Church Mission

hinckley_medium“The time has come for us to stand a little taller, to lift our eyes and stretch our minds to a greater comprehension and understanding of the grand millennial mission of this, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.”
– Gordon B. Hinckley



Joseph_Smith1_Mormon“Brethren I have been very much edified and instructed in your testimonies here tonight, but I want to say to you before the Lord, that you know no more concerning the destinies of this Church and kingdom than a babe upon its mother’s lap. You don’t comprehend it… This Church will fill North and South America—it will fill the world.”
– Joseph Smith



ArtBook__134_134__EzraTaftBenson____[1]“We have a sacred responsibility to fulfill the threefold mission of the Church – first, to teach the gospel to the world; second, to strengthen the membership of the church wherever they may be; third, to move forward the work of salvation for the dead.”
– Ezra Taft Benson



dieter-f-uchtdorf-large“Becoming a worldwide religion in spirit as well as in organization matters is much more than building chapels and translating documents. As we embark to experience the universal brotherhood we seek, all of us must be prepared to make some alterations in our views of one another. We will need to increase our empathy and cross-cultural sensitivity and progressively discard prejudices incompatible with brotherhood.”
– Dieter F. Uchtdorf

spencerwkimball“My brothers and sisters, as the Brethren of the First Presidency and the Twelve have meditated upon and prayed about the great latter-day work the Lord has given us to do, we are impressed that the mission of the Church is threefold: – To proclaim the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to every nation, kindred, tongue, and people; – To perfect the Saints by preparing them to receive the ordinances of the gospel and by instruction and discipline to gain exaltation; – To redeem the dead by performing vicarious ordinances of the gospel for those who have lived on the earth. All three are part of one work—to assist our Father in Heaven and His Son, Jesus Christ, in Their grand and glorious mission “to bring to pass the immortality and eternal life of man” (Moses 1:39).”
– Spencer W. Kimball


heber-j-grant“The first great commandment was to love the Lord our God with all our hearts, might, mind, and strength; and the second was like unto it, to love our neighbor as ourselves. And the best way in the world to show our love for our neighbor is to go forth and proclaim the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ, of which He has given us an absolute knowledge concerning its divinity.”
– Heber J. Grant


heber-j-grant“No matter in what land we may dwell the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ makes us brothers and sisters, interested in each other, eager to understand and know each other.”
– Heber J. Grant