182nd Annual General Conference


Notice

Date: February 16, 2012

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

Dear Brethren:

General Conference, March 31–April 1, 2012

We invite all members of the Church to participate in the 182nd Annual General Conference, which will convene in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Saturday and Sunday, March 31–April 1, 2012. Messages of inspiration and guidance will be delivered by the First Presidency, members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and other General Authorities and general officers of the Church.

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.

We encourage all members to listen to and follow the counsel given during the general conference.

Sincerely yours,
The First Presidency


Broadcast Information for Members in Their Homes

April 2012 General Conference

March 31–April 1, 2012

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

Program Lengths

Conference sessions: 2 hours

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 30 minutes

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 broadcastinfo.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for updates in English. For updates in other languages, contact the assigned administrative office.

Internet

Live audio and video broadcast: mormonchannel.org and conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org

Audio and video broadcast language for mormonchannel.org: English

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

Video broadcast languages for conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org: American Sign Language, Cantonese, Cebuano, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog, and Tongan

Saturday morning session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1600
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (video broadcast only, prerecorded)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1800
Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2000
Sunday morning session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1600
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (video broadcast only, rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1800
Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2000

Text, audio, and video archives: conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org

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

Audio archive languages: Audio archives of general conference are available in more than 70 languages. Please check conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for available languages.

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

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

Roku

To stream general conference through a Roku player, download the Mormon Channel app from the Roku Channel Store.

Live video broadcast: Mormon Channel > Broadcasts and Events > Live Broadcasts

Languages: American Sign Language, English, French, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish

Saturday morning session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1600
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (prerecorded)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1800
Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2000
Sunday morning session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1600
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1800
Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2000

Archived video broadcast: Mormon Channel > Broadcasts and Events > Conference
Language: English
The program will be available within several days of the broadcast.

Television and Radio

General conference 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, bonneville.info, or ksl.com for more information.


Church Satellite and Internet Broadcast Schedule for Viewing in Meetinghouses

April 2012 General Conference
March 31–April 1, 2012

General Information

Program Lengths

Conference sessions: 2 hours

General Young Women Meeting (rebroadcast): 1.5 hours

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 30 minutes

Music and the Spoken Word: 30 minutes

Other Church programming: 1 hour and 30 minutes

Selecting Viewing Times

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 times based on MDT or UTC.

Please select the viewing times that best serve the members in your area. You may write the dates and times on the Satellite Program Information for the Stake Technology Specialist, located after this schedule, if you choose. The general conference sessions, the General Young Women Meeting, and The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints may be recorded and then viewed at another time.

Important: Recording or reproduction, in any form, of Music and the Spoken Word and the video programs identified in this schedule as “Other Church programming” is prohibited.

Closed-Captioning

Closed-captioning for the hearing impaired is available with the satellite broadcast in many areas. Where available, it is provided in English, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish. If closed-captioning is available in your area, please set up a television set for those who need this service. Closed-captioning is not available on the Internet.

Note

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

Church Satellite System

Languages available for all conference sessions, the General Young Women Meeting rebroadcast, and Music and the Spoken Word: American Sign Language,1 Arabic, Armenian, Aymara, Bulgarian, Cambodian, Cantonese, Cebuano, Chuukese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English (closed captioned), Fijian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Guarani, Haitian, Hmong, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kekchi, Korean, Kuna, Laotian, Malagasy, Mandarin, Marshallese, Mongolian, Navajo, Norwegian, Papiamento, Pohnpeian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil, closed captioned), Portuguese (Portugal), Quiche, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Spanish (closed captioned), Swedish, Tagalog, Tahitian, Thai, Tongan, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese

Additional languages available for the General Young Women Meeting rebroadcasts: Hindi (Fiji), Kosraean, Palauan, Quechua (Peru), and Yapese

Languages available for The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: Cantonese, Cebuano, English (closed captioned), French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese (Brazil, closed captioned), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish (closed captioned), and Tagalog

Languages available for selected conference sessions as indicated: Hiligaynon (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood); Hindi (Fiji) (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood); Ilokano (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood); Kosraean (Saturday morning, priesthood, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon); Quichua (Ecuador) (priesthood, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon); Palauan (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood); Tamil (priesthood and Sunday morning); and Yapese (Saturday morning and Saturday afternoon)

Language available for other Church programming: English

Worldwide Broadcasts

General Young Women Meeting (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 8:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1400
Saturday morning session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1600
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (prerecorded)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1800
Other Church programming
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 12:30 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1830
Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2000
Priesthood session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 0000
Saturday morning session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 9:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 0300
Saturday afternoon session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday–Sunday, March 31–April 1, 2012, at 12:00 midnight
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 0600
Priesthood session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 0900
Saturday afternoon session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 6:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1200
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 8:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1400
Music and the Spoken Word (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 9:30 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1530
Sunday morning session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1600
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1800
Other Church programming
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 12:30 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1830
Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2000

Additional Broadcasts for Europe and South Africa

Saturday morning session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Friday–Saturday, April 6–7, 2012, at 12:00 midnight
  • UTC: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 0600
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 2:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 0800
Saturday afternoon session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 0900
Priesthood session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 6:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 1200
Sunday morning session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 1:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 0700
Music and the Spoken Word (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 0900
Sunday afternoon session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 4:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 1000
Saturday morning session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT:   Friday–Saturday, April 13–14, 2012, at 12:00 midnight
  • UTC:     Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 0600
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)
  • MDT:   Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 2:00 a.m.
  • UTC:     Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 0800
Saturday afternoon session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT:   Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC:     Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 0900
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)
  • MDT:   Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 5:00 a.m.
  • UTC:     Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 1100
Priesthood session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT:   Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 6:00 a.m.
  • UTC:     Saturday, April 14, 2012, at 1200
Sunday morning session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT:   Sunday, April 15, 2012, at 1:00 a.m.
  • UTC:     Sunday, April 15, 2012, at 0700
Music and the Spoken Word (rebroadcast)
  • MDT:   Sunday, April 15, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC:     Sunday, April 15, 2012, at 0900
Sunday afternoon session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT:   Sunday, April 15, 2012, at 4:00 a.m.
  • UTC:     Sunday, April 15, 2012, at 1000

Additional Broadcasts for Asia and the Pacific

Sunday morning session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 5:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2300
General Young Women Meeting (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 8:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Monday, April 2, 2012, at 0200
Priesthood session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Friday, April 6, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 0000
Saturday morning session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Friday, April 6, 2012, at 9:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 0300
The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Friday, April 6, 2012, at 11:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 0500
Saturday afternoon session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Friday–Saturday, April 6–7, 2012, at 12:00 midnight
  • UTC: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 0600
Priesthood session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 0900
Sunday morning session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 0100
Music and the Spoken Word (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 9:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 0300
Sunday afternoon session (rebroadcast)
  • MDT: Saturday, April 7, 2012, at 10:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 8, 2012, at 0400

Internet

Live audio and video broadcast: conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org

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

Video broadcast languages: American Sign Language, Cantonese, Cebuano, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog, and Tongan

Saturday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1600

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (video broadcast only, prerecorded)

  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 1800

Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 2000

Priesthood session (live secure broadcast)2

  • MDT: Saturday, March 31, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 0000

Sunday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1600

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (video broadcast only, rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 1800

Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, April 1, 2012, at 2000

Audio and video archives: conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org

Audio archive languages: Audio archives of general conference are available in more than 70 languages. Please check conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for available languages.

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

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

Other Distribution

DVD or MP4

Outside the United States and Canada, recordings of the conference sessions will be available through the assigned administrative office to units that do not receive satellite broadcasts and do not have high-speed Internet connections. Leaders should arrange to show the recordings to these units. Please check with the assigned administrative office for available languages.

  1. American Sign Language (ASL) is available only in the United States and Canada. ASL broadcasts focus on the signer, with the speakers from the meeting being displayed in a small window on the screen. English audio is broadcast along with ASL. If you need to start receiving ASL, please contact your facilities management group at least two weeks before the broadcast; additional equipment may be required.
     
  2. The priesthood session will be available on the Internet through a secure web page that requires a password. To request information about viewing the priesthood session on the Internet in American Sign Language, English, French, Portuguese (Brazil), or Spanish, email streamingsupport@ChurchofJesusChrist.org. Please include your name, your calling, your unit name (area, stake, mission, or district), the event you are requesting information for, and the languages you need. Information will be sent only to members of area, stake, mission, or district presidencies.

Satellite Program Information for the Stake Technology Specialist

April 2012 General Conference
March 31–April 1, 2012

Viewing times selected by priesthood leader:

Dates and times

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 (Brazil) 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.

Important

Recording or reproduction, in any form, of Music and the Spoken Word and the video programs identified in the Church Broadcast Schedule for Viewing in Meetinghouses as “Other Church programming” is prohibited.

Video Reproduction

Video reproduction of general conference, the general Young Women meeting, and The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is authorized for Church use only. You may make a copy for each meetinghouse library. Put the applicable copyright notice on the label of each video recording:

April General Conference, March 31–April 1, 2012
© 2012 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
All rights reserved

General Young Women Meeting, March 24, 2012
© 2012 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
All rights reserved

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, April 2012
© 2012 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
All rights reserved

The general conference broadcasts will also be archived at conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org.