General Relief Society Meeting


August 11, 2011

To: General Authorities; Area Seventies; Stake, Mission, and District Presidents; Bishops and Branch Presidents

Dear Brethren:

General Relief Society Meeting

Relief Society sisters worldwide are invited to view the satellite broadcast of the general Relief Society meeting, which will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2011, and will be rebroadcast to many areas of the world. All sisters 18 years of age and older are encouraged to meet together in chapels to view the broadcast. The meeting will be under the direction of the stake or district presidency. The stake or district Relief Society presidency should be invited to sit on the stand.

The meeting will include addresses by a member of the First Presidency and by members of the Relief Society general presidency.

The enclosed materials include broadcast information for the Church satellite system, the Internet, and other media. This information is also available online at broadcastinfo.ChurchofJesusChrist.org.

Sincerely yours,

The First Presidency


Broadcast Information for Members in Their Homes

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, September 24, 2011

Program Length: 1.5 Hours

If this Broadcast Information for Members in Their Homes applies in your area, please display this document where members can see it.

Leaders may announce this information.

This document may be copied and distributed.

General Information

Time Labels

The following labels indicate the time standards used in this document:

MDT: Mountain daylight time—local time in Salt Lake City, Utah, with daylight saving time (or summer time) in effect.

UTC: Coordinated Universal Time—the international time standard.

Note: This document is subject to change. See staketech.ChurchofJesusChrist.org or broadcastinfo.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for updates in English. For updates in other languages, contact the assigned administrative office.

Internet

Live audio broadcast: mormonchannel.org

Live audio and video broadcast: conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org

Audio broadcast language for mormonchannel.org: English

Audio broadcast languages for conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org: Please check conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for available languages.

Video broadcast languages: American Sign Language, English, French, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish

Live broadcast

MDT:   Saturday, September 24, 2011, at 6:00 p.m.

UTC:     Sunday, September 25, 2011, at 0000

Audio and video archives: conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org

Audio archive languages: Please check conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for available languages.

Video archive languages: American Sign Language, English, French, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish

Audio and video files will be available within 24 hours of the broadcast.

Television and Radio

The general Relief Society meeting will be available on various broadcast, cable, satellite, and Internet television stations and broadcast, satellite, and Internet radio stations throughout the world, including Mormon Channel HD Radio. Check local program listings for availability in your area, or visit mormonchannel.org, byubroadcasting.org, or ksl.com for more information.


Church Satellite Broadcast Schedule for Viewing in Meetinghouses

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, September 24, 2011

Program Length: 1.5 Hours

General Information

Selecting a Viewing Time

Program start times are listed in mountain daylight time (MDT) and Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). MDT is the time in Salt Lake City, Utah, with daylight saving time (or summer time) in effect. UTC is the international time standard. You will need to calculate your local viewing time based on MDT or UTC.

Please select the viewing time that best serves the members in your area. You may write the date and time on the Satellite Program Information for the Stake Technology Specialist, located after this schedule, if you choose. The broadcast may be recorded and then viewed at another time.

Closed-Captioning

Closed-captioning for the hearing impaired is available in many areas. Where available, it is provided in English, Portuguese, and Spanish. If closed-captioning is available in your area, please set up a television set for those who need this service.

Note: This document is subject to change. See staketech.ChurchofJesusChrist.org or broadcastinfo.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for updates in English. For updates in other languages, contact the assigned administrative office.

Broadcasts

Church satellite system

Languages: American Sign Language,* Arabic, Armenian, Aymara, Bulgarian, Cambodian, Cantonese, Cebuano, Chuukese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (closed captioned), Fijian, Finnish, French, German, Guarani, Haitian, Hindi (Fiji), Hmong, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kekchi, Korean, Kosraean, Kuna, Laotian, Malagasy, Mandarin, Marshallese, Mongolian, Navajo, Norwegian, Palauan, Papiamento, Pohnpeian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, closed captioned), Portuguese (Portugal), Quechua (Peru), Quiche, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Spanish (closed captioned), Swedish, Tagalog, Tahitian, Thai, Tongan, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, and Yapese

Worldwide Broadcasts

Live broadcast

MDT:   Saturday, September 24, 2011, at 6:00 p.m.

UTC:     Sunday, September 25, 2011, at 0000

Rebroadcasts

MDT:   Saturday, September 24, 2011, at 8:00 p.m.

UTC:     Sunday, September 25, 2011, at 0200

MDT:   Friday, September 30, 2011, at 11:00 p.m.

UTC:     Saturday, October 1, 2011, at 0500

MDT:   Saturday, October 1, 2011, at 8:00 a.m. (rebroadcast with October 2011 general conference)

UTC:     Saturday, October 1, 2011, at 1400 (rebroadcast with October 2011 general conference)

Additional Broadcast for Europe and South Africa

Rebroadcast

MDT:   Sunday, September 25, 2011, at 9:00 a.m.

UTC:     Sunday, September 25, 2011, at 1500

Additional Broadcast for Asia and the Pacific

Rebroadcast

MDT:   Sunday, October 2, 2011, at 8:00 p.m. (rebroadcast with October 2011 general conference)

UTC:     Monday, October 3, 2011, at 0200 (rebroadcast with October 2011 general conference)

Other Distribution

DVD

A recording of the broadcast will be available through local materials management offices to units that do not receive satellite broadcasts. Leaders should arrange to show the recording to these units.

Languages: Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Aymara, Bulgarian, Cambodian, Cantonese, Cebuano, Chuukese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Fante, Fijian, Finnish, French, German, Haitian, Hindi (Fiji), Hmong, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kekchi, Korean, Kosraean, Kuna, Laotian, Lingala, Malagasy, Malay, Mandarin, Marshallese, Mongolian, Navajo, Norwegian, Palauan, Papiamento, Pohnpeian, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Quiche, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Serbian, Sinhala, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tahitian, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Tongan, Twi, Ukrainian, Vietnamese, and Yapese

* American Sign Language (ASL) broadcasts focus on the signer, with the speakers from the meeting being displayed in a small window on the screen. ASL is available only in the United States and Canada, and English audio is broadcast along with ASL. If you need to start receiving this language, please contact your facilities management group at least two weeks before the broadcast; additional equipment may be required.


Satellite Program Information for the Stake Technology Specialist

General Relief Society Meeting
Saturday, September 24, 2011

Viewing time selected by priesthood leader:

Date:
Time:

Equipment Information

Satellite receivers are preprogrammed. No adjustments are necessary. Languages are preprogrammed in the receivers.

For general information about setting up equipment for a broadcast, refer to the General Satellite Program Instructions for the Stake Technology Specialist, which should be located near the satellite receiver. These instructions may be updated or redistributed during the year.

Please set up your EJ10 adapter box (crab box) or Transmission Telephone Audio Interface (TTAI) in case an audio backup is needed during the broadcast.

For information about technical assistance, refer to the General Satellite Program Instructions for the Stake Technology Specialist, staketech.ChurchofJesusChrist.org, or mhtech.ChurchofJesusChrist.org. Troubleshooting assistance can be provided only if a telephone is available at the satellite receiver location.

Closed-Captioning

Closed-captioning for the hearing impaired is available in many areas. Where available, it is provided in English on closed-caption channel 1 (CC1), in Spanish on closed-caption channel 2 (CC2), and in Portuguese on closed-caption channel 3 (CC3). If closed-captioning is available in your area, please set up a television set for those who need this service. For technical assistance, call the help desk at the number listed in the General Satellite Program Instructions for the Stake Technology Specialist.

Video Reproduction

Video reproduction of this broadcast is authorized for Church use only. You may make a copy for each meetinghouse library. Put the following copyright notice on the label of each video recording:

General Relief Society Meeting, September 24, 2011
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