News Release

How the Church Is Inviting the World to ‘Hear Him!’ 200 Years Later

This year marks 200 years since Joseph Smith’s first encounter with Deity—known by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the First Vision.

Throughout this bicentennial year of this foundational event in Church history, the Church and its leaders are sharing messages about the relevance of Joseph’s experience for people everywhere.

March 16

A new video encourages people all over the globe to minimize distraction and noise to better hear and feel the voice of God in their lives.


February 26

To help Latter-day Saints around the world prepare for the April 2020 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson asked them to “think deeply and often about this key question: How do you hear Him?”


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