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October 2020 General Conference Will Be Virtual Only

October 2020 General Conference Will Be Virtual Only

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. Dear Brothers and Sisters: While some areas of the world continue to experience the effects of a serious pandemic, other areas do not. As a worldwide organization, we have an obligation to be good citizens …

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The Story Behind the Worldwide Choir Conference Performance

The Story Behind the Worldwide Choir Conference Performance

Latter-day Saints from around the world virtually joined The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square in a pre-recorded performance during the 190th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in April 2020. In addition to the historic significance of April’s general conference to ring in the bicentennial anniversary of Joseph Smith’s First Vision –one of the …

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The New Symbol of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

The New Symbol of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

In the Saturday Evening session of the 190th Annual General Conference, President Russell M. Nelson revealed a new symbol to help represent the focus of Jesus Christ at the center of the Church.   This new emblem emphasizes the name of Jesus Christ and His central role in all the Church does. The name of the Church is contained within …

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Meet Your New Young Men’s General Presidency

President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced the call of a new Young Men’s General Presidency. Brother Steven J. Lund is the new president, with Brother Ahmad Corbitt and Brother Bradley (Brad) R. Wilcox as his counselors. Brother Steven J. Lund, 66, was raised in Santa Rosa and Long …

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President Nelson Announces Solemn Assembly & Hosanna Shout

President Nelson Announces Solemn Assembly & Hosanna Shout

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Saturday morning, April 4, 2020, that a portion of the Sunday morning session of general conference will become a worldwide solemn assembly when he leads the Saints in the Hosanna Shout. “We pray that this conference will be memorable and unforgettable because of the messages you …

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What is the Hosanna Shout?

What is the Hosanna Shout

During the Saturday morning session, President Russell M. Nelson told the Saints they would participate in a solemn assembly and hosanna shout the following day. What is the Hosanna Shout and why is it important? How is the Hosanna Shout done? Continue reading for more information on this sacred ritual. The Hosanna Shout was first introduced to the Saints at …

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How to Watch the April 2020 General Conference

How to Watch the April 2020 General Conference

Here’s how you can tune into the 190th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Saturday, April 4 and Sunday, April 5  All times are in Mountain Daylight Time. Saturday Morning Session: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Saturday Afternoon Session: 2:00–4:00 p.m. Saturday Evening Session: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday Morning Session: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Sunday Afternoon Session: 2:00–4:00 …

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President Nelson Extends Personal Invitation to General Conference

President Nelson Extends Personal Invitation to General Conference

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect lives and disrupt normal activities, Church President Russell M. Nelson shared an invitation to all people to join in General Conference this weekend through technology and to rejoice in the comforting power of the revealed truths of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. Here is the full text of his invitation, as shared …

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Take a Closer Look at Why This Conference Will Be So Unforgettable

Take a Closer Look at Why This Conference Will Be So Unforgettable

As the semi-annual General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints draws close, a new video has been released. Entitled “Preparing for General Conference,” the video was created by the Church Newsroom and highlights why this Conference will be unlike any prior conference in the history of the Church.

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