“And all things shall be done by common consent in the church”
Doctrine & Covenants 26:2

As members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints it is our desire to faithfully fulfill our obligation to our church by at least annually giving our “voice and Common Consent” as to the allocation of the funds that have been and are currently being donated by us to our Church.

We believe as President Hinckley stated that the financial information of our church “belongs to those that made the contribution”.

For most of our history our church provided full disclosure of its funds. Even in times of financial difficulties members could share in the joy of knowing that good works were being accomplished with their collective donations. We have confidence that a full annual financial disclosure will vindicate the virtue and integrity of our church’s financial affairs that are consistent with the principles taught by our Lord. Such open transparency will also dispel all mystery that often leads to unverifiable speculation both without and within our church:  “And He doeth nothing, save it be plain.” (2 Ne. 26:33). We seek complete transparency in all our financial affairs by following the Lord’s counsel that monies placed into His treasury shall “not be used, or taken out of the treasury, only by voice and common consent” (Doctrine and Covenants 104:71).

Therefore, we the undersigned members formally request that the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints once again publish a full annual financial report that provides sufficient details so that we as members can once again give our “voice and Common Consent” as to the allocation of monies expended by our Church.

Sign the Petition

  • to be displayed on the public signatures page
  • your email is kept private and will never be published or sold
  • your general location in the worldwide church
  • please wait...

View All 3301 Signatures

    • 3301
    • Martin Brown
    • Fredericksburg, VA
    • Jul 09, 2024
    • 3300
    • Kathryn Brown
    • Fredericksburg, VA USA
    • Jul 09, 2024
    • 3299
    • Cathleen Baker
    • USA
    • Jul 09, 2024
    • 3298
    • Sydney Jo Smith
    • Stafford, Virginia-United States
    • Jul 09, 2024
    • 3297
    • Michelle Hanna
    • Fredericksburg, VA - USA
    • Jul 09, 2024
    • 3296
    • Jennifer Smith
    • Stafford, VA USA
    • Jul 09, 2024
    • 3295
    • Holly Prymak
    • USA
    • May 27, 2024
    • 3294
    • Giuliano Gonzales
    • West Jordan
    • May 12, 2024