President Russell M. Nelson announced significant changes to the structure of priesthood quorums in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Saturday, inspiring a number of reactions from people on Twitter.
As LDS Church News explained, “High priests and elders will now be combined into one elders quorum in each ward.”
President Nelson announced the change during the priesthood session of the 188th Annual General Conference for the LDS Church.2 comments on this story
“Tonight, we announce a significant restructuring of our Melchizedek Priesthood quorums to accomplish the work of the Lord more effectively,” he said, according to the LDS Church News. “In each ward, the high priests and the elders will now be combined into one elders quorum. This adjustment will greatly enhance the capacity and ability of men who bear the priesthood to serve others.”
The move — which you can read about, in full, here — inspired a number of reactions from people across Twitter. Read more below.
The more I think about it, the more grateful I am for this change. The needs of the men don’t often take the forefront, but they’re there. This change will help us become better men. #ldsconf— Tanner Guzy (@tannerguzy) April 1, 2018