BYUMS November Luncheon - Life’s Lessons with Elder John H. Groberg

Joseph Smith Memorial Building - Sharon Room - 9th Floor - 15 E S Temple St Salt Lake City, 84150 - View Map U.S. - Salt Lake
Thu, Nov 10, 11:30 AM (MST)

About this event

Elder John H. Groberg was born and raised in Idaho Falls, Idaho, the third of eleven children. His service as a young missionary among the Tongan people has become somewhat legendary. Upon returning from his mission he married Jean Sabin in the Los Angeles Temple. They have been blessed with 11 children, 45 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

Elder Groberg loves the Lord and has served Him with all of his heart as a bishop, a mission president, a regional representative, as a member of the First Quorum of Seventy for 30 years, and as President of the Idaho Falls Temple. They have raised their family in Idaho Falls, Indiana, Tonga, Hawaii, Bountiful, Argentina and Hong Kong.

He is the author of five books, the first one In the Eye of the Storm about his experiences as a young missionary in Tonga, was made into the Disney distributed film The Other Side of Heaven. The second one The Fire of Faith about his and his families experiences when they returned to Tonga as Mission President, was made into a sequel movie The Other Side of Heaven 2: Fire of Faith. The other three titles are Anytime Anywhere, Refuge and Reality (which shares temple feelings and experiences) and most recently Eternity is Now.

His wife of 64 years passed away on October 8, 2021 from Leukemia. He is learning a new the importance of family and has an even deeper appreciation of his wife and his posterity. He has a strong testimony of our Savior Jesus Christ and His church on the earth today, of Temples, of The Book of Mormon, and of modern day Prophets. He loves missionaries and missionary work and knows that gathering Israel by helping build and strengthen the Kingdom of God on both sides of the veil is the most important work on earth today. 

Speaker

When

Thursday, Nov 10
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (MST)

Where

Joseph Smith Memorial Building - Sharon Room - 9th Floor
15 E S Temple St Salt Lake City84150

Organizers

  • BRIGHAM YOUNG

    BRIGHAM YOUNG

    SaltLakeBride.com

    President

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  • Allison Johnson

    Allison Johnson

    Immediate Past-President

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  • Kristina Southam

    Kristina Southam

    Sports Innovation Lab

    President Elect - Moral & Ethical Leadership Chair

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  • Nathan Giullian

    Nathan Giullian

    Executive Secretary

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  • Jason Parker

    Jason Parker

    Larson & Company

    Treasurer

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  • Lant Webb

    Lant Webb

    Stoker Ostler Wealth Advisors

    Past President

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  • Dave Austin

    Dave Austin

    Networking Committee Co-Chair

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  • Ashley farr

    Ashley farr

    Distinguished Utahn Committee Co-Chair

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  • Michael Poulter

    Michael Poulter

    Distinguished Utahn Committee Co-chair

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  • Steven Roberts

    Steven Roberts

    Scholarship Committee Chair

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  • Joshua Flade

    Joshua Flade

    TownSquare Capital

    Young Professionals Committee

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  • David Schlitter

    David Schlitter

    Brand Addict Media LLC

    Marketing Chair

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  • Tom Hallaq

    Tom Hallaq

    Marketing Vice Chair

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  • Nate Leishman

    Nate Leishman

    Professional Development Committee Member

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  • Pimmie Lopez

    Pimmie Lopez

    Chapter Leader

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