BETA

Leaders & Ministry

Sarah Jane Weaver: This word isn't in the dictionary, but it's one we should all know At the 2019 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People convention, Reverend Amos C. Brown stated that President Russell M. Nelson has helped make the gospel more understandable and obtainable.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hugs the Reverend Amos C. Brown after his introduction at the 110th annual national convention for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Detroit on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
This week on social: President Nelson reflects on heartbreak, Sister Craven says life is like a continuous line drawing On social media this week, Church leaders shared how following the Savior can bless the lives of individuals as well as shape history.
In an Instagram post, President Russell M. Nelson spoke about relying on the Savior during times of heartbreak and loss.
Couldn't get tickets for President Nelson’s 95th birthday celebration? Here's how you can still participate Tickets for President Russell M. Nelson's birthday celebration at the Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City will be available on July 30 at 9 a.m.
President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, in 2018.
This Church leader was executive vice president over a billion-dollar company at age 32. Here's how his experience applies to his new calling Brother Jan E. Newman was called during April 2019 general conference as a counselor in the Sunday School general presidency.
Sister Lucia Newman and Brother Jan E. Newman pose for a photo at the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 8, 2019. Brother Newman was called to serve as the second counselor in the Sunday School general presidency.
This Week on Social: Church leaders share how their heritage has impacted them This week on social media, Church leaders share insights and experiences connected to their heritage and how it impacts their faith.
Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president, shares her insight from the July 20 dedication of the new Pioneer Children's Monument at This Is the Place Heritage Park in a Facebook post on July 22, 2019.
Elder Bednar throws first pitch to mission president, former MLB player Jeremy Guthrie at Houston Astros game Elder David A. Bednar throws a perfect first-pitch at the Houston Astros baseball game commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Elder David A. Bednar and President Jeremy Guthrie congratulating each other for a successful first pitch.
Elder Corbridge shares important takeaways Latter-day Saints can learn from the early pioneers Elder Lawrence E. Corbridge, a General Authority Seventy, speaks at the Days of '47 Sunrise Service on July 24, 2019, on how the early pioneers thrived and what we can learn from them today.
Elder Lawrence E. Corbridge, a General Authority Seventy, speaks at the Days of '47 Sunrise Service in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square July 24, 2019.
Sister Joy D. Jones helps BYU-Idaho graduates tackle the next phase of life with 6 spiritual tips Sister Joy D. Jones, General Primary President, spoke at Brigham Young University - Idaho on July 23, 2019, on what it means to be "spiritual entrepreneurs."
Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president, speaks to BYU-Idaho graduates about being "spiritual entrepreneurs" during commencement exercises on July 23, 2019.
For decades, Dodger Stadium has been holding 'Mormon Nights' during the summer. Now, they have a different name for it Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles threw out the ceremonial first pitch at "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Night at Dodger Stadium" on July 19.
Elder Neil L. Andersen and his wife, Sister Kathy Andersen, greet Sister Cheryl Wilde and Elder Gary Wilde, an Area Seventy, after Elder Andersen threw the first pitch at Dodger Stadium on July 19, 2019.
NAACP and the Church: How a unique partnership is blessing God's children The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the NAACP have a growing partnership where they are focused on bringing hope and happiness to all of God's children.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hugs Rev. Amos Brown after his introduction at the 110th annual national convention for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Detroit on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
The Lord's plans are 'bigger than we can imagine' says new Sunday School leader Brother Milton da Rocha Camargo Brother Milton da Rocha Camargo, new first counselor in the Sunday School general presidency, shares how following the Spirit and trusting in the Lord has led to unexpected but wonderful experiences in life.
Sunday School first Counselor, Brother Milton da Rocha Camargo and his wife, Sister Patricia Camargo, pose for a photo at the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 8, 2019.
President Nelson to NAACP: 'May we strive to lift our brothers and sisters everywhere' Addressing the 110th annual NAACP national convention in Detroit, the diverse city where Martin Luther King Jr. spoke and marched more than a half century ago, President Russell M. Nelson said, "May we strive to lift our brothers and sisters."
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, with Reverend Theresa Dear while meeting with NAACP leaders at the 110th annual national convention for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Detroit, Michigan, on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
Sister Sharon Eubank co-writes opinion piece on why President Nelson speaking at NAACP convention shows a 'symphony of brotherhood' The Detroit News has published an opinion piece by Sister Sharon Eubank, first counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, and Karen Boykin-Towns, vice chair of the NAACP Board of Directors.
National President Derrick Johnson of the NAACP speaks with President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at left during a press conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
President Ballard dedicates Pioneer Children's Memorial at This Is the Place Heritage Park Speaking to a large crowd at This is the Place Heritage Park on July 20, President Ballard said the Pioneer Children's Memorial would stand as a testament to the strength and faith of all pioneers, including pioneers today.
President M. Russell Ballard, acting president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, greets people after the dedication of the Children's Pioneer Memorial at This Is the Place Heritage Park in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 20, 2019.
This Week on Social: Elder Soares invites young adults to start participating in the September Face to Face This week on social media, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reflected on recent assignments, shared personal experiences and invited people to look forward with faith to the future.
In an Instagram video, Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles invites young adults to participate in the Face to Face event he and Elder Craig C. Christensen, a General Authority Seventy, will be hosting on September 15.
Sister Franco shares 5 principles to 'enlighten' mission leaders During the 2019 Mission Leadership Seminar, Sister Cristina Franco, second counselor in the Primary general presidency, shared five principles to give guidance and direction to mission leaders.
Sister Cristina B. Franco of the Primary general presidency speaks at the 2019 Mission Leadership Seminar at the Provo Missionary Training Center on June 25, 2019.
President Russell M. Nelson will speak at this weekend's NAACP convention President Russell M. Nelson is scheduled to speak at the NAACP convention in Detroit this weekend.
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shakes hands with National President Derrick Johnson of the NAACP, right, during a press conference in Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
New Sunday School general president shares why he is 'all in' to do whatever God asks of him Brother Mark L. Pace says doing hard things and putting in effort has helped shape his life as he begins his service as the Church's new Sunday School general president.
Sister Anne Marie Pace and Brother Mark L. Pace, who was called as Sunday School general president in the Saturday session of April 2019 general conference, pose for photos at the Church Office Building in Salt Lake City on Monday, April 8, 2019.
This week on social: President Nelson poses with newest great-grandchild in heartwarming post about family Several posts from Church leaders on social media this week testified about the blessings of families.
"I feel pure joy every time I welcome a new member of our family into the world. Here is a photo of me with my newest great-grandchild," President Russell M. Nelson wrote in a July 7, 2019, Instagram post.
HUD secretary Carson visits Church's Welfare Square U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson toured The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Welfare Square as part of a brief visit in Salt Lake City on Thursday, July 11.
Elder Jack N. Gerard, left, and Elder Kent F. Richards, right, visit with HUD secretary Dr. Ben Carson in a Deseret Industries Thrift Store located at Welfare Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, during a July 11, 2019, tour.