First Presidency

During his remarks, President Nelson invited mission leaders to make the Book of Mormon “the cornerstone” of teaching their missionaries.

Leading off the third day of the 2024 Seminar for New Mission Leaders, the first counselor in the First Presidency encouraged increased study of the Savior’s life.

Treat each missionary “as a sacred trust for whom you were personally prepared,” President Eyring told new mission leaders.

What has President Nelson invited Latter-day Saints to do? Here is a look at some of his invitations since January 2018.

"Through each of us ministering to just one within our reach, we can spread the love of Jesus Christ throughout the world," President Nelson wrote.

Born on May 31, 1933, President Henry B. Eyring has served as a general authority since April 1985.

"I often tell people that the greatest period of my growth as an Apostle was the two years in the Philippines," said President Oaks in this Church News video titled "The Period of Greatest Learning."

In this Church News video, titled "Very Much Grateful," President Dallin H. Oaks and Sister Kristen M. Oaks share how teaching women was the way to move the work forward.

Both are noteworthy, but not unique — Church has had more dedications in a shorter period, and leaders have done successive dedications previously.

Read quotes from each member of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles about motherhood and womanhood.