October 2010 Mormon General Conference
It’s that time of year again, and the semiannual conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints is almost here. This is a great opportunity for people of other faiths to see what Mormons believe, how we run a very large meeting for over 13 million members worldwide, and how we feel on a variety of subjects. I get a lot of questions this time of year asking about when the conference runs, and how a person can attend; I’ll try to answer some of the most popular questions in this post, and in the next few posts.
Here are some of the questions people are asking about the upcoming October 2010 mormon general conference:
What is the exact date of the next Mormon general conference?
The next Mormon general conference will be held on October 2nd and 3rd, 2010. There are several sessions, and you can watch most of the sessions live at the following times:
- Saturday morning session (live broadcast) MDT: Saturday, October 2, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.
- The World Report (video broadcast only, prerecorded) MDT: Saturday, October 2, 2010, at 12:05 p.m.
- Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast) MDT: Saturday, October 2, 2010, at 2:00 p.m.
- Sunday morning session (live broadcast) MDT: Sunday, October 3, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.
- The World Report (rebroadcast, video broadcast only) MDT: Sunday, October 3, 2010, at 12:05 p.m.
- Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast) MDT: Sunday, October 3, 2010, at 2:00 p.m.
You can find a complete broadcast schedule for the October 2010 mormon general conference at the following link: http://lds.org/conference/apr2010/pdf/GC-Oct2010-GenConf-Broadcast-eng.pdf
How can I watch the Mormon general conference?
You can watch the upcoming 2010 October mormon general conference online by visiting lds.org during any of the broadcast times listed above. Alternatively, you may visit a meeting house in your area and watch via satellite on a big screen. Use the meeting house locator to find a location near your home.
You may also want to visit the broadcast page of the Mormon church, which will have details and links on the day of the conference.
Do you have to be a Mormon to go to general conference or watch online?
Anyone can watch, listen or read the mormon general conference talks. In fact, many people who are curious about the Mormon church use the general conference as an opportunity to learn more about the church, its teachings and its leadership, without having to attend an actual church meeting. The mormon general conference is a great way to learn more about Mormons, and anyone can watch from the comfort of their own home by visiting lds.org on the day of the conference (Oct 2-3, 2010).
What subjects are covered at a Mormon general conference?
General conference is an opportunity to learn on a number of subjects, including subjects that are of particular interest based on current events, current struggles and current needs.
Please visit the following link for a list of the subjects that were covered in the last Mormon general conference: http://new.lds.org/general-conference/topics?lang=eng
Who speaks at a Mormon general conference?
Modern day prophets, apostles, and church leaders speak at Mormon general conferences. By watching conference, or reading it afterward, you can get an excellent view of the type of people who volunteer in leadership positions in the Mormon church. Men and Women in various positions in the church speak during the various sessions.
If you have any questions about the upcoming October 2010 mormon general conference, please feel free to ask them here!