LDS Church announces changes to Relief Society, Primary general presidencies

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The new Relief Society general presidency. | Mormon Newsroom

SALT LAKE CITY — The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new Relief Society general presidency and changes to the Primary general presidency Saturday during its 187th Annual General Conference.

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, second counselor in the First Presidency made the announcement.

Jean B. Bingham, Sharon Eubank and Reyna I. Aburto will now serve in the Relief Society general presidency.

Bingham had previously served as the First Counselor in the Primary general presidency. She was released from this calling so that she could become the 17th Relief Society general president.

Eubank was called to serve as the first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency. She is director of LDS Charities, the humanitarian organization of the LDS Church. She will continue as director while serving in this new calling, according to a news release from the LDS Church.

Aburto, who previously served on the Primary general board, was called to serve as the second counselor in the Relief Society general presidency.

In the Primary general presidency, Bonnie H. Cordon and Cristina B. Franco received callings.

Cordon was serving as the second counselor in the Primary general presidency and has now been called as the first counselor.

Franco will serve as the second counselor in the Primary general presidency.

This article was originally published by KSL.com. It is used here with permission.

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