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Notices of reorganized stakes from around the world.

This new temple president and matron have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They began their service in November.

In the opening event of Ensign College’s Career Week, Bishop Keith B. McMullin taught students three daily routines they can practice to fulfill their lives’ missions.

Notices of new and reorganized stakes from around the world.

The Deseret Peak Utah Temple president and matron have been called to serve by the First Presidency. They will begin their service when the temple is dedicated.

These eight stakes in Brazil, Chile, Denmark, Philippines, and in Utah and Texas have new leaders.

Notices of reorganized stakes from around the world.

“Our love of God and our discipleship of Jesus Christ will be a sure guide,” Elder D. Todd Christofferson said.

The following five couples have been called to serve by the First Presidency to lead the work at various Church historic sites. They will begin their service in February 2024.

Notices of new and reorganized stake presidencies around the world.

They will assist the Relief Society general presidency in meeting the needs of women around the world.

Saturday’s Hamas attack was not targeted at Jerusalem, but BYU Jerusalem Center leaders have contingency plans in place to keep students safe.

“We belong to a group of people who all try to place the Savior and their covenants at the center of their lives and to live the gospel joyfully,” said Elder Christophe G. Giraud-Carrier.

Church leaders teach how relying on Jesus Christ will give one the peace and strength to endure to the end.

“As we strive to live our lives in harmony with the gospel of Jesus Christ, our conduct will be a living testimony of our Redeemer and His name,” said Elder Adilson de Paula Parrella.

Notices of reorganized stakes from around the world.

“A mission might be the greatest chapter in a couple’s life,” said Elder Ronald A. Rasband.

Keith M. and Patricia Ann Buswell were recently called by the First Presidency.

News and events of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from April to September 2023.

On the 200th anniversary of Moroni’s appearance to Joseph Smith, read what the First Presidency, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and three women leaders have said about the coming forth of the Book of Mormon.

Rely on the Savior to help reach goals and new heights, Elder Juan Pablo Villar teaches at BYU–Idaho devotional.

It’s no accident that BYU students of today are attending at a time when following the updated Honor Code means an elevated, principle-based approach, President C. Shane Reese teaches.

Read a quote from each of President Nelson’s general conference addresses since he was called as an Apostle in 1984.

From mock U.N. leader, to missionary, to Ivy League graduate, Riley Owen’s career in international affairs and public policy has been shaped by a love for the gospel and all of God’s children.

Joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints “basically saved my life,” says Kevin Walton; for his wife, Susan Walton, finding the gospel “just completed me.”

“Preach My Gospel” chapter 9: “Understanding the need to find helped me be fearless in opening my mouth to find and teach,” Elder Ronald A. Rasband taught new mission leaders.

Sister Andrea Muñoz Spannaus will begin serving as second counselor in the Young Women general presidency on Aug. 1

President Ballard tweeted why all should “Strive to keep the Holy Ghost as your constant companion, even during dark times.”

Ensign College President Bruce C. Kusch speaks at a campus devotional on becoming more devoted disciples of Jesus Christ.

Called during April 2023 general conference, President Freeman, Sister Runia and Sister Spannaus will begin their service on Aug. 1