LDS women's conference goes back more than a century

When women gather across the globe for the LDS Church's general Relief Society meeting Saturday night, it will mark an annual event that dates back not just decades but more than a century.

Broadcast by satellite to church meetinghouses worldwide as well as by Internet streaming to individual homes, the 6 p.m. MDT session will feature messages from the general Relief Society presidency and a member of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

This annual meeting has for some time been held on the Saturday prior to the church's October general conference, with a similar meeting for LDS young women conducted just prior to April conferences.

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