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New LDS First Presidency Holds News Conference

New LDS First Presidency Holds News Conference

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “Though our world is filled with serious challenges, I am optimistic about the future and confident about the fundamental goodness of humankind,” said Russell M. Nelson, the 17th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, at a news conference this morning.   President Nelson and his counselors fielded questions from the media …

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Russell M. Nelson Named 17th Mormon Church President

Russell M. Nelson Named 17th Mormon Church President

News Release from Mormon Newsroom President Russell M. Nelson was announced as the 17th president and prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The announcement was made by Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles during a live broadcast from the annex of the iconic Salt Lake Temple. …

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Watch President Nelson’s Announcement Live Here

What We Know About President Nelson's Special Live Announcement

On January 16, 2018, President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, will start a live broadcast through all the church’s media channels. The broadcast will begin at 9 a.m. Mountain Standard Time and it is expected that President Nelson will announce the new leadership for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Since the …

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Elder and Sister Uchtdorf Encourage Young Adults to Trust in God

Elder and Sister Uchtdorf Encourage Young Adults to Trust in God

News Release from Mormon Newsroom “My purpose today is to offer my certain witness that your Father in Heaven knows you, He hears you, and He will never abandon you,” said Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at a worldwide devotional for young adults on Sunday, …

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What We Know About President Nelson’s Special Live Announcement

What We Know About President Nelson's Special Live Announcement

On Saturday, January 13, 2018, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints received an invitation through e-mail and social media to attend a special live broadcast from President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The live broadcast will take place on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 9 a.m. Mountain Standard Time and …

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President Monson Honored for Legacy of Love, Service

President Monson Honored for Legacy of Love, Service

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Thousands of people gathered in the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Friday, January 12, 2018, for the funeral of President Thomas S. Monson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The man revered by Mormons as a prophet of God died in Salt Lake City January 2, 2018, …

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Watch President Monson’s Funeral Live Here + Other Viewing Options

Watch President Monson's Funeral Live Here + Other Viewing Options

On Friday, January 12, 2018, interested parties around the world are invited to the funeral celebrating the life of President Thomas S. Monson. The funeral will be held at the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah. The services will begin at noon (MST) and multiple viewing options are available for those who would like to watch …

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President Monson’s Viewing Attended by Thousands

President Monson's Viewing Attended by Thousands

Before the break of dawn Thursday, hundreds of mourners gathered outside the Conference Center to pay their last respects to President Thomas S. Monson, the leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who died January 2, 2018. The viewing was scheduled to begin for Church employees and their families at 7 a.m., but with the crowds gathering …

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President Nelson Signs Mission Calls as Presiding Apostle

President Nelson Signs Mission Calls as Presiding Apostle

News Release from Mormon Newsroom Missionaries receiving their calls this week won’t have the signature of the president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on their mission call letters. President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, signed 1,150 letters that are on their way to newly called full-time missionaries. The letters, printed …

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