Download a short summary of each talk from October 2019 general conference

Elder Jeffrey R. Holland welcomed members to the 189th Semiannual General Conference of the Church with an invitation to “find Jesus at the center of it all” — including at general conference.

Elder Holland’s opening reminder: Christ is the center of conference — and our lives

“To grasp the vision we are seeking, the healing that He promises, the significance we somehow know is here, we must cut through the commotion — as joyful as it is — and fix our attention on Him. The prayer of every speaker, the hope of all who sing, the reverence of every guest — we are all are dedicated to inviting the spirit of Him whose Church this is — the living Christ, the Lamb of God, the Prince of Peace.”

This historic conference included many announcements: the discontinuation of ward Young Men presidencies; the introduction of a new Young Women theme; the retirement of the Beehive, Mia Maid and Laurel class names and other structure changes; the announcement of 8 new temples to be built; and the introduction of revised temple recommend questions.

As a service to our readers, the Church News has created a downloadable PDF summarizing each talk offered during the conference:

View and download the PDF here.