Information for April 2012 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsThis 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 Church, Thomas S. Monson, as well as many other prominent Church leaders -- to 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 182nd General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints.

General Conference sessions will be held March 31st and April 1st at 10am and 2pm MDT, both days.

The four general sessions will be held on Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. mountain daylight time. The priesthood session will be held on Saturday, March 31, at 6:00 p.m. mountain daylight time.  

All sessions of General Conference are available, live, on the Internet HERE , excluding the General 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.

Church News and Events: Members Invited to Participate in April 2012 General Conference
Members and others around the world are invited to participate in the 182nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, to be held on March 31 and April 1, 2012.

Fun NEW Ways to Share General Conference using Social Media
With the April 2012 General Conference only days away have created some cool NEW, and fun, social media tools -- to help you invite others to come listen to living prophets speak. You can choose to use the video invitation, an awesome widget, various banners and/or blog buttons in deciding the best way for you to share the gospel online.

Once Again #TwitterStake to Gather for #LDSConf
With only days away from the 182nd General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon) members of the, unofficial,#TwitterStake are, once again, gearing up to share#LDSConf on Twitter. Tweeting LDS General Conference, every six months, has now become an established, favorite online tradition of many faithful Latter-day Saints, who have come to love social media because of its power to share the gospel online.

Deseret News: Bloggernacle Backbench - Preparing for LDS General Conference
"Oh my, it is that time again, time to pull together all the blogs I’ve been saving that spotlight creative and testimony-building activities that help families prepare for getting the most out of general conference. So without further ado, I present…"
LDS Newsroom Blog: General Conference

Following the April 2012 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 General Conference has something for you
"Everyone has something to gain from general conference, according to Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He says that with the companionship of the Holy Ghost, each individual participating in the conference is entitled to personal revelation."
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."

Best EVER 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 2012 General Conference Helps
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...

"General conference is intended to be a revelatory experience as participants learn from living prophets and apostles through the power and influence of the Holy Ghost. Proper preparation will help ensure that you get the most out of your conference experience."


Kathryn Skaggs

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