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General conference convenes April 5-6

Published: Saturday, March 15, 1997

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The 167th Annual General Conference of the Church will be conducted Saturday and Sunday, April 5-6, under the direction of the First Presidency.

General sessions of the conference are scheduled for 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. each day in the Tabernacle on Temple Square.The General Priesthood Meeting will be held in the Tabernacle on Saturday, April 5, at 6 p.m.

Speakers at the conference will include General Authorities and general officers of the Church. Presiding over and conducting the various sessions will be President Gordon B. Hinckley and his counselors in the First Presidency, President Thomas S. Monson and President James E. Faust.

General sessions will be carried live on KSL-TV, Channel 5, and KSL-AM 1160, Salt Lake City. They will also be televised live via satellite to thousands of meetinghouses throughout the United States, and in Canada, Puerto Rico, Haiti, Jamaica and the Dominican Republic.

Portions of general conference will also be transmitted live or delayed to some 160 locations in Europe and the British Isles.