The members of the First Presidency, President Thomas S. Monson, President Henry B. Eyring, and President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, have been in their current leadership positions since 3 February.
The First Presidency was reorganized following the death of the Church’s 15th president, Gordon B. Hinckley, who passed away on 27 January. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released today the official portrait of the new First Presidency.
President Monson is the 16th worldwide leader of the Church. President Eyring, who serves as first counselor to President Monson, previously served as second counselor in the First Presidency. Second counselor, President Uchtdorf, was a member ofthe Quorum of the Twelve Apostles prior to his new assignment.
The First Presidency is the most senior governing body in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The new photograph is downloadable from the newsroom at lds.org.
This story was prepared by the LDS Newsroom at lds.org.