Bishop Gérald Caussé is the new presiding bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Dean M. Davies will serve as first counselor and W. Christopher Waddell as second counselor in the presiding bishopric.
Three Church leaders — Elder Ronald A. Rasband, Elder Gary E. Stevenson andElder Dale G. Renlund — were named to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday.
Plan and prepare now to participate in the 185th Semiannual General Conference of the Church, which includes the general women’s session on September 26, 2015, the general priesthood session on October 3, and general sessions for individuals and families on October 3–4.
Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, died at home Friday, July 3, 2015, at about 2 p.m. MDT from causes incident to age. He was 90 years old. President Packer was serving as president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles at the time of his passing, a position he held since February 3, 2008.