Latter-day Saint missionaries can now call, text home weekly, First Presidency announcesThe First Presidency has announced that full-time missionaries can now call or text home on a weekly basis.
FAQ: What to expect in 2019 from the changes for Primary progression, young men priesthood ordination and youth temple recommendsBeginning in January 2019, Latter-day Saint children will complete Primary and progress to youth programs as age groups. Read frequently asked questions about the announcement and upcoming changes.
Here's a quick timeline of when young men have been ordained to the priesthood over the yearsAges for ordaining young men to priesthood offices are not “doctrinally mandated” and have varied throughout Church history, according to materials released by the Church. Following is a historical list of ages for priesthood ordination.
First Presidency announces changes for Primary progression, young men priesthood ordination and youth temple recommendsThe First Presidency has announced changes that will unify when children move from the Primary program into youth programs, when they attend the temple for the first time and when some boys are ordained to the priesthood.