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Apostle Elder Neil L. Andersen shares more insight on call to 'minister' Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles shares more insight about “ministering in a holier way,” as President Nelson described.
A men's choir of BYU students perform during a campus devotional on April 10.
Prophetic pattern of ministering President Nelson follows example set by past presidents of the Church. The following list, compiled by the LDS Church History Libary, details international travels of LDS Church presidents, beginning at the turn of the 20th Century.
Joseph F. Smith, Charles W. Nibley and A. William Lund pose in front of a train.
Member of the Church presented with National DAR Medal of Honor On Saturday, March 17, the National Medal of Honor was presented by the DAR to the Honorable J. Clifford Wallace at the 110th California State DAR Annual Conference Celebration Event in Irvine, California.
Judge J. Clifford Wallace and his wife, Jenee Wallace, at a celebration event where Judge Wallace was presented with the National Medal of Honor by the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Meet Elder Matthew L. Carpenter: ‘Your life will unfold in a beautiful pattern’ Elder Matthew L. Carpenter, recently sustained General Authority Seventy, shares how the Spirit's guidance has helped him through his life.
Elder Matthew L. Carpenter, General Authority Seventy, and his wife, Sister Shelly B. Carpenter, in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 2, 2018.
Elder Holland tells BYU graduates to 'Get out there and ... be a ray of light' Speaking to a capacity crowd in the Marriott Center on the BYU campus, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve addressed the 6,087 BYU graduates on April 26.
Graduates wave their cell phones prior to the start of Brigham Young University's commencement ceremony in the Marriott Center on Thursday, April 26, 2018, in Provo. BYU is awarding nearly 6,300 degrees to graduates this week.
A memory 'we will never forget': Homestretch of President Nelson's tour includes 3 Asia stops The final leg of President Nelson’s world ministry tour included three countries in the Church’s Asia Area, home to half the world’s population. Meetings in Bengaluru, Bangkok, and Hong Kong each marked large gatherings of Latter-day Sai
Russell M. Nelson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and Sister Patricia Holland shake hands after a devotional in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday, April 20, 2018.
Belle S. Spafford, a woman of wit and wisdom Belle S. Spafford was “one of the most outstanding women in the world.” I met her in 1972. Our professional association was brief, but we continued a friendship that lasted until her death a decade later.
Elder LeGrand Richards gives a congratulatory kiss on the hand of Belle S. Spafford after she was released as Relief Society general president during the October 1974 general conference. She had served 29 years, the longest tenure of any Relief Society general president.
Practice and persistence: Primary general presidency discusses how to help children gain a testimony of the Book of Mormon "What can a child know from reading the Book of Mormon? As a parent or grandparent what would you hope your children and grandchildren come to understand from its pages?" asks the Primary general presidency.
A family in Paraguay having family home evening together.
New mission presidents called to serve in Thailand, Jamaica, Norway, Argentina and Mexico The following eight new mission presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service in July.
Iris S. and Jorge R. Cardozo
New temple presidents called to serve in Payson, Utah, to Brazil to Australia The following eight new temple presidents and their wives have been called by the First Presidency. They will begin their service later this year.
Jussara O. and B. Sergio Antunes
Family History Moment: Other plans While visiting family in Utah this summer, I was looking forward to spending some time at the Family History Center ... to get my Baumgardner research back another generation or two.
Family History Moment
Church News viewpoint: 'Waters to swim in' As we choose to help God in His work of gathering His children to Him, we qualify for blessings that are, as described by Elder Dale G. Renlund in this past general conference, “breathtakingly amazing.”
Viewpoint
Milestones Notices of members celebrating 70 years of marriage or more.
Notices of members celebrating 70 years of marriage or more.
Centenarians Notices of members who are celebrating 100 years or more.
Notices of members celebrating 100 years or more.
New apostles reflect growth, diversity of the Church Reflecting the ever-increasing diversity of the Church, members worldwide sustained Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Elder Ulisses Soares to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Saturday morning, March 31.
Elder Ulisses Soares and Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles chat before the start of the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Annual General Conference of the LDS Church at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on March 31, 2018.
President Ballard offers prayer to rededicate the Houston Texas Temple Following is the text of the prayer offered by President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, during the rededication of the Houston Texas Temple on Sunday, April 22.
Originally opened in 2000, the Houston Texas Temple was rededicated on April 22, 2018.
President Ballard offers prayer to rededicate the Houston Texas Temple Following is the text of the prayer offered by President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, during the rededication of the Houston Texas Temple on Sunday, April 22.
Originally opened in 2000, the Houston Texas Temple was rededicated on April 22, 2018.
Mormon choir joins Jewish orchestra to present concert in California “It is a joyful experience to bring people of different faiths together for such an event,” said Marilyn Harris-White, music director and conductor of the East County San Diego Mormon Chorale.
Rabbi Joshua Borsch welcomes the audience on April 7 to a landmark concert featuring an orchestral cantata written by John Michael Luther at the Tifereth Israel Synagogue in La Mesa, California.