Hearken, O ye people of my church, saith the voice of him who dwells on high, and whose eyes are upon all men; yea, verily I say: Hearken ye people from afar; and ye that are upon the islands of the sea, listen together.—Doctrine and Covenants 1:1
Oh, how we need general conference! Through conferences our faith is fortified and our testimonies deepened. —Robert D. Hales
This Day in LDS History
1830: Joseph Smith organizes The Church of Jesus Christ in Fayette, New York, and receives D&C 21 during the course of the meetings.
1893: President Wilford Woodruff dedicates the Salt Lake Temple.
1941: The first general conference broadcasts beyond Utah commence when the saints in Idaho and southern California receive the proceedings by radio.
1995: Henry B. Eyring is ordained as a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.
2000: President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicates the Palmyra New York Temple.
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