Latter-day Saint Terms and Titles
Reference used with permission:
Style Guide for Publications of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Writers Style Guide and Glossary
. Numbers in parentheses are provided as reference numbers. Please see original text for a more complete listing and additional information.
are added for emphasis.
Avoid using the abbreviation LDS and the nickname
Mormon as substitutes for the name of the Church. If the full name is not appropriate in a particular context, use the simple phrase
the Church rather than the LDS Church or
the Mormon Church. The phrase Latter-day Saint may be used in reference to members of the Church or as an adjective, but do not abbreviate it.
See Church magazines and periodicals.