General Conference

September 26, 2022 01:53 PM MDT
We think Latter-day Saint traditions are at their best during general conference weekend. Check out what our readers look forward to most.
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Fun
By  Emily Abel
September 24, 2022 06:00 AM MDT
Help make this special weekend even more memorable with these delicious and easy meals your friends and family are sure to love.
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September 23, 2022 02:00 PM MDT
Cranes, dump trucks, and scaffolding may the primary landscape around the Salt Lake Temple and on Temple Square right now, but you can still have a fulfilling visit downtown!
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September 15, 2022 01:00 PM MDT
The General Conference Addresses, Journal Edition will have all the general conference addresses in one spiral-bound paperback.
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May 13, 2022 02:00 PM MDT
General conference footnotes tend to be an untapped treasure trove of resources: more articles to explore, new quotes to ponder, and even additional words from the speakers themselves.
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Fun
By  Emily Abel
April 11, 2022 02:00 PM MDT
Elder Andersen's family plays this game after conference. Now you can, too!
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April 06, 2022 11:16 AM MDT
General conference has a lot of great messages, so it can sometimes feel overwhelming. How do you know where to start in applying what you’ve learned?
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April 02, 2022 11:47 AM MDT
To help you remember the spirit you felt, here is one quote from each April 2022 general conference talk.
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March 30, 2022 04:49 PM MDT
President Ballard gave his first talk after very little notice—he didn't even have enough time to prepare notes.
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March 30, 2022 02:00 PM MDT
If you’re attending general conference, be aware of the construction and closures on Temple Square and check out some of these other great sites!
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By  Emily Abel
March 29, 2022 12:27 PM MDT
To delight of many, a women’s session of general conference will be held this year. Catch up on the history of the women’s session with this timeline.
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March 25, 2022 04:50 PM MDT
Focus on the wonderful things the speakers will say instead of trying to figure out what your family is going to eat!
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March 25, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Did you know that general conference was once held outside the US, and April 2020 was not the first time the public was not invited to attend?
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March 24, 2022 07:30 AM MDT
How have these statements from our prophet influenced the way you live the gospel?
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March 18, 2022 09:14 AM MDT
Perhaps no group on earth sees the imperfections of the human race more than a cleaning crew. But here’s what I’ve learned about the Lord’s work as a member of the Church’s special projects custodial crew.
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October 08, 2021 11:12 AM MDT
In his opening remarks at the October 2021 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson said, “I invite you to listen for three things during this conference: pure truth, the pure doctrine of Christ, and pure revelation.”
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October 03, 2021 05:21 PM MDT
A new TV special aired in between sessions of conference highlights the popular LDS Living podcast, which has garnered over 9.5 million downloads in the less than three years since its launch.
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Fun
October 01, 2021 03:13 PM MDT
Keeping track of all the members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles may be a challenge for many of us—but not for 18-month-old Oliver Austin.
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September 30, 2021 03:05 PM MDT
When you devote 8–10 hours of your weekend to sitting in front of a screen, you want to make sure you get as much out of it as possible, but how can you best prepare for general conference? And when it’s over, how can you best apply its teachings to your life?
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September 27, 2021 05:02 PM MDT
If you’re finding yourself asking “where do I watch general conference” or “how can I listen to general conference”, the Church has made it easier than ever to tune in this weekend.
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September 24, 2021 08:03 AM MDT
Join your favorite authors and artists to prepare your family and receive guidance and inspiration during general conference plus get special new discounts at Deseret Book every day!
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By  LDS Living
September 16, 2021 05:23 PM MDT
In a few weeks, people in far-flung locations worldwide will be streaming general conference online in dozens of languages.
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September 03, 2021 08:00 PM MDT
In the Sunday morning session of April 2021 general conference, President Nelson issued a direction invitation with a powerful promise:
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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter today, July 27, 2021, to leaders of the faith around the world.
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March 26, 2021 06:07 PM MDT
General conference is right around the corner! This Sunday marks the beginning of Work + Wonder's “Conference Prep Week.” What's that, you ask? Each conference, Work + Wonder gives you a different prompt for the days leading up to conference to help you prepare for and get more out of general conference weekend.
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March 09, 2021 03:00 PM MST
General Conference is something we all look forward to twice a year. We know Church leaders spend so much time preparing to speak to us. But how are we preparing to listen to them? How can we be ready to receive counsel from our leaders and get the most out of the experience? And how do we make the experience last longer than conference weekend? Here are a few excellent resources to help you and your family get ready for general conference, make your conference study and note-taking easier, and help you reflect and revisit the talks in the weeks and months to come.
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February 01, 2021 05:00 PM MST
The team at Work + Wonder has been producing beautiful general conference workbooks since April 2018 to help members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints transform their conference experience. Now in its 7th iteration, this fantastic conference prep resource will be available in Deseret Book stores and online at DeseretBook.com!
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September 29, 2020 06:56 PM MDT
I searched every corner of the internet to find what religion I identified with. But I had completely missed the gold mine that is general conference.
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For many people around the globe, bended knee is the posture of prayer, the place we go for ultimate hope when we have nowhere else to turn.
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July 31, 2020 03:56 PM MDT
One of the many ways April general conference was "unforgettable" was the introduction of “The Restoration of the Fulness of the Gospel of Jesus Christ: A Bicentennial Proclamation to the World.”
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June 04, 2020 01:03 PM MDT
The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has shared the following letter about the October 2020 general conference with Church members everywhere.
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April 08, 2020 11:59 AM MDT
Text for the April 2020 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is now available online and in the Gospel Library app. Now you can listen to, mark up, and review the most recent sessions of general conference as you strive to incorporate the words, promises, invitations, and insights of our prophet and Church leaders.
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April 08, 2020 11:00 AM MDT
When Craig Fisher first heard President Russell M. Nelson talk in conference, he never would have guessed that he had a connection to him that would change his understanding of God.
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March 30, 2020 11:00 AM MDT
Latter-day Saints around the world have been anticipating April 2020 general conference ever since President Russell M. Nelson promised a bicentennial celebration of the First Vision and a general conference that would be “not only memorable but also unforgettable” for those who prepared for the event.
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March 19, 2020 07:35 PM MDT
The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sent the following letter March 19, 2020, to Latter-day Saints around the world. See the latest updates on how COVID-19 is impacting Saints worldwide.
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March 11, 2020 02:00 PM MDT
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February 28, 2020 05:00 PM MST
At the end of the October 2019 general conference, President Russell M. Nelson said that April 2020 conference would be "different from any previous conference."
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February 27, 2020 06:53 PM MST
► Related content: The Church and Coronavirus: A Timeline of News Releases and Media Coverage
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January 10, 2020 03:00 PM MST
Editor's Note: Our new weekly Friday column, “Found in the Footnotes,” will explore some of the footnotes from remarks given by General Authorities and general officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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January 08, 2020 11:23 PM MST
The Saturday evening session of April 2020 general conference will already be unlike any previous session of conference, since the session which is typically the Priesthood session will be for all members ages 11 and up.
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January 02, 2020 09:18 PM MST
Renovation season at Temple Square has officially begun as the Salt Lake Temple closed Saturday, December 29.
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December 13, 2019 01:00 PM MST
“Alexa, play general conference, please.” “Okay, playing general conference.”
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October 08, 2019 01:00 PM MDT
During the women’s session of general conference Saturday night, Young Women General President Sister Bonnie H. Cordon shared an updated version of the Young Women theme. It now reads:
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October 07, 2019 02:00 PM MDT
In celebration of the 200th anniversary of the First Vision, President Nelson announced, "General conference next April will be different from any previous conference. In the next six months, I hope that every member and every family will prepare for a unique conference that will commemorate the very foundations of the restored gospel."
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By  LDS Living
October 03, 2019 02:04 PM MDT
Latter-day Saint Randy Harward created a video that captures, in just 173 seconds, many of the powerful moments and testimonies from the April 2019 general conference. Here's a quick recap to help you prepare and get excited as another general conference approaches.
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October 02, 2019 09:08 AM MDT
There’s an electric, almost tangible buzz in the air around this time of year that settles over Temple Square and Latter-day Saint chapels throughout the world—and it has nothing to do with changing weather. It’s general conference time.
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By  Bob Walker
October 02, 2019 08:51 AM MDT
The following article has been republished with permission.
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By  LDS Living
October 01, 2019 01:51 PM MDT
Church leaders have often spoken about the care and prayer that goes into preparing their talks for general conference.
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September 30, 2019 09:00 AM MDT
*The following article previously ran on LDS Living in October 2015.
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Fun
September 28, 2019 11:32 AM MDT
There are two things Latter-day Saints get really excited about: general conference and Disney. So what happens when you put them together?
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By  Emily Abel
July 20, 2019 11:00 AM MDT
Elder Uchtdorf often tells stories that remind us of bedtime stories as a kid—but even better because these are based on eternal truths.
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