News Release

General Conference, Again We Learn

Semi-Annual General Conference Of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Convenes



Five remaining sessions of general conference will be broadcast live from the Conference Centre at the following times (Mountain Daylight Time):

  • Saturday Morning Session, October 1, 10:00 a.m.
  • Saturday Afternoon Session, October 1, 2:00 p.m.
  • General Priesthood Session, October 1, 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday Morning Session, October 2, 10:00 a.m.
  • Sunday Afternoon Session, October 2, 2:00 p.m.

The general priesthood session is for the men and young men of the Church ages 12 and older.

General conferences are held every spring and fall. Spring meetings are called annual conferences, and those in fall are referred to as semi-annual. The first general conference was held in 1830, the year the Church was first organized. Church membership is now more than 15.6 million worldwide.

A Global Audience

The Conference Centre seats 21,000 people for each session. Millions more around the world will view or listen in more than 80 languages at over 7,400 Church buildings in over 100 countries via television, radio, satellite and internet broadcasts. The meetings are provided in a total of 94 languages.

Live Viewing Options

In addition to broadcasts in local Latter-day Saint chapels around the globe via the Church satellite system, the Church streams and broadcasts the conference live on, BYUtv, BYUtv International, the Mormon Channel on YouTube, Roku and Facebook.

In the Africa Southwest area many congregations will view conference sessions in their own buildings view downloads and at another time. Those times are available from their local leaders.

The Church will immediately post conference messages in multiple languages through its official social media channels. The public is encouraged to share those messages using the #LDSconf hashtag.

Conference coverage, including photos, will be published on and its social channels, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Google+. The news media and others may also subscribe to receive email updates.

Women’s Session

Saturday 24 September the women and girls of the church were able to gather for the Women's session of the conference.  Girls from age eight and women are invited to learn from their leaders and from the First Presidency.


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