Brigham Young University and the Church History Department are co-sponsoring a Church History Symposium, “The Worldwide Church: The Global Reach of Mormonism.” It will be held Thursday, March 6, at Brigham Young University, and Friday, March 7, at the Conference Center Little Theater.

Participants will explore the Church’s impact and presence on the global stage and how the Church is adjusting to meet the needs of an international membership. Admission is free and open to the public. No reservations are needed to attend the event.

The symposium will begin Thursday in the BYU Conference Center at 9 a.m. and continue until 4:30 p.m. The keynote address at 7 p.m. will be given by Terryl L. Givens, professor of literature and religion at the University of Richmond, where he holds the James A. Bostwick Chair in English.

The symposium will continue Friday at the Conference Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf will give the keynote address at 9 a.m.

The event is sponsored by the BYU Religious Studies Center, Continuing Education, the Department of Church History and Doctrine, and the Church History Library and Church History Museum.

For more information and a schedule, visit or contact Andrea Ramsey at (801) 422-3896 or an***********@by*.edu.