The 185th Annual General Conference

Print Share

    Saturday Evening, March 28, 2015, General Women’s Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: Linda K. Burton.

    Invocation: Beverly Tingey.

    Benediction: Reyna I. Aburto.

    Music by a combined Primary, Young Women, and Relief Society choir from stakes in Salt Lake, Murray, Kamas, and Park City, Utah; Erin Pike Tall, director; Linda Margetts, organist: “How Firm a Foundation,” Hymns, no. 85; musical presentation, “The Family Is of God,” Neeley, arr. Zabriskie, unpublished; “From Homes of Saints Glad Songs Arise,” Hymns, no. 297, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Medley: “Love at Home,” Hymns, no. 294; “Let Us Oft Speak Kind Words,” Hymns, no. 232; “Our Savior’s Love,” Hymns, no. 113, arr. Tall/Margetts, unpublished.

    Saturday Morning, April 4, 2015, General Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Dieter F. Uchtdorf.

    Invocation: Elder Timothy J. Dyches.

    Benediction: Elder Larry J. Echo Hawk.

    Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Mack Wilberg and Ryan Murphy, directors; Andrew Unsworth and Clay Christiansen, organists: “Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah,” Hymns, no. 83; “Glory to God on High,” Hymns, no. 67; “Have I Done Any Good?” Hymns, no. 223, arr. Zabriskie © HolySheetMusic.com; “High on the Mountain Top,” Hymns, no. 5; “Come unto Jesus,” Hymns, no. 117, arr. Murphy, unpublished; “I Believe in Christ,” Hymns, no. 134, arr. Wilberg, pub. by Jackman.

    Saturday Afternoon, April 4, 2015, General Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Henry B. Eyring.

    Invocation: Jean A. Stevens.

    Benediction: Elder Randy D. Funk.

    Music by a combined choir from young single adult stakes in Davis and Weber Counties, Utah; Sonja Sperling, director; Bonnie Goodliffe and Linda Margetts, organists: “Praise to the Lord, the Almighty,” Hymns, no. 72, arr. Wilberg, pub. by Oxford; “I Stand All Amazed,” Hymns, no. 193, arr. Murphy, unpublished; “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,” Hymns, no. 19; “Let Us All Press On,” Hymns, no. 243, arr. Elliott, pub. by Jackman.

    Saturday Evening, April 4, 2015, General Priesthood Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Dieter F. Uchtdorf.

    Invocation: David L. Beck.

    Benediction: Elder Robert C. Gay.

    Music by a priesthood choir from Brigham Young University; Ronald Staheli, director; Richard Elliott and Andrew Unsworth, organists: “For the Strength of the Hills,” Hymns, no. 35, arr. Tom Durham, pub. by Jackman; “On This Day of Joy and Gladness,” Hymns, no. 64, arr. Staheli, unpublished; “Hark, All Ye Nations!” Hymns, no. 264; “Master, the Tempest Is Raging,” Hymns, no. 105, arr. Staheli, unpublished.

    Sunday Morning, April 5, 2015, General Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Henry B. Eyring.

    Invocation: Linda S. Reeves.

    Benediction: Elder Kevin S. Hamilton.

    Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Mack Wilberg, director; Clay Christiansen and Richard Elliott, organists: “Rejoice, the Lord Is King!” Hymns, no. 66; “He Is Risen!” Hymns, no. 199, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Consider the Lilies,” Hoffman, arr. Lyon, pub. by Jackman; “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” Hymns, no. 136; “Jesus Has Risen,” Children’s Songbook, 70, arr. Murphy, unpublished; “Christ the Lord Is Risen Today,” Hymns, no. 200, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

    Sunday Afternoon, April 5, 2015, General Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Dieter F. Uchtdorf.

    Invocation: Elder S. Gifford Nielsen.

    Benediction: Elder Koichi Aoyagi.

    Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Mack Wilberg and Ryan Murphy, directors; Bonnie Goodliffe and Linda Margetts, organists: “My Redeemer Lives,” Hymns, no. 135, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “He Sent His Son,” Children’s Songbook, 34, arr. Hofheins, unpublished; “Come, O Thou King of Kings,” Hymns, no. 59; “Tell Me the Stories of Jesus,” Children’s Songbook, 57, arr. Murphy, unpublished; “Lord, I Would Follow Thee,” Hymns, no. 220, arr. Murphy, unpublished.

    Conference Talks Available

    To access general conference talks on the Internet in many languages, visit conference.lds.org and select a language. Talks are also available on the Gospel Library mobile app. Generally within six weeks following general conference, English video and audio recordings are available at distribution centers. Information on general conference in accessible formats for members with disabilities is available at disability.lds.org.

    Home and Visiting Teaching Messages

    For home and visiting teaching messages, please select an address that best meets the needs of those you visit.

    On the Cover

    Front: Photograph by Cody Bell.

    Back: Photograph by Leslie Nilsson.

    Conference Photography

    Photographs in Salt Lake City were taken by Welden C. Andersen, Cody Bell, Janae Bingham, Ale Borges, Randy Collier, Weston Colton, Mark Davis, Craig Dimond, Nathaniel Ray Edwards, Brandon Flint, Ashlee Larsen, August Miller, Leslie Nilsson, Brad Slade, and Christina Smith; of sunflowers, courtesy of Quentin L. Cook family; in aircraft, by Craig Marshall Jacobsen; in Woodbury, Minnesota, USA, by Sandra Wahlquist; in McMinnville, Oregon, USA, by Jade West; in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, courtesy of Lucien and Agathe Affoue and Philippe and Annelies Assard; in Perpignan, France, by Renee Castagno; in Helsinki, Finland, by Kukka Fristrom; in Johannesburg, South Africa, courtesy of Christoffel Golden family; in Vatican City, by Humanum; in Bangkok, Thailand, courtesy of Sathit Kaivaivatana; in Mumbai, India, by Wendy Keeler; in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, by Laurent Lucuix; in Ciudad del Carmen, Campeche, Mexico, by Hector Manuel Hernandez Martinez; in San Martín de los Andes, Neuquén, Argentina, by Colton Mondragon; in Hong Kong, by Brian Yan, National Geographic contest photo; in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, by Clebher Tex; and in London, England, by Kami Weddick. Page 77: Illustration by Brian Call.