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Elder Soares and Prime Minister of Tonga Siaosi Sovaleni presented each other gifts and discussed collaboration in humanitarian aid, education.

“Everybody that you love will be blessed because you are serving as an emissary of Jesus Christ,” Elder Cook promises missionaries.

Here are 9 stories from the Church News the week of March 12-18.

While ministering in Cape Verde, Latvia, Lithuania and England, Sister Tracy Y. Browning and Sister Rebecca L. Craven invited all to come unto Christ.

“In what ways has your life been blessed by being a part of this worldwide sisterhood?” asks President Johnson.

President M. Russell Ballard shares how serving as a young missionary in England and sharing the gospel helped solidify his testimony.

President M. Russell Ballard and Elder Quentin L. Cook visit New York City and Washington, D.C., ask leaders and missionaries to focus on people.

The Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel at Morehouse College in Atlanta is awarding President Nelson the Gandhi-King-Mandela Peace Prize at a ceremony in April.

Sister Craig told Ensign College students that waiting is a time to grow faith.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong and his wife, Sister Susan Gong, shared a message about temple and family history work at an “After-Party” for young adults at RootsTech.

Elder and Sister Andersen complete a 9-day ministry visit to Brazil, returning to the land and people they love and speaking to members, missionaries and government leaders.

Here are 9 stories from the Church News the week of March 5-11.

“This is an effort to go beyond our members to address the needs, the humanitarian needs, of the world’s children, and we found them. It was glorious,” said President Johnson.

Born March 11, 1964, President Cordon has served as Young Women general president since April 2018

Elder Gong talks about ancestral lands, accepting ordinances and other answers about temple and family history work.

“When we say we’re going to the temple, we’re actually going to be closer to the Lord. The temple is the place, but the purpose is the Lord,” Elder Gong says.

At the heart of Elder Andersen’s interactions and the most powerful expressions were the Apostle’s teachings and testimonies of the Savior Jesus Christ.

The eight-day ministry of Elder David A. Bednar and his wife, Sister Susan Bednar, in the Philippines included teaching with leaders, members, missionaries and temple workers.

During meetings in Accra, Elder Christofferson spoke of the two great commandments and having an eternal perspective.

President Johnson and President Cordon share a video from Kenya, Sister Yee speaks to single sisters and Sister Craig and Sister Wright share about women who have been examples to them.

“The message has been powerful, and it’s of joy. They have joy regardless of their circumstance. They are finding joy in the gospel of Jesus Christ,” President Cordon said.

Elder Andersen presents Book of Mormon, while Sister Andersen shares tender moments and expressions with Rosângela Lula da Silva.

Elder Dale G. Renlund and his wife, Sister Ruth Renlund, spoke with Latter-day Saints in five Central American countries. See what they talked about.

The Apostle and his wife embark on 9-day ministry with weekend meetings with members, leaders and missionaries.

Here are 9 stories from the Church News the week of Feb. 26 to March 4.

While in Monrovia, Liberia, Elder Christofferson spoke about covenants, the Book of Mormon and the missionary purpose.

Elder Gerrit W. Gong and his wife Sister Susan Gong took RootsTech audiences on a family history journey from Hawaii to Ireland. Actor Sean Astin also spoke. Here’s what they said.

In first ministry to India, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf teaches about love of God, loving neighbors and to “orient ourselves in the Lord’s way.”

Speaking at an event celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Melvin J. Ballard Center for Social Impact, President Ballard thanks those who bless the lives of others.

Individuals, families and friends invited to all five sessions, with in-person attendance again to be limited because of Temple Square construction.