Sister Rosemary M. Wixom

Sister Rosemary M. Wixom

Former Primary General President

Biography:

Sister Rosemary M. Wixom served for six years as the 12th general president of the Primary.   She was released in April General Conference of 2016.  She has served on the Primary general board, the Young Women general board, and with her husband as he served as president of the Washington D.C. South Mission.

She was raised in Salt Lake City and attended Utah State University, where she graduated in elementary education. She and her husband, B. Jackson Wixom, are the parents of six children and have sixteen grandchildren.  

Sister Wixom is drawn to the scripture, "Wherefore, be of good cheer, and do not fear, for I the Lord am with you, and will stand by you; and ye shall bear record of me, even Jesus Christ, that I am the Son of the living God, that I was, that I am, and that I am to come" (D&C 68:6).

Spiritual Preparation

We invite you to study and ponder on the scriptures and other preparation resources below previous to attending devotional. As you come more spiritually prepared the Spirit will have greater power to inspire you, teach you, and to testify to you of the truthfulness of the principles that will be taught.

Pre-devotional discussion:

  •  True story: Doug, age 17, was at a party when a friend approached him and said, "Hey Doug, I need to leave in a minute, but is it true you are a Mormon?"
    "Yes," Doug replied. His friend said, "I've always wanted to talk to a Mormon.  Tell me, what would be in it for me if I joined your church?" 

    Please share on the discussion board in two or three sentences what you would say in response. 

Scriptures:

"Repentance" in the Bible Dictionary
D&C 19:16

2 Nephi 4:17-34

Ether 12:27

Romans 12:2

Acts 3:19