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Key topics, session summaries and new leaders from April 2022 general conference

Leaders are sustained during the 192nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
The women leaders are seated on the stand before the Sunday afternoon session of the 192nd Annual General Conference on April 3, 2022. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Senior leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints await the start of the women’s session of the 192nd Annual General Conference at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Credit: Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
New General Authority Seventies called during the Saturday afternoon session of the 192nd Annual General Conference take their seats on the stand in the Conference Center on April 2, 2022. Elder Ryan K. Olsen is in the center of the front row. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Attendees go through security during the 192nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 3, 2022. Credit: Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, conducts the Saturday morning session of the 192nd Annual General Conference on April 2, 2022. Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Conferencegoers walks in the Conference Center after the Saturday morning session of the 192nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Credit: Mengshin Lin, Deseret News
People arrive for the women’s session of the 192nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Credit: Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Conferencegoers have a photo taken in front of the Christus during The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' 192nd Annual General Conference at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 2, 2022. Credit: Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints speaks during the Sunday afternoon session of the church's 192nd Annual General Conference in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 3, 2022. Credit: Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
Those in the Conference Center stand as President Russell M. Nelson and his counselors enter before the Saturday morning session of the 192nd Annual General Conference on April 2, 2022. Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Below is a compilation of the articles on key topics from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ April 2022 general conference as well as the session summaries and lists and brief bios of new leaders sustained.

Key topics

Key topics ranged from an emphasis on youth preparing to serve full-time missions, the covenant power and strength of the women of the Church, and the 17 new temples that brought the total of those announced by President Russell M. Nelson during his presidency to 100.

Women rise in song during the women’s session of the 192nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 2, 2022.
Women rise in song during the women’s session of the 192nd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 2, 2022. | Credit: Spenser Heaps, Deseret News

Session summaries

Below are the summaries from the five general sessions of April 2022 general conference, with each offering photos and brief synopsis of the speakers’ messages.

President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, conducts the Saturday morning session of the 192nd Annual General Conference on April 2, 2022.
President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, conducts the Saturday morning session of the 192nd Annual General Conference on April 2, 2022. | Credit: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

New leaders

The sustaining of Church leaders at April 2022 included the sustaining of six new General Authority Seventies, new Relief Society and Primary general presidencies and 45 new Area Seventies.

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