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The first meeting for the new international area organization advisers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has taken place, using technology to strengthen the global Church. All 50 of the women leaders met virtually with general women officers before general conference on Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

“It was so thrilling to have each of these sisters wave after hearing their name called and say, ‘Hello from Argentina,’ ‘Good morning to you from Ghana,’ ‘Hello and I love you from Spain,’ ‘Hi from Mongolia,’ ‘Konnichiwa from Japan,’ ‘Hello from your sister in the Philippines’ and ‘Bonjour, mes amis from Barbados.’ And so on from around the world,” said Sister Bingham.

“It was truly a historic day,” said Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon, who shared her excitement this week on social media:

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