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This year is the 182nd anniversary of the organization of the Relief Society, one of the world’s oldest and largest women’s service organizations.

A worldwide Relief Society devotional will be held Sunday, March 17, to commemorate the purpose and founding of the Relief Society, which took place March 17, 1842.

President Russell M. Nelson and the Relief Society general presidency — President Camille N. JohnsonSister J. Anette Dennis, and Sister Kristin M. Yee — will speak to women during the event.

Following the messages, women will have the opportunity to participate in a testimony meeting with their fellow Relief Society sisters and share their faith in Jesus Christ.

“We relish this opportunity to receive a message from our dear Prophet, President Russell M. Nelson, directed specifically to members of the Relief Society,” President Johnson said.

All members of Relief Society and young women turning 18 in 2024 are invited to participate, explained a notice on

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