Jean B. Bingham

Sister Jean B. Bingham, the Church’s Relief Society general president, was the keynote speaker at the fifth annual International Women-in-Diplomacy Day symposium. The event originated from Los Angeles and was held virtually this year because of the pandemic. The event was sponsored by the honorary consul of the Republic of Senegal.
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October 02, 2020 11:00 AM MDT
The night before she was called as Relief Society General President, Jean B. Bingham contemplated the purpose behind a meeting that was scheduled between her and President Thomas S. Monson the next morning. “What could he possibly want to talk to me about?” she remembers asking herself.
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August 14, 2020 05:02 PM MDT
Editor's note: Our bi-weekly Friday column, “Found in the footnotes,” explores some of the footnotes from remarks given by General Authorities and General Officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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October 21, 2019 01:12 PM MDT
“I believe it will change your life.”
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By  LDS Living
May 03, 2019 04:00 PM MDT
On Friday, the general presidents of all the women-led organizations in the Church met for a historic Sister-to-Sister event at BYU Women's Conference.
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By  LDS Living
April 15, 2019 02:32 PM MDT
At Brigham Young University 2019 Women's Conference, Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society general president; Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women general president; and Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president, will participate in an unprecedented event.
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By  LDS Living
March 14, 2019 06:58 PM MDT
Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society general president, and Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Womengeneral president, wrapped up their 11-day tour of West Africa in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, before returning to Utah.
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March 01, 2019 08:54 PM MST
The general presidents of the Relief Society and the Young Women organizations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are in West Africa to meet with government leaders and Latter-day Saint missionaries and members.
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December 04, 2018 01:00 PM MST
Since she was a small girl, Sister Jean B. Bingham — now the Relief Society general president — has loved to watch the night sky.
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July 20, 2018 06:13 PM MDT
One of my friends recently asked me in bewilderment, “Where did my visiting teachers go?” From the time her husband passed away, they had been so caring and attentive, but since the announcement of the new ministering program at the general conference in April 2018, she hasn’t seen hide nor hair of them.
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By  LDS Living
July 19, 2018 02:44 PM MDT
"I knew I needed to share my story, even though there were parts of my life that I didn’t want to relive," says Sister Reyna I. Aburto in an article recently posted onlds.org.
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By  Yvonne Liu
June 27, 2018 05:02 PM MDT
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated $50,000 to the Children's Justice Center (CJC) on June 27 and $25,000 to A Breeze of Hope Foundation in Bolivia that works to prevent sexual abuse and violence against children.
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April 30, 2018 03:57 PM MDT
When I think of ministering in the Church, my hope is that each one of us can have a taste of this kind of sisterhood—whatever our age, our situation, or our need. I hope that each one of us can feel the comfort that comes from knowing that someone understands and loves us.
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November 09, 2017 08:46 PM MST
“Empowering women should be a priority for all, because they are a potent force for creating a society where peace, religious freedom, and human rights can truly thrive,” Sister Jean Bingham said at the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday.
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By  LDS Living
December 31, 2016 01:01 PM MST
"When we don't get outside ourselves . . . we miss out on the richness of life that other people bring," Sister Jean B. Bingham, first counselor in the Primary general presidency, shares in this video posted by Mormon Newsroom. "Someone might say, 'I don't have a need for other people,' but maybe they have a need for you."
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October 21, 2016 05:00 PM MDT
In a new, powerful video series by the Mormon Channel, five Apostles and two female Church leaders speak directly to members who feel ostracized and like they do not belong in the Church.
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