Joseph Smith
Lesson Schedules New tool allowing classes to post their lesson schedules online
Newsletter New tool for online ward news
LDS Jobs Employment resources
Plan of Salvation