Photo courtesy of Pacific Area
FILE - Then-Elder Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy Nelson shake hands with New Zealand members during a visit there in 2014.

Following on the heels of the 189th Annual General Conferenceof The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Russell M. Nelson will embark on a ministry tour to the Church's Pacific Area beginning May 16.

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President Nelson will be accompanied on the tour by his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson, as well as Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Sister Susan Gong. At each location they will meet with and minister to Latter-day Saints and other community members, including government and religious leaders.

In Hawaii, the Church leaders will begin the tour itinerary by speaking to Latter-day Saints at an evening devotional held at the Kona Hawaii Stake Center on Thursday, May 16.

Read the full story at the Church News.