Facebook of the Twelve

It is true.  The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles are now on Facebook. While it has yet to be determined if they have actually seen their pages, we know that this is a great effort on the Church’s part to help the Brethren be part of the Social Media discourse.

I have included the links on the bottom of the page so you can “like” them, because there is no big honkin’ “LOVE” button you can click.

Last night as I was thinking about this, a few thoughts crossed my mind…

• Finally! A Facebook group where they can play “Words With Friends” and nobody cheats.

• We will learn – very quickly –  if any of the Brethren are cat-lovers.

• There is a potential for mind-boggling “places”maps.

• How many times can you “poke” the Brethren before you get a call from your Bishop?

• The Brethren can now learn about the magical properties of essential oils.

• While the Brethren just became that much more cool, Facebook just became that much more un-cool. No disrespect, but my teenagers think that the fact that I have a Facebook presence  already decimated the “cool” factor.

• If Elder Oaks and Elder Holland get deep into a thread, most of us probably won’t understand what they are talking about.

• Even President Packer has a page.  I’m guessing that it would NOT be a good idea to invite him to play Candy Crush Saga on a Sunday.

• Elder Scott’s posts will always be better the second time you read them.

• We might find out if Elder Eyring is the Real Napster.

• Don’t play Scrabble with Elder Oaks.  You have been warned.

• President Monson has way more “likes” than the rest of the Brethren – even President Uchtdorf.  Good thing this isn’t the “Quorum of the MiaMaids,” or it might get messy.

• Since President Uchtdorf’s page went live, my post has received more “likes” than any body else’s. To me, it makes total sense.

• Might be time for some people to clean up their Facebook act.  (The equivalent of having your parents at your party.)

• Only a matter of time before we hear Elder Bednar teach us a Farmville allegory.

• People will all use capital LOL’s when one of them makes a joke.

• I hope the guy in charge of moderating the comments during General Conference has a stash of Red Bull handy. And an upgraded “delete” key.

• The next leadership training broadcast will probably include proper hashtag instruction.

I love these men, and when it comes to what they have to share, more is better.

Here are the links to the real Facebook pages:
















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  1. I totally broke out in giggles while reading this!!!
    (and I became VERY thankful that part of my conversion process included me listening to Divine prompts and cleaning up my quite extensive FBook LBC (Life-Before-Church) presence!

    Thanks again for the very clever blog! I love to giggle!
    May your weekend be a Blessed one!

  2. Thanks for letting us know MMM! Hopefully we’ll get those “Like” numbers up in the millions pretty quickly 🙂

  3. Thanks for letting us know, MMM! Hopefully we can get those “Like” numbers up in the millions here pretty quick 🙂

  4. Thanks so much! I have laughed and laughed reading not only the blog today but also the comments after it. I’m going to share this on my FB page so I can find it later.

  5. And hidden in the “about” section is this new definition of eternal life 🙂

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  6. Stellar post! Legit laughing out loud.

    And for the love of all that’s holy and diet coke, would you plesae double check your “speeling”. Apparently, some Unknown gets bugged.

    Unless of course that’s your EC making comments and then by all means she gets to call you out on it!

    1. MMM, ‘Unknown’ must not be a long time reader of your blog or he/she would know you don’t often spell check before you post.

  7. Even though I can’t say I’ve read every one of your blog entries. This one is by far my favorite of your (not-always-serious) entries. Very clever!

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