Students watched general conference from Sea of Galilee

by | Apr. 23, 2013

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The recent general conference was especially memorable for dozens of students enrolled at the Brigham Young University Jerusalem Center for Near Eastern Studies.

Some 60 students gathered outside on the shore of the Sea of Galilee to watch the Sunday morning session of conference. A live Internet broadcast of the meeting was projected on the side of a shed located a short walk from the water.

The students—who were in Galilee as part of a 10-day trip to the region—recognized and appreciated the significance of listening to the words of modern day prophets and apostles in a sacred locale where the Lord and His apostles once walked and taught.

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