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William Matheson

William Matheson is an intern for the Church News. He served in the Oklahoma Oklahoma City Mission from 2021 to 2023 and is currently enrolled in the BYU FlexGE program. William has been writing from a young age and had his first article published in the Deseret News when he was in eighth grade.

President Nelson extends invitation to youth and young adults, plus eight more stories from the Church News the week of Nov. 19-25.

Elder Uchtdorf and Elder Stevenson posted about the power of the temple; others share about missionary service and gratitude on social media this week.

President M. Russell Ballard is remembered for his lifelong discipleship and ministry, plus 8 more stories from the Church News the week of Nov. 12-18.

President Nelson posts an update on his health, Elder Bednar ministers in Mexico, plus 8 more stories from the Church News the week of Nov. 5-11.

This week on social media, President Nelson shares about his recovery; President Oaks on Hispanic pioneers and their legacy, and Elder Gong and Elder Soares point to the uniting influence of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ.

Read nine article from the Church News for the week of Oct. 29-Nov. 4, including the announcement of 36 new missions and the First Presidency’s Christmas devotional.

President Henry B. Eyring shares about the death of his wife, President M. Russell Ballard posts an update on his health, and other leaders share their experiences of ministry trips.

Church leaders post about world-wide day of testimony; Elder Rasband dedicates the Bangkok Thailand Temple; others post about the need to come unto Christ.

Elder Ronald A. Rasband visits members in Vietnam, and other leaders share thoughts from their general conference messages.

Seven foreign dignitaries meet with Church leaders and visit Church sites in September and October.

Two Apostles speak of the power of temples, and other Church leaders share thoughts on general conference

This week, the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles posted on social media about their conference messages, while the Young Women and Young Men general presidencies invited youth to attend an upcoming worldwide event.

President Russell Nelson and Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf encourage preparation for general conference and Relief Society presidency members minister around the globe.

President Nelson commemorates the 200th anniversary of angel Moroni visiting the Prophet Joseph Smith; three temples dedicated on the same day.