The Ministry of an Apostle

Let them journey from thence, preaching the word by the way, saying none other things than that which the prophets and apostles have written, and that which is taught them by the Comforter, through the prayer of faith...

...when it was day, he called his disciples; and of them he chose twelve, whom also he named apostles....  Then he called his twelve disciples together, and he gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.  And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick....  They departed, and went through the towns, preaching the gospel, and healing everywhere....  They continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers; and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles...

Apostles Active in the Conference

Gary Whiting*
(Quorum President)
Western Africa &
Eastern North America

Randy Vick
(Quorum Secretary)
Asia, Pacific &
Eastern Europe

Kent Pedersen
Central North America
& Canada

Hugh Caldwell*
South America

Avilio Herrera
Mexico &
Central America

Rex Curtis* **
Southern Africa

Patrick McKay
Western Europe, Western North America & Bridge-Building

Roger "Sinnagwin" McKinney
Native America Ministries

*    Member of Quorum Travel Committee
** Liaison to Missionary Funding Committee

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Message to the Saints

In April 2016, a Revelation was brought forward by Patriarch Fred Greene, calling two men to the office of apostle (Gary R. Whiting and Randy L. Vick), stating "they shall meet with much prayer and fasting and shall be given the names of the other ten Apostles to be ordained...These Apostles shall be charged with gathering all the scattered Saints into one body. This effort is to begin in this land and then reach out to the world. It is my will that all those who desire to be engaged in the marvelous work that is about to come forth be strengthened, united and prepared..."

In December 2016, these brothers presented a letter (epistle) addressed to saints of the Restoration, wherein they called the saints to a remembrance of who we are and what we have been called to. The Saints were asked to humble themselves before the Lord and surrender pride of place, choosing generosity toward those in the Restoration in favor of the urgent work of God's Kingdom.

Since that time, additional apostles were called and ordained.  Together they petitioned the Lord for clarity in the mission He lay before them.  In June 2017 they shared an apostolic declaration, which serves as the apostles' mission statement going forward, by defining the parameters within which they understand their authority. They state there, "We sense a mantle of authority has rested upon us in this office and our desire is to serve faithfully in that calling and no further."

We invite you to review each of these documents and join us in putting your tithes, your obedience to God, and your purposed effort into the work of building up God's Kingdom throughout the world.

Items Authored by Apostles Active in the Conference

Document TitleDescriptionWhen PublishedDownload
An Epistle to the Saints in the Last DaysLetter to the Saints regarding challenges to be faced in the last days2021-04PDF
An Epistle (letter) of Love to the SaintsLetter of encouragement to the Saints2020-03PDF
Detailed Response to Brazilian TestimoniesA 44-page response to the Brazilian testimonies identified in the 2017-11-08 letter to the Saints2017-12-01PDF
Response to Brazilian ExperienceLetter to the Saints regarding testimonies relating to Brazil, angel visitations and Book of Mormon plates2017-11-08PDF
Apostolic DeclarationMission statement defining the parameters within which the apostles understand they have authority.2017-06-03PDF
Letter to the Restoration SaintsAddressed to the Saints. From apostles Gary Whiting and Randy Vick2016-12-11PDF