Photos from the Saturday Afternoon Session of April General Conference

Contributed By the Church News

  • 4 April 2015

Flowers bloom across from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City April 4 during the opening session of general conference.  Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson presided at the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference. President Henry B. Eyring, First Counselor in the First Presidency, conducted the session. Church members sustained five new General Authorities, four new auxiliary leaders, and 53 new Area Seventies. Elder David A. Bednar, Elder D. Todd Christofferson, and Elder Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles spoke, as well as Elders Wilford W. Andersen, Dale G. Renlund, and Michael T. Ringwood of the Seventy.

People listen to general conference near Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

Marjorie Desius, left, gives her son Jaymie a treat on Temple Square during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

Church leaders during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret Newss.

Taofimau Taviuni enjoys Temple Square during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

Attendees sustain Church leaders during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

Attendees sustain Church leaders during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

The First Presidency during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

A couple in the Conference Center on April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

Sister Jean A. Stevens walks past the Quorum of the Twelve after offering a prayer during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

Flowers on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

Elder Quentin L. Cook and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve talk prior to the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

The Conference Center on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve waves prior to the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

A young single adult choir sings during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

Newly sustained leaders take the stand during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference April 4, 2015.

Attendees sustain Church leaders during the Saturday afternoon session of the 185th Annual General Conference on April 4, 2015. Photo by Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News.

Kelly Gibbons listens to general conference on Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015.
Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

People listen to general conference near Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

Blooming flowers near Temple Square in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

People exit the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

People exit the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

People exit the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

People exit the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.

People exit the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Photo by Chelsey Allder, Deseret News.