BYU-Hawaii Students Create LDS Apostles App

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A group of BYU-Hawaii students created an app that allows users to see what the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints looked like at any point in history since 1832 when Joseph Smith first organized the First Presidency. The app has you drag a slider to select any year from 1832 to 2014 and then shows you who was in the quorum at that given time.

When a user selects a year pictures of the Apostles and members of the First Presidency will appear in the wheel
When a user selects a year pictures of the Apostles and members of the First Presidency will appear in the wheel

The First Presidency serves as the top governing body of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Today, the presidency is made up of Thomas S. Monson who serves as President, with his two counselors Henry B. Eyring and Dieter F. Uchtdorf. The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles is another authority within the Church and regularly meets with the First Presidency to govern the affairs of the world-wide Church and must reach unanimous decisions. For members of the Mormon faith these fifteen men are considered prophets, seers and revelators.

The app is currently available for Android users only. It is not an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints but its development was funded by Brigham Young University – Hawaii. You can find the app and download it to your Android devices at play.google.com.

Adam was born and raised in Southern California then went to high school in Arizona. He is currently pursuing a degree in English at BYU-Hawaii.