Sydney Jorgensen Walker is a reporter for the Church News. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in news media from Brigham Young University in 2017. She previously wrote for the Faith section of and worked as a staff assistant for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sydney claims Birmingham, Alabama, as her hometown.

A chronological list of some of the many announcements and changes that have happened in the church since January 2018.
Messages given by President Dallin H. Oaks, Elder Neil L. Andersen, Elder José A. Teixeira and President Bonnie H. Cordon
The First Presidency has announced a session change to the upcoming April 2020 general conference, with the Saturday evening session will be available for all members of the Church, ages 11 and up.
Three weeks before Amy Antonelli was scheduled to speak at Brigham Young University-Idaho’s Power to Become conference in October 2014 about her successful career path, she lost her job.
This week’s UTubers roundup features a new song from James The Mormon and a BYUtv “Studio C” video about how hate between two Justice League superheroes turns into friendship.
A video made by Mormon missionaries in Texas is making its way around the internet, and Lindsey Stirling was in the spotlight this week for an NBA halftime performance.
The LeBaron family, whose home video of a song from broadway musical “Les Mis” has tallied over 9.5 million views since it was posted last week, joined “Good Morning America” live from Utah.
Becky Anderson now works alongside her sister, Brenda Smith, to run Anything for a Friend, a nonprofit that has raised nearly $2 million and helped 37 participants since its humble beginning that started with an event for Anderson.
Life events are big for UTubers this week as Rob Landes proposes to his girlfriend and The Bucket List Family is featured in a music video about their new baby.
The LeBarons, a family of five siblings, spouses and children who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, made national headlines last week for their home video performance of “One Day More” from “Les Miserables.”
Harvard Divinity headlines this week’s Mormon Mentions with a video on Instagram in honor of the 188th anniversary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Students from Dixie State University star in a new video with Alex Boye.
On April 6, 2018, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrates the 188th anniversary of its organization. Here, we take a look back at some of the most significant events of change over the course of the church’s history.
In a blog post published on March 22, BYU Speeches published an interview with Goldsberry, who performed at a concert at BYU in September 2017. Goldsberry discussed her faith and the gratitude she feels for God’s power and comfort in her life.
Nemani Delaibatiki returned to Utah in what he describes as “a significant and historic trip” he’s still trying to digest. A life-long dream came true as he attended the 188th Annual General Conference live in the Conference Center.
This week’s UTubers focused on the theme of perfection and potential. BYUtv’s “Studio C” pokes fun at social media culture, while Madilyn Paige’s new cover seeks to promote a positive self-image.
President Russell M. Nelson and the two newly called apostles, Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Elder Ulisses Soares, were among general conference speakers whose Facebook pages shared thoughts about talks and recent conference announcements.
5-year-old Claire Crosby and her dad, Dave Crosby, released a video of the song “Peace in Christ” and Vocal Point released “In Christ Alone” in honor of Easter this weekend.
The Atlantic recently featured an article by BYU professors David C. Dollahite and Loren Marks, co-directors of the American Families of Faith project, who wrote about the value of a weekly gathering to strengthen family relationships.
Blunt airplane pilots and dog whisperers star in two new BYUtv “Studio C” sketches in this week’s UTubers while published a new video called “Welcome.”
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Community of Christ share almost 15 years of common heritage. Interfaith dialogue is important to both faiths, which continue to work together and learn from their shared history.
Featured by CNBC earlier this month, Facade Games continues to grow in sales and gain attention for its success. Despite offers to expand their company, Travis and Holly Hancock are keeping their focus on the most important element of their business.
Born with a joint disorder called arthrogryposis multiplex congenita, Jude’s story has inspired fans throughout the season, especially with Michigan’s success in the NCAA Tournament.
This week’s round-up kicks off with two Mormon Mentions helping people with their social skills: first, a video made to combat awkward conversations involving singles, and second, a team of BYU researchers designing a socialbot.
In light of the Zags current success in the NCAA Tournament, The Spokesman-Review reported on Wade’s busy schedule of “madness” as he attempts to balance basketball, classes and marriage.
Adweek featured BYU AdLab’s pest extermination video that earned the top student award at the ANDY Awards in an article published Tuesday.