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President Russell M. Nelson's 2018 Global Ministry Tour

The global ministry tour of President Russell M. Nelson and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland runs April 10–23, 2018. The senior Church leaders are visiting eight cities in 11 days in Europe, Africa and Asia.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church to Celebrate Revelation on the Priesthood

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced a celebration will be held in Salt Lake City marking the 40th anniversary of the 1978 revelation on the priesthood.

‘Messiah’ Sing at Historic Anglican Church in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia

The first “Messiah” Sing in conjunction with a live broadcast of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square to be held at any church in Nova Scotia made history March 24, 2018.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

‘Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

President Russell M. Nelson announced Sunday afternoon that the Church’s home and visiting teaching programs will be replaced by a coordinated, more personalized approach known as “ministering.”

Palm Sunday Celebration in Gatineau

To start the Easter week with hearts turned to Christ, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Gatineau Ward’s children’s organization, called the Primary, planned a special presentation for Palm Sunday, which is celebrated a week before Easter by Christians all over the world. Palm Sunday commemorates the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, where the crowd cheered Him and welcomed Him as a king.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Changes Announced to Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

President Russell M. Nelson announced two significant organizational changes Saturday night designed to help everyday Latter-day Saints in congregations throughout the world minister more like Jesus Christ.

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Coverage and News Media Resources from the 188th Annual General Conference

General conferences of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints take place every six months, originating in the 21,000-seat Conference Center in Salt Lake City and reaching a global audience estimated to be in the millions. The spring 2018 proceedings are being interpreted live into more than 80 languages and are available in more than 90 languages via television, radio, satellite and Internet. Five sessions of the conference will be held March 31 and April 1, 2018.

Canadian Latter-day Saints Prepare to Attend the 188th Annual General Conference

Latter-day Saints from around the world, including Canada, will participate in the 188th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday, March 31, and Sunday, April 1, 2018.

Lethbridge Open House Stresses Need for Volunteers to Assist Refugees

On February 11, 2018, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hosted an open house together with Volunteer Lethbridge and Lethbridge Family Services–Immigrant Services (LFS–IS). The open house’s purpose was to enlist volunteer support from the community to help the 300–400 new refugees who settle in Lethbridge, Alberta, each year.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

First Presidency Directs Leaders to Prevent and Respond to Abuse

In a continuing effort to counsel leaders on how to prevent, identify and respond to abuse, the First Presidency sent a letter and resource document Monday to Church leaders in the United States and Canada.