Photos from the Sunday Afternoon Session of April 2015 General Conference

Contributed By the Church News

  • 5 April 2015

President Thomas S. Monson (middle) visits with counselors President Henry B. Eyring (left) and President Dieter F. Uchtdorf prior to the Sunday afternoon session of the the Church’s 185th Annual General Conference.  Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

During the closing session of the Church’s 185th Annual General Conference on Sunday afternoon, President Thomas S. Monson presided, as he had done throughout the conference. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency, conducted the session, with Elders S. Gifford Nielsen and Koichi Aoyagi of the Seventy giving the invocation and benediction, respectively.

Speakers at the session included Elders Russell M. Nelson, Robert D. Hales, and Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Elders Kevin W. Pearson, Rafael E. Pino, Jorge F. Zeballos, and Joseph W. Sitati of the Seventy.

Elder L. Tom Perry, left, and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland at the end of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Elder Russell M. Nelson, left, and Elder Jeffrey R. Holland at the end of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Henry B. Eyring gives a thumbs-up at the end of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson waves good-bye to the congregation at the end of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson gives a thumbs-up at the end of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson shakes hands with Elder Robert D. Hales at the end of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

General Authorities and general officers during the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

General Authorities and general officers during the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

The Conference Center in the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Singing in the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

A monitor shows Elder Rafael E. Pino of the First Quorum of the Seventy with subtitles. He was one of two speakers who gave their talks in Spanish in the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

A monitor shows Elder Rafael E. Pino of the First Quorum of the Seventy with subtitles. He was one of two speakers who gave their talks in Spanish in the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings at the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings at the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson, with First Counselor President Henry B. Eyring, left, and Second Counselor Dieter F. Uchtdorf, right, after S. Gifford Nielsen (far right) of the First Quorum of the Seventy opens with prayer at the beginning of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir sings at the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency, welcomes the congregation at the beginning of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson, with First Counselor President Henry B. Eyring, left, and Second Counselor President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, right, at the beginning of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson with First Counselor President Henry B. Eyring, left, at the beginning of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson with First Counselor President Henry B. Eyring, left, and Second Counselor President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, right, at the beginning of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson, with First Counselor President Henry B. Eyring, and Second Counselor President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, at the beginning of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Elder Neil L. Andersen (back showing), Elder D. Todd Christofferson, Elder Quentin L. Cook, and Elder L. Tom Perry, left to right, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles visit at the beginning of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Elder Neil L. Andersen, Elder D. Todd Christofferson, Elder Quentin L. Cook, and Elder L. Tom Perry, left to right, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles visit at the beginning of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson waves good-bye to the congregation at the end of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

President Thomas S. Monson waves good-bye to the congregation at the end of the final session of the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Salt Lake City. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Crowds gather outside the Conference Center after the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Crowds gather outside the Conference Center after the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Crowds gather outside the Conference Center after the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Crowds gather outside the Conference Center after the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

People gather near the Salt Lake Temple for the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Ryan Davies and his daughter, Oakley, 4, sit near the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Crowds gather near the Conference Center after the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Crowds gather outside the Conference Center after the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Ryan Davies and his daughter, Oakley, 4, blow bubbles near the Salt Lake Temple in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Jodi Rigby walks with her daughter, Juliette, 11 months, near the Salt Lake Temple during general conference in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.

Crowds gather outside the Conference Center after the 185th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 5, 2015. Photo by Tom Smart, Deseret News.