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Valerie Walton
Valerie Walton

Valerie Walton is a Church News reporter and editorial assistant, University of Utah grad, Ensign College student and returned missionary who served in Florida. She loves knitting, Church history artifacts and teaching Sunday School. Email: vwalton@deseretnews.com.


“We can be powerful examples to the youth of how disciples of Christ live today,” said Brother Michael T. Nelson.

Since October 2023 general conference, Elder Kearon has been called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elder Nash to the Presidency of the Seventy.

These new temple presidents and matrons have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in September or when the temples are dedicated.

Notices of 15 reorganized stakes around the world.

These new mission presidents and companions have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.

The following new mission presidents and companions have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.

These new mission presidents and companions have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.

Notices of new and reorganized stakes around the world.

The following new mission presidents and companions have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.

Notices of a new stake created and reorganized stakes around the world.

These new mission presidents and companions have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.

It’s been 20 years since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was declared a national day of service. Read more about service given and messages of working together in harmony shared in honor of the holiday.

Notices of new stakes created around the world.

The following mission presidents and companions have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.

Here are all the ways you can keep up-to-date with the Church News in print, email, video, online and on mobile.

Notices of reorganized stakes from around the world.

The Church News looks back on significant Church events in 2023 — from 11 new temples to a new apostle.

Notices of new and reorganized stakes from around the world.

The Chalchuapa El Salvador, Exeter New Hampshire, Mount Vernon Virginia and Panguitch Utah stakes were reorganized and have new leaders.

Notices of reorganized stakes from around the world.

This new temple president and matron have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They began their service in November.

In the opening event of Ensign College’s Career Week, Bishop Keith B. McMullin taught students three daily routines they can practice to fulfill their lives’ missions.

Notices of new and reorganized stakes from around the world.

The Deseret Peak Utah Temple president and matron have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service when the temple is dedicated.

These eight stakes in Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Philippines, and in Utah and Texas have new leaders.

Notices of reorganized stakes from around the world.

“Our love of God and our discipleship of Jesus Christ will be a sure guide,” Elder D. Todd Christofferson said.

The following five couples have been called to serve by the First Presidency to lead the work at various Church historic sites. They will begin their service in February 2024.

Notices of new and reorganized stake presidencies around the world.

They will assist the Relief Society general presidency in meeting the needs of women around the world.