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The Biggest General Conference Rumor No One’s Talking About

The Biggest General Conference Rumor No One's Talking About

Have you heard? We’re switching to a two-hour church block! The Mormon Tabernacle Choir is changing its name! Missionaries will wear casual clothes! There is going to be so many new temples! Rumors always float around as a General Conference weekend approaches, but there seems to be a bit more spark to things this time. Maybe it has something to …

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New Security Guidelines Released for General Conference

People planning to attend the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will notice some changes designed to improve security and enhance the patron experience at the Conference Center. The fall sessions of general conference are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7, 2018, on Temple Square in Salt Lake City. Here …

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5 Ways You Can Start Ministering TODAY

5 Ways You Can Start Ministering TODAY

During the most recent General Conference, major changes were made to how members of the Church serve one another. The programs of home and visiting teaching were retired and were replaced by “ministering.” President Russell M. Nelson described ministering as a coordinated effort to help people meet their spiritual and temporal needs. While ministering has yet to truly be implemented …

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April 2018 General Conference Talks Available in Text, Video

April 2018 General Conference Talks Available in Text, Video

All sessions of the 188th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now available online in both text and video format. You can access all of the talks here on LDS.org.  In May, the talks will also be issued in the Ensign and Liahona magazines. A historic conference, you will not be able to …

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Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes

Seven Temples Announced as April 2018 General Conference Closes

As the final session of the Church’s 188th annual general conference came to a close, Russell M. Nelson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced plans to build seven new temples. These temples will be in the following locations: Salta, Argentina; Bengaluru, India; Managua Nicaragua; Cagayan de Oro, Philippines; Layton, Utah; Richmond, Virginia; and a major …

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‘Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

‘Ministering’ to Replace Home and Visiting Teaching

President Russell M. Nelson announced Sunday afternoon that the Church’s home and visiting teaching programs will be replaced by a coordinated, more personalized approach known as “ministering.” “For months, we have been seeking a better way to minister to the spiritual and temporal needs of our people in the Savior’s way,” President Nelson said. “We have made the decision to …

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Changes Announced to LDS Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

Changes Announced to LDS Church’s Adult Priesthood Quorums

President Russell M. Nelson announced two significant organizational changes Saturday night designed to help everyday Latter-day Saints in congregations throughout the world minister more like Jesus Christ. “Tonight we announce a significant restructuring of our Melchizedek Priesthood quorums to accomplish the work of the Lord more effectively,” President Nelson said during the general priesthood session in the Conference Center on …

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New Young Women Presidency Announced at April 2018 General Conference

New Young Women Presidency Announced at April 2018 General Conference

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new Young Women general presidency and a new first counselor in the Primary general presidency during the Saturday afternoon session of the 188th Annual General Conference. President Dallin H. Oaks of the First Presidency announced that Bonnie H. Cordon will serve as general president of the …

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Two New Apostles Announced, Solemn Assembly Held at General Conference

Two New Apostles Announced, Solemn Assembly Held at General Conference

President Russell M. Nelson was sustained Saturday as prophet, seer, revelator and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during a solemn assembly of Church members worldwide on March 31, 2018. Dallin H. Oaks was sustained as first counselor and Henry B. Eyring as second counselor in the First Presidency — the Church’s highest governing body. The …

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