2019 BYU Winter Devotional Lineup to Include Elders Uchtdorf, Soares

Contributed By Danielle Christensen, Church News contributor

  • 2 January 2019

Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks at BYU during a campus devotional on Tuesday, October 16, 2018. BYU News recently released the lineup of speakers for devotionals and forums for winter 2019, which includes Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Elder Ulisses Soares, and Pixar story and branding consultant Matt Luhn.  Photo by Scott G Winterton, Deseret News.

BYU News released a schedule of who will be speaking during the 2019 winter semester devotionals and forums. These addresses are held every Tuesday at 11:05 and are open to the public.

This winter’s lineup features a variety of speakers from leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to BYU employees and industry leaders and thinkers. The 2019 winter schedule also includes a performance devotional that will showcase the talent of BYU Arts.

Devotionals and forums are broadcast and streamed live on BYUtvClassical 89 FM, and BYU Radio. They will also be archived on speeches.byu.edu.

See a monthly schedule below:


  • January 8: President and Sister Worthen (devotional)
  • January 15: Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (devotional)
  • January 22: Elder Lawrence E. Corbridge, General Authority Seventy (devotional)
  • January 29: Matt Luhn, story and branding consultant for Pixar (forum)


  • February 5: Elder Ulisses Soares, Quorum of the Twelve Apostles (devotional)
  • February 12: Carrie Roberts, BYU Athletics (devotional)
  • February 26: Kay Jamison, clinical psychologist and author (forum)


  • March 5: Performance devotional
  • March 12: Elder Carlos A. Godoy, General Authority Seventy (devotional)
  • March 19: Elder Randall K. Bennett, General Authority Seventy (devotional)
  • March 26: Sugata Mitra, Newcastle University, England (forum)


  • April 2: Jason Carroll, BYU School of Family Life (devotional)
  • April 9: Brother M. Joseph Brough, Second Counselor in the Young Men General Presidency (devotional)
  • April 16: Unforum