Information for October 2011 general Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  This much anticipated meeting will be held in the LDS Conference Center, Salt Lake City, Utah. This is an exciting time for Mormons worldwide!  We have the opportunity to hear from our Prophet and President of the Mormon Church, Thomas S. Monson, as well as many other prominent Church leaders.  We receive relevant counsel and direction to help strengthen us as individuals, and as a people committed to living the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

About General Conference:
"General conference is a semiannual gathering of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. During general conference weekend, Church members and others who are interested gather worldwide in a series of two-hour sessions to receive inspiration and instruction from Church leaders.

Information for viewing and listening to The 181st General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints.

General Conference sessions will be held Oct 1-2 at 10am and 2pm MST.    

You can also watch, online, all sessions of the LDS General Conference,  live -- HERE .  The first session of General Conference will be streamed live at 10:00 am MDT on Saturday, October 1, 2011. (excluding the 5pm MST priesthood session)

It just keeps getting better because NOW you can watch LDS General Conference on FACEBOOK and share it with all your friends!

You can also follow the Twitter hashtag #LDSConf HERE.

LDS Newsroom Blog: Thousands to Attend 181st Semiannual General Conference

Following the 2011 General Conference, you can watch, listen or read, as well as download all sessions -- HERE.

Here are some great links that will inspire and help you and your family better prepare for General Conference:

Why Conference Matter?  Watch this new video produced by the Church, where President Monson and members of the LDS Church explain the importance of General Conference.

Preparing Our Children for General Conference  You can help your children - whatever their age - learn from conference.

Conference Participation Brings Blessings, First Presidency Says
"Why is it important to participate in general conference? The First Presidency, sustained as prophets and apostles, have repeatedly given reasons why it is important to attend, listen to, or watch the broadcasts of all general conference sessions and then, following conference, to review the messages during the ensuing months and live according to the inspiration received."

Behind the Scenes of General Conference
"An extraordinary amount of work requiring the coordination of many Church departments and hundreds of people around the world goes into preparing for general conference. The five sessions of conference draw a total of about 100,000 people to the Conference Center every six months and are broadcast to millions more around the world."

General Conference Activities for Children
Fun activities from the Friend and other LDS resources. 

LDS Conference has something for you

Learning to Love General Conference
"When I was young, I did not look forward to general conference like I do now."

Conference has changed since 1911, but the message hasn't
"The world was different a century year ago. Automobiles and motion pictures were relatively new inventions. A man could buy a nicely tailored wool suit for less than $30 dollars, and a bottle of Sarsaparilla made all of a person’s aches and pains go away."

General Conference Recipes
"As the family gathers for general conference, it's a time to be prepared to be spiritually filled. But there still are three meals that a family expects to be fed. From breakfast to desserts, here are a few recipes from LDS cookbooks that can help."

Mormon Mommy Blogs: Preparing Yourself for General Conference
"Most people who know me know how I feel about General Conference. Love. It is my semi-annual recharging of the spiritual batteries. General Conference weekend makes me happy. I have found that I get so much more out of conference when I intentionally prepare for it. Here are a few quotes and ideas to help you get in the General Conference mindset."

April 2011 Conference Packet from Sugardoodle
If you have wiggle worms in your house, this is a must click!

You might also enjoy watching this video of highlights from the most recent General Conference...

Through whatever means that have available to you, make sure and share this information about our upcoming General Conference, with your family and friends.

Kathryn Skaggs

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