Elder Uchtdorf has written a message on Facebook about how he feels about his new assignment in the LDS Church.
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The LDS Church is expanding the resources it provides to local church leaders for suicide prevention, Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles said Wednesday at the Utah State Capitol. Elder Rasband was at the Capitol as part of an announcement of a new governor's task force on youth suicide prevention and said youth suicide has reached a "crisis point."
Shortly after the live broadcast to the membership of the Church Tuesday morning, the newly appointed First Presidency held their first press conference. Many sensitive questions were raised on topics like LGBTQ issues, transparency in the Church, the role of women in the Church etc. We encourage everyone to take the time to watch the entire conference.
In an unprecedented live broadcast this morning at 9am MST from the Salt Lake Temple, it was announced that President Russell M. Nelson was set apart as the seventeenth prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. President Dallin H. Oaks and President Henry B. Eyring were named as his first and second counselors respectively.
Now is the time to commit to follow Jesus Christ, Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the LDS Church’s Quorum of the Twelve Apostles told the faith’s young adults Sunday night, giving them five points to remember as they journey on what he termed “the adventure of mortality.”
President Nelson to Hold Unprecedented Live Broadcast to Announce New Church Leadership this Tuesday
President Russell M. Nelson, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, will broadcast a live message to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday at 9 a.m. Mountain Standard Time. The invitation to church members to a live broadcast an hour before a press conference is unprecedented. So is the live translation of a press conference into 29 languages.
The first event of the final chapter of tributes given late LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson began early Thursday morning as mourners gathered at the LDS Conference Center for his one-day public viewing.