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Elder F. Melvin Hammond to speak at Feb. 10 devotional

Elder F. Melvin Hammond, a member of the First Quorum of Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will speak at a campus devotional Tuesday, Feb. 10, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center on the Brigham Young University campus.

The devotional will be broadcast live on KBYU (Channel 11), KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Television and BYU-Radio satellite networks and on

It will be rebroadcast Sunday, Feb. 15, on BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. It will also be rebroadcast Sunday, Feb. 22, on KBYU (Channel 11) at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., on BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. and on KBYU-FM (89.1) at 8 p.m.

Elder Hammond was called to serve in the First Quorum of Seventy of the LDS Church on April 4, 1993, after serving as a member of the Second Quorum of Seventy since April 1, 1989.

He has served as president of the Mexico South Area of the Church and as a counselor in numerous other area presidencies.

Elder Hammond has worked as a religion professor at Ricks College and served eight terms in the Idaho State Legislature, working for three terms as minority leader.

Writer: Thomas Grover

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