The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-day Saints
Russell M. Nelson, formerly of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, became The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 17th president Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018.
Nelson, 93, served as a member of the quorum since April 7, 1984. He is a retired surgeon and medical researcher with a master’s degree from the University of Utah.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held a viewing for President Thomas S. Monson on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.
Monson died Monday, Jan. 2, 2018, after serving as the church’s leader for nearly 10 years. A funeral for Monson will be at the LDS Church Conference Center Friday, Jan. 12 at noon.
Monson became a church bishop at the age of 22 and also became the youngest church apostle ever in 1963 at the age of 36. He served as a counselor for three church presidents before taking the role of president for the church.
In this 2010 photo, President Monson and Frances Monson enjoy the Days of ’47 parade in Salt Lake City. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)By MARK SAAL • Standard-Examiner staff Millions revered Thomas S….
Thomas S. Monson, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints president died Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, at home with his family.
During his time with the LDS Church, Monson served as a counselor in the First Presidency of the Church, was a first counselor to former LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley, as a second counselor to Howard W. Hunter and Ezra Taft Benson, and was sustained to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on Oct. 4, 1964.
Since 1984, Farmington resident Linda Margetts has performed as one of five organists at daily practice sessions and noon recitals on the Tabernacle organ at Temple Square for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Tabernacle organ, celebrating the 150th anniversary of when it was first played in General Conference, is the subject of a new exhibit at the Church History Museum.
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Elder D. Todd Christofferson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ Quorum of the Twelve Apostles was the featured speaker at an Ogden Pioneer Days devotional July 12, held in Weber State University’s Dee Events Center.