Meet the new Area Seventies sustained during April 2019 general conferenceChurch members sustained 55 new Area Seventies during the Saturday afternoon session of the 189th Annual General Conference on April 6.
Leaders & Ministry
Following Sri Lanka bombings, Church's Asia Area presidency offers words of sorrow, comfortFollowing Sunday's devastating bombings in Sri Lanka that have resulted in more than 200 deaths, the Asia Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released a statement expressing sorrow and comfort.
New Relief Society general presidency speaks candidly about their lives, challengesDuring a time when “the opportunities and options for women” have expanded, many Latter-day Saint women are striving to understand their role in the world, said Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society general president on May 5.
Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson: 'Young Women in the work'"Our young women are amazing. They have talents, unlimited enthusiasm and energy, and they are compassionate and caring," Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, recently released Young Women general president, said during the Saturday afternoon session of general conference.
Elder Stanley G. Ellis: 'Do We Trust Him? Hard is Good'In the October 2006 general conference, Elder Stanley G. Ellis declared, "The Lord trusts us." Now, 11 years later as an Emeritus General Authority Seventy speaking in the Sunday afternoon session of general conference, he asked, "Do we trust Him?"
Lessons from Elder Stevenson: Creating a vision and maintaining a balance for one's lifeSpeaking at the 132nd commencement ceremony for LDS Business College, Elder Gary E. Stevenson told graduates about the importance of finding a vision for one's life and maintaining a balance of things that are most essential.
Why general conference rumors paled in comparison to this year's messages of love, hope and repentanceRumors about announcements and changes preceding the April 2019 general conference were abundant on social media leading up to conference weekend. In the end, conference was replete with messages of love, repentance, and the hope of the gospel.
President Nelson, Elder Gong to embark on 9-day ministry tour of Pacific AreaPresident Russell M. Nelson — joined by Sister Wendy Nelson, Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Susan Gong — will embark on a May 16-25 ministry tour of the Church's Pacific Area.