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10 of our favorite resources to prepare your family for general conference

We get excited every spring and fall as general conference draws closer. It's such an incredible blessing to learn from our leaders, strengthen our testimonies, increase our understanding of the gospel, and feel God's love for us. We're looking forward to preparing our homes, hearts, and families to hear the words of our leaders before the October 2020 general conference is broadcast to members around the world.

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland has said of the Church's general conferences that “it is an institutional declaration that the heavens are open, that divine guidance is as real today as it was for the ancient house of Israel, that God our Heavenly Father loves us and speaks His will through a living prophet.”

Perhaps you, too, are seeking some divine guidance from the upcoming general conference sessions. The good news is there are many resources to help guide you on your way! Here's a look at just some of the tools that can help you find the inspiration you seek.

General Conference Addresses: Journal Edition, October 2020

Find all the text from the October 2020 General Conference with extra-wide margins to take notes, write impressions, or doodle as you read. This journal will change the way you study conference talks.

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General Conference Family Prep Packet - October 2020

Download your free copy of the General Conference Family Prep Packet or pick it up in stores! In this packet, you’ll find family activities, mouth-watering recipes, guided journal pages, and application lessons to help get your family in the right frame of mind before, during, and after the conference weekend.

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Hear Him: A Study Guide on Personal Revelation

The pages of Hear Him: A Study Guide on Personal Revelation are filled with inspirational messages, study ideas, writing prompts, journaling space, and shareable cards meant to help guide a more personal study of revelation.

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The Parable of the Cheetahs, The Parable of the Crocodiles

Study two beloved conference parables with your whole family! The Parable of the Crocodiles from President Boyd K. Packer and The Parable of the Cheetahs from Elder David A. Bednar are presented in a single, unique “flip-book” format with guided prompts and journal pages to make family scripture study an engaging and uplifting experience.

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The Second Coming of the Lord

Looking for a refresher on what prophets and apostles have said about the Second Coming? Get the updated edition of Gerald N. Lund's bestseller, The Coming of the Lord. This trusted resource has been fully updated and rewritten to include new commentary, scriptural insights, the most recent statements from prophets, seers, and revelators, and an in-depth examination of prophecies that have already been fulfilled, including those that have occurred since the original publication 50 years ago.

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Sunday Fun Magnetic Tin

If busy books and Bingo aren’t cutting it for your family, this magnetic tin is a great quiet-play resource for young kids! It’s compact, easy to store the pieces inside the tin, and includes 66 magnets and home, family, and Primary background scenes.

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Live Life Deliciously with Tara Teaspoon

Elevate your conference weekend cooking with Tara Teaspoon! As a former food editor and stylist with Martha Stewart and food director of Ladies' Home Journal magazine, Tara shares more than 120 delicious show-stopping recipes that are designed to impress. From leisurely weekend brunches spent over burrata cheese with grilled peaches and orange zest chimichurri to easy weeknight rice bowls with carrot-ginger dressing, Tara explains how to master several special go-to dishes from the culinary capitals of the world. 

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My Book of Mormon Friends

Teach your kids that the heroes found in the Book of Mormon aren't that different from all of us! They lived in families, played, and worked hard. My Book of Mormon Friends helps bring Book of Mormon characters and their attributes to life for young children who are just getting to know their stories and examples. As children read, they'll learn how they can be obedient like Sariah, brave like Abinadi, helpful like Ammon, strong like Nephi, and responsible like Mormon.

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175 Temple Symbols and Their Meanings

Without fail, one of the most important messages we hear at conference is the importance of the temple. Dive deeper into the rich symbols and truths regarding ancient and modern temples, including temple architecture, rituals and ordinances, sacred clothing, sacrificial offerings, and more.

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Teachings of President Russell M. Nelson

Get to know our beloved prophet, President Russell M. Nelson, in a whole new way! Gathered from President Nelson's decades of church service, this collection contains his teachings on more than 100 timely and relevant topics, including ministering, dealing with opposition, revelation, and more.

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