Thomas S. Monson Named 16th Church President
The new world leader of the Church has called to serve with him in the First Presidency, the top governing body of the 13-million-member faith, President Henry B. Eyring, 74, first counselor, and President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, 67, second counselor.
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf
President Boyd K. Packer, 83, is the new president of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. The vacancy in the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles will be filled later.
President Boyd K. Packer
"We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,"* and for an orderly succession in the Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
* Hymns of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, No. 19