October 2016 General Conference
- September 24; October 1–2, 2016
- Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, and online (LDS.org)
All members of the Church are invited to participate in the 186th Semiannual General Conference.
The First Presidency, members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and other General Authorities and General Officers of the Church will deliver messages of inspiration and guidance in six sessions:
The general women’s session for sisters ages eight and older will be Saturday, September 24, at 6:00 p.m. (Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)).
The general priesthood session for priesthood holders will be Saturday, October 1, at 6:00 p.m. (MDT).
The general sessions for individuals and families will be Saturday and Sunday, October 1 and 2, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. (MDT).
Prepare for conference
Conference provides an opportunity to receive personal revelation as living prophets give counsel and direction. Asking questions can help you prepare for conference, increasing personal revelation while you watch.
Learning more about General Authorities and General Officers can help you prepare to receive their messages.
Those of other faiths are welcome to participate in general conference. Members are encouraged to invite others in person or using social media.
Live viewing options
All sessions will be streamed live on the home page of LDS.org. They are also available via the Church satellite system, Mormon Channel, radio, television, satellite, and other digital channels. See Viewing Times and Options for more details. For specific times, languages, and rebroadcast information, refer to the Church broadcast schedule.
Tickets to live event
Tickets are required for admission to sessions in the Conference Center. For ticket information, see the Temple Square Events page.
Participate and share via social media
To participate in general conference conversations on Twitter, use #LDSconf or speakers’ recommended hashtags, or simply retweet quotes, videos, and images posted at @LDSchurch. The Apostles’ Facebook pages are another way to see and share their messages.
General conference talks in text, audio, and video formats are provided in multiple channels for studying after conference, including the Gospel Library app, the general conference section of LDS.org (conference.lds.org), and Church magazines.