President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson.

President Russell M. Nelson and his wife, Sister Wendy Nelson.

Guest artists for President Russell M. Nelson’s 95th birthday celebration, scheduled for September 6, 2019, have been announced. Latter-day Saint performing artists Jenny Oaks Baker & Family Four, GENTRI, The Bonner Family, Nathan Pacheco, and Donny Osmond will join The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square for the evening celebration.

The birthday celebration will share insights into the life, ministry and service of President Nelson. Videos will focus on how his career, family and ministry have shaped who he is as a special witness of Jesus Christ. The former heart surgeon was called to the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in April 1984. He also served as the Sunday School general president. President Nelson became the 17th president of the Church in January 2018.

In addition to the live celebration at the Conference Center at 7:30pm MDT, the program will be rebroadcast in seven languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Mandarin and ASL.

Complimentary tickets for the prophet’s birthday celebration will be available at beginning Tuesday, July 30, at 9:00 a.m. and will be limited to two tickets per individual.

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