General Authorities and General Officers

Elder Dale G. Renlund

Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Elder Dale G. Renlund was named an Apostle of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on October 3, 2015.

Elder Renlund had served in the First Quorum of the Seventy since April 2009 prior to being named to the Quorum of the Twelve. He previously served in the presidency of the Africa Southeast Area and as a member of the Fifth Quorum of the Seventy in the Utah Salt Lake City Area.

After receiving B.A. and M.D. degrees from the University of Utah, Elder Renlund received further medical and research training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was a Professor of Medicine at the University of Utah and the Medical Director of the Utah Transplantation Affiliated Hospitals (UTAH) Cardiac Transplant Program.

Elder Renlund has served in numerous church callings including full-time missionary in Sweden, stake president, bishop, and Area Seventy.

Elder Renlund was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, in November 1952. He married Ruth Lybbert in 1977. They are the parents of one daughter.

Recent articles, addresses, and speeches

Through God’s EyesOctober 2015 General Conference

Latter-day Saints Keep on TryingApril 2015 General Conference

Preserving the Heart’s Mighty ChangeOctober 2009 General Conference

All General Conference talks by Dale G. Renlund

Full Name Dale G. Renlund

Born November 1952

Place of Birth Salt Lake City, Utah, United States