2014 CES Devotional Speakers Announced

  • 3 January 2014

Young adults listen to the first CES devotional address of 2013 by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf at the BYU Marriott Center January 13, 2013.  Photo by Scott G. Winterton, Deseret News.

The Church has announced the speakers for the 2014 CES devotionals. Elder Tad R. Callister of the Presidency of the Seventy was the first speaker on January 12, 2014

Throughout the year, the following Apostles and Church leaders will address young adults ages 18–30, married and single:

March 2, 2014

Linda K. Burton, general president of the Relief Society 

May 4, 2014

Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

September 14, 2014

Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

November 2, 2014

Elder Donald L. Hallstrom of the Presidency of the Seventy


From left: Linda K. Burton, Elder M. Russell Ballard, Elder D. Todd Christofferson, Elder Donald L. Hallstrom.

All devotionals will be broadcast at 6:00 p.m. mountain time, and live audio and video broadcasts will be available at mormonchannel.org in English and at cesdevotionals.lds.org in American Sign Language, English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. The Church’s Facebook page will also include live English video of the devotionals, under the “Live Broadcast” tab.

The broadcasts will also be available in English on Mormon Channel HD Radio and the following BYU Broadcasting services: BYU Television (BYUtv), BYU RadioKBYU TV (Eleven), and KBYU FM Radio (Classical 89). They will be available in Spanish and Portuguese on BYU Television International

Within three weeks of each devotional, the audio and video will be archived online at cesdevotionals.lds.org in several languages. Video, PDFs, and audio of previous devotionals are also available online in multiple languages.

English audio and video podcasts of previous devotionals are available online for free download at cesdevotionals.lds.org.

Archives of the CES devotionals are also now available in the “Institute” collection of the Gospel Library app.