Christians around the world are preparing for Easter week and with that in mind, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched its Easter initiative beginning with a video. The video offers a message of hope and renewal in Jesus Christ even as people across the globe continue to face the challenges brought on by the pandemic:

This short video was posted Sunday on and on the various social media accounts run by the Church, using the hashtag #StartingToday.

You can sign up for daily text messages or emails during the week leading up to Easter at Participants will receive notifications with inspiring suggestions of ways to follow the teachings of Jesus Christ.  

This year’s initiative runs through Sunday, April 4, which is also the second day of the Church’s general conference weekend.

General Conference

Join millions of viewers around the world during general conference to hear the messages of love and hope from Church leaders April 3-4, 2021. All five sessions of the broadcast will originate from the Conference Center Theater in Salt Lake City, Utah and will culminate in a special Easter broadcast that will celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Though live concerts by the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square have still not recommenced in light of the ongoing circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, the previously recorded 2018 Handel’s “Messiah” performance from the choir and orchestra will be streamed online Friday, March 26 at 7:00 p.m. mountain daylight time. In addition to the choir and orchestra, the performance features world-class soloists and is not to be missed.

You can tune in to watch the concert at,  the Church’s Facebook page, and the choir’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.

For more information on the Easter campaign, visit