Leaders & Ministry

How following 2 great commandments has helped the Church contribute $2 billion of humanitarian aid worldwide President Nelson detailed on Sunday, Oct. 6, how the Church and its members follow the two great commandments of God through the work of the humanitarian arm of the Church — Latter-day Saint Charities.
Sister Cristina B. Franco: ‘Finding Joy in Sharing the Gospel’ Sister Cristina B. Franco, second counselor in the Primary general presidency, gave an address called "Finding Joy in Sharing the Gospel" during the Sunday morning session of October 2019 general conference.
President Nelson explains priesthood power and covenants at women’s session Addressing the topic, “Spiritual Treasures,” President Russell M. Nelson said, “The heavens are just as open to women who are endowed with God’s power flowing from their priesthood covenants as they are to men who bear the priesthood.”
President Henry B. Eyring: ‘Covenant Women in Partnership with God’ President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in the First Presidency, spoke during the general women’s session in the 189th Semiannual General Conference of the Church on Oct. 5, 2019.
New Young Women theme, class name and structure changes announced Changes to Young Women announced during the general women’s session include a new theme; retirement of “Beehive,” “Mia Maid” and “Laurel”; organization of classes according to local needs; and a greater emphasis on class presidencies.
Elder Ronald A. Rasband: ‘Standing by Our Promises and Covenants’ Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles gave an address entitled "Standing by Our Promises and Covenants" during the Saturday afternoon session of October 2019 general conference.
Ward Young Men presidencies discontinued, other organizational changes for youth announced Young Men presidencies at the ward level will be discontinued by January 2020. The adjustment — and other organizational changes for youth detailed during the 189th Semiannual General Conference — “are intended to help young men and young women develop their sacred personal potential,” said President Russell M. Nelson.