Leaders & Ministry

Despite temple closures, blessings are readily available during COVID-19 pandemic, Elder Bednar says During this time when temple work is not being performed, blessings are readily available to Latter-day Saints and the work of the Lord is still moving forward.
In response to COVID-19, First Presidency releases new administrative principles for the Church The information includes directions for essential ordinances, blessings and other Church functions “to guide leaders through the current crisis and the challenging days that are ahead," the First Presidency wrote.
President Nelson expresses gratitude on social media to those who participated in recent worldwide fasts for relief from COVID-19 "Thanks to Jesus Christ, no condition is hopeless," President Nelson wrote. "Thanks to Him, brighter days are ahead, both here and hereafter."
Young Women general presidency shares how youth can stay connected while social distancing due to COVID-19 Young Women class presidencies and youth can continue to love and minister to one another in unique ways during times of social distancing.
COVID-19: ‘Our precious missionaries are the pioneers of our day,’ says Elder Uchtdorf Missionary work is changing as difficult circumstances affect people throughout the world, but with the use of technology, the work of the Lord will continue.
Elder D. Todd Christofferson: ‘Sharing the Message of the Restoration and the Resurrection’ The good news of the Restoration and the Resurrection is for everyone, said Elder D. Todd Christofferson. Disciples of Christ have a responsibility to invite others to come unto Christ and partake in the gift He offers to all mankind.
Video: President Russell M. Nelson says ‘There is much more to come’  A new Church News 30-minute documentary highlights President Nelson's worldwide ministry, his outreach to world government and religious leaders, his focus on the rising generation, and his ministry to the one.