191st Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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13 new temple locations announced by President Nelson as conference closes

13 new temple locations announced by President Nelson as conference closes

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 9:54 p.m.

Plans to build 13 new temples were announced by President Russell M. Nelson on Sunday at the end of the 191st Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Renovation of the Provo Utah Temple was also announced.
General conference special: Blind faith

General conference special: Blind faith

Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 8:37 p.m.

One of the key defense pieces of the Cache Valley Kraken water polo team is their senior goalie Benjamin Lehnig. He's 6-foot-3, with a wingspan nearly as long. Benjamin is good, treading water almost half his life.
General conference special: All in

General conference special: All in

Candice Madsen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 5:24 p.m.

What does it mean to be "all in" the gospel of Jesus Christ in the latter days? The answers might surprise you.
Sunday afternoon session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

Sunday afternoon session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Oct. 3 - 4:07 p.m.

KSL.com is also providing the latest talk summaries and announcements from the October 2021 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
General conference special: A great work: the power in us

General conference special: A great work: the power in us

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 1:25 p.m.

The prophet for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has called upon the youth of the church to lay the foundation of a great work. Hear stories of several youths who are having a powerful influence on those around them as they develop their talents and help their families succeed.
General conference special: Sacred images

General conference special: Sacred images

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 12:45 p.m.

During the pandemic, leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints requested a new vision for the foyers or entryways of church meetinghouses — the art to reflect a deeper reverence for the Lord Jesus Christ. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the church's art collection and how copies of those works are made and sent worldwide.
Sunday morning session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

Sunday morning session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Oct. 3 - 11:56 a.m.

KSL.com is providing the latest talk summaries and announcements from the October 2021 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Saturday night session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

Saturday night session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Oct. 2 - 8:13 p.m.

KSL.com is providing the latest talk summaries and announcements from the October 2021 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
General conference special: Inside church headquarters

General conference special: Inside church headquarters

Sarah Jane Weaver, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 7:05 p.m.

A look at the inner workings at church headquarters for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Attend an executive council meeting with apostles and other leaders to hear what happens during these important gatherings, and go inside other committee meetings to gain a better understanding of how things work.
Saturday afternoon session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

Saturday afternoon session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Oct. 2 - 4:07 p.m.

KSL.com is providing the latest talk summaries and announcements from the October 2021 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
General conference special: A shift of heart

General conference special: A shift of heart

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 4:06 p.m.

If you own a T-shirt with a design on it, you have Ed "Big Daddy" Roth to thank for it. He was in Southern California in the early hot rod days, doing custom graphics and pin striping. Missionaries converted Roth to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints later in life, and he moved to Manti because it was quiet and had a temple.
Saturday morning session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

Saturday morning session: Summaries from Latter-day Saint general conference

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Oct. 2 - 12:34 p.m.

KSL.com is providing the latest talk summaries and announcements from the October 2021 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
General conference special: Redeemed: The Sione Havili Story

General conference special: Redeemed: The Sione Havili Story

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 12:15 p.m.

In the cool fall air, gunshots pierce the night. Two Tongan gangs fight for turf. Sione Havili didn't disclose his involvement and went to served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was returned home, and what happened afterward is a story of redemption.
General conference special: History of the Saints

General conference special: History of the Saints

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 9:30 a.m.

Joseph Smith has been declared a prophet of God for nearly two centuries. Millions on both sides of the veil know Brother Joseph by the witness of the Spirit and the fruit of his work. Those who knew him best, loved him most. This History of the Saints presentation is their testimony. 
Church of Jesus Christ launches new digital features for October 2021 general conference

Church of Jesus Christ launches new digital features for October 2021 general conference

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 12:47 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is using digital innovations to make the October 2021 general conference more accessible to viewers.
The Tabernacle Choir has developed a Swiss cheese stack strategy for preventing COVID-19. Here's how it works

The Tabernacle Choir has developed a Swiss cheese stack strategy for preventing COVID-19. Here's how it works

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 12:21 p.m.

Choir members are 'overjoyed' to be singing together again after more than 18 months apart.
'For every race, language and people': 5 lessons from an increasingly international Latter-day Saint conference

'For every race, language and people': 5 lessons from an increasingly international Latter-day Saint conference

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 4 - 9:10 p.m.

Here are five key takeaways we learned from the 191st Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Sunday Afternoon Session: Talk summaries and announcements from the 2021 Easter general conference

Sunday Afternoon Session: Talk summaries and announcements from the 2021 Easter general conference

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated April 4 - 4:03 p.m.

Join KSL.com for the latest talk summaries, key points and announcements from church leaders during the Easter weekend sessions of general conference.
General conference special: Toward Understanding: The Black Experience

General conference special: Toward Understanding: The Black Experience

Deanie Wimmer, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 4 - 1:30 p.m.

Toward Understanding is a documentary created with the hope of improving awareness and building bridges of understanding.
General conference special: For the love of food

General conference special: For the love of food

Brooke Walker, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 4 - 1:00 p.m.

Food fuels our body — but it also feeds our soul.
General conference special: Guided by a prophet

General conference special: Guided by a prophet

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 4 - 12:00 p.m.

A look back at changes that happened within The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during 2020.
General conference special: Saved by shop class

General conference special: Saved by shop class

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 3 - 4:30 p.m.

High school shop class might seem an unlikely place to find healing and purpose, but that is precisely the place some students feel most at home.
General conference special: World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

General conference special: World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 3 - 12:30 p.m.

The World Report is a semiannual report of the news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
General conference special: Beauty for ashes

General conference special: Beauty for ashes

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 3 - 12:00 p.m.

Incredible stories of faith and perseverance from people impacted by the devastating fires in Oregon.
General conference special: History of the Saints

General conference special: History of the Saints

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 3 - 9:30 a.m.

What is the Doctrine and Covenants, how did it come to be, and what is its role in the Lord's work?
Utahns remember moments of coming together for the common good from past year

Utahns remember moments of coming together for the common good from past year

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 2 - 10:02 a.m.

We asked you to share a time this year where despite differences you came together for a common good. 77 Utahns responded to our survey, with several themes emerging.
How to watch general conference over Easter weekend

How to watch general conference over Easter weekend

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated April 1 - 4:51 p.m.

Here's how you can watch this weekend's general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Modern technology allows organ enthusiast to play Italy's oldest instruments from his Utah home

Modern technology allows organ enthusiast to play Italy's oldest instruments from his Utah home

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted April 1 - 9:02 a.m.

John Hoopes can play the pipe organs he grew to love while serving two religious missions in Italy from his Utah home thanks to a sampling software.
Breaking bread together: 3 religious communities join to address food insecurity during COVID-19

Breaking bread together: 3 religious communities join to address food insecurity during COVID-19

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted March 31 - 10:00 a.m.

Different Christian denominations across Utah have broken bread together to meet the needs of communities as food insecurity has risen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Here's an update on all the Latter-day Saint temples planned, under construction or renovation in Utah

Here's an update on all the Latter-day Saint temples planned, under construction or renovation in Utah

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted March 30 - 8:07 a.m.

Utah is on its way to having 25 temples for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Here's an update on where temples have been announced and how construction is going.
3 messages from general conference even those who aren't Latter-day Saints can apply to their lives

3 messages from general conference even those who aren't Latter-day Saints can apply to their lives

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 11:10 a.m.

The mission is the same: For me, it’s all about finding positive messages from anyone who is trying to help others, despite our differences in faith, or no faith, and everything else that makes us different.
'Promote respect for all of God’s children': 5 takeaways from Latter-day Saint general conference

'Promote respect for all of God’s children': 5 takeaways from Latter-day Saint general conference

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 8:26 p.m.

Church leaders from President Russell M. Nelson and down offered counsel and insight into dealing with the unique nature of 2020.
President Nelson announces 6 new Latter-day Saint temples, including 1 in Lindon, Utah 

President Nelson announces 6 new Latter-day Saint temples, including 1 in Lindon, Utah 

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 4 - 4:27 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced plans to build six new Latter-day Saint temples, including one in Lindon, Utah.
Sunday Afternoon Session: President Nelson encourages 'new normal' of turning hearts to God

Sunday Afternoon Session: President Nelson encourages 'new normal' of turning hearts to God

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Oct. 4 - 4:02 p.m.

Join KSL.com for the latest talk summaries, key points and announcements from church leaders during each session of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' general conference.
General conference special: World Report

General conference special: World Report

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 1:00 p.m.

The World Report is a semiannual report of the news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
General conference special: We Remember

General conference special: We Remember

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 12:00 p.m.

After 50 general conference specials and dozens of trips around the globe, Carole Mikita has spent much of her life sharing stories about The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
General conference special: United In Prayer

General conference special: United In Prayer

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 1:30 p.m.

Amid the global coronavirus pandemic, people of many faiths have been called upon to come together in prayer and fasting. Millions have responded.
General conference special: Onward Ever Onward — A New Era in Missionary Work

General conference special: Onward Ever Onward — A New Era in Missionary Work

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 12:00 p.m.

The quick onset of the pandemic generated the challenge of navigating thousands of people back to their homelands.
General conference special: History of the Saints

General conference special: History of the Saints

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 3 - 9:30 a.m.

It is a law of God that truth is established by the testimony of witnesses.
How 3 Utah political leaders balance their Latter-day Saint faith with their public service

How 3 Utah political leaders balance their Latter-day Saint faith with their public service

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 2 - 2:00 p.m.

KSL.com spoke with three of Utah’s political leaders about their faith and how it impacts what they do in their public service.
Poll: What is your favorite Latter-day Saint movie?

Poll: What is your favorite Latter-day Saint movie?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 1 - 12:40 p.m.

We’ve compiled a list of some of the top films related to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and we want to hear from you: What’s your favorite?
Here’s how to read, listen to or watch general conference this weekend

Here’s how to read, listen to or watch general conference this weekend

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 7:06 p.m.

For the second straight time, the conference will take place in a small auditorium on Temple Square without a live audience. Only those invited to speak and pray will gather together, and the music used will all be pre-recorded. Here's how you can participate.
Salt Lake Temple renovation reaches 'hardest stage' with work on foundation underway

Salt Lake Temple renovation reaches 'hardest stage' with work on foundation underway

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 30 - 12:15 p.m.

Temple Square already looks vastly different than it did nine months ago when crews began the massive Salt Lake Temple renovation project.
5 prominent Latter-day Saints who strive to be more than just athletes

5 prominent Latter-day Saints who strive to be more than just athletes

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 29 - 6:19 p.m.

Steve Young is a Pro Football Hall of Famer, a three-time Super Bowl champion and was the MVP of Super Bowl XXIX with the San Francisco 49ers. And yet each of those achievements pale compared to the greatest accolade the now-wildly popular ESPN broadcaster has achieved.
3 things I, a nonmember, got out of Latter-day Saint general conference

3 things I, a nonmember, got out of Latter-day Saint general conference

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted April 6 - 10:00 a.m.

Here are three things I, a nonmember, got out of this past weekend’s Latter-day Saint general conference.
6 takeaways from April’s general conference

6 takeaways from April’s general conference

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted April 5 - 8:11 p.m.

During The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ October general conference, church President Russell M. Nelson promised April’s conference would be unforgettable and unlike any other. Here are six takeaways from the historic event.
President Nelson announces 8 new temples, including Syracuse, Shanghai and Dubai

President Nelson announces 8 new temples, including Syracuse, Shanghai and Dubai

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 5 - 5:26 p.m.

The Syracuse temple would be the 24th temple in Utah, and the third in Davis County.
Sunday afternoon session: Announcements and talk summaries from general conference

Sunday afternoon session: Announcements and talk summaries from general conference

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated April 5 - 4:14 p.m.

Scroll through KSL.com for summaries of the key points and announcements from each session.
General conference special: The Renovation

General conference special: The Renovation

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 5 - 1:30 p.m.

Dan Rascon looks at the grand plans for the remodel and the history of this iconic building that took pioneers 40-years to build.
President Nelson issues new proclamation as church celebrates 200 years since First Vision

President Nelson issues new proclamation as church celebrates 200 years since First Vision

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated April 5 - 1:17 p.m.

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revealed a new proclamation to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Joseph Smith’s First Vision.
General conference special: President Nelson: There is Much More To Come

General conference special: President Nelson: There is Much More To Come

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 5 - 1:00 p.m.

“There is much more to come,” said President Nelson of the work, the 16 million Latter-day Saints and the global church he leads.
General conference special: For I Had Seen A Vision: 200 Years Later

General conference special: For I Had Seen A Vision: 200 Years Later

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 5 - 12:00 p.m.

The Spring of 2020 marks the 200th anniversary since Joseph Smith first prayed to God to know which church to join and received the First Vision.
General conference special: History of the Saints — Pioneer Children’s Memorial

General conference special: History of the Saints — Pioneer Children’s Memorial

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 5 - 9:00 a.m.

Thousands of pioneer children walked, rode and camped their way through more than 1,300-miles of trail from Council Bluffs, Iowa to the Land of Zion in Utah. It was an adventure for most, and they made it to Utah no worse for the wear.
President Nelson announces new symbol to identify church, another worldwide fast

President Nelson announces new symbol to identify church, another worldwide fast

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Updated April 4 - 9:10 p.m.

President Russel M. Nelson announced a new symbol to identify the church in official literature, news, and events, and called for a worldwide fast on April 10th.
General conference special: Heroes In Disguise

General conference special: Heroes In Disguise

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 4 - 1:30 p.m.

Mascots are the life of the party at any event they attend. But once the games are over and the crowds dispense many of these mascots continue their most important work anonymously in the community.
General conference special: World Report

General conference special: World Report

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 4 - 12:30 p.m.

The World Report is a semiannual report of the news events around the world pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
General conference special: One By One

General conference special: One By One

Angie Denison, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 4 - 12:00 p.m.

Can one person make a difference when thousands are left homeless?
The Sitdown: 5 Utah leaders from different religions answer questions about faith

The Sitdown: 5 Utah leaders from different religions answer questions about faith

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted April 3 - 4:55 p.m.

As the world loses a sense of normality, many have turned to faith for answers.
Here’s what you told us general conference means to you

Here’s what you told us general conference means to you

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted April 2 - 7:11 p.m.

We asked KSL.com readers to share what general conference means to them personally. Here is a collection of stories from our readers.
Timeline: How general conference has changed over the past 190 years

Timeline: How general conference has changed over the past 190 years

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 1 - 7:33 p.m.

Here’s a timeline of how the church’s general conferences have changed over the years.