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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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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 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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Tune in Live for Family Discovery Day 2017!

Tune in Live for Family Discovery Day 2017!

Every year, the largest family history conference in the world, RootsTech, takes place in Salt Lake City. One of the highlights of the conference is Family Discovery Day. Held on Saturday, February 11, 2017, Family Discovery Day is organized to help LDS members find joy in family history and celebrate their heritage. Luckily, you don’t have to attend in person …

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President Russell M. Nelson’s Special Invitation to Young Adults

President Russell M. Nelson's Special Invitation to Young Adults

President Russell M. Nelson, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, posted the following video on his official Facebook page today:   The video acts as an invitation to young adults to join President Nelson in a worldwide devotional for young adults. He also gives specific instructions on how to prepare for the devotional. It will be held on …

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President Nelson Shared This Moving Story of Two Little Girls From the Other Side of the Veil Seeking His Help

President Nelson Shared This Moving Story of Two Little Girls From the Other Side of the Veil Seeking His Help

In the past year, members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles have become increasingly active on their official social media accounts. On Facebook, President Nelson reminded us of a story he shared in the most recent conference, along with a touching picture: Congenital heart disease afflicted three children born to Ruth and Jimmy Hatfield. Their first son, Jimmy Jr., died …

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President Russell M. Nelson Addresses Same-Sex Policy Change in Worldwide Devotional

President Russell M. Nelson Addresses Same-Sex Policy Change in Worldwide Devotional

As part of his worldwide address to young adults last night, President Russell M. Nelson spoke candidly about the recent policy changes concerning same-sex marriage. When encouraging the audience to earnestly seek heavenly direction, President Nelson cited the “prophetic process” that occurs between the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles when making “weighty matters” and noted he …

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