182nd Semiannual General Conference


Notice

August 16, 2012

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

Dear Brethren:

General Conference, October 6–7, 2012

We invite all members of the Church to participate in the 182nd Semiannual General Conference, which will convene in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Saturday and Sunday, October 6–7, 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

October 2012 General Conference
October 6–7, 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.

Notes

  1. This document is subject to change. See broadcastinfo.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for updates in English. For updates in other languages, contact the assigned administrative office.
  2. All product or company names and devices, logos, icons, graphics, or designs referenced in this document are the trademarks of their respective owners and are exhibited only in such a manner as is intended to be for the benefit of such trademark owners. The presence or absence of the names of products, services, companies, organizations, home pages, or websites in this document does not imply any sponsorship, endorsement, or nonendorsement thereof by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Internet

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

Video broadcast languages for conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org: American Sign Language, English, French, Portuguese (Brazil), and Spanish. Please check conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for additional languages.

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

Video and audio broadcast languages for mormonchannel.org: English and Spanish

Saturday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1600

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

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1800

Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2000

Sunday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1600

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

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1800

Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2000

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

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

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

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

Video and audio 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, October 6, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1600

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (prerecorded)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1800

Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2000

Sunday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1600

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1800

Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 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

October 2012 General Conference
October 6–7, 2012

General Information

Program Lengths

Conference Sessions: 2 hours

General Relief Society 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: 1.5 hours

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 Relief Society 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.

Notes

  1. This document is subject to change. See broadcastinfo.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for updates in English. For updates in other languages, contact the assigned administrative office.
  2. All product or company names and devices, logos, icons, graphics, or designs referenced in this document are the trademarks of their respective owners and are exhibited only in such a manner as is intended to be for the benefit of such trademark owners. The presence or absence of the names of products, services, companies, organizations, home pages, or websites in this document does not imply any sponsorship, endorsement, or nonendorsement thereof by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Church Satellite System

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

Additional languages available for the general Relief Society meeting rebroadcasts: Hindi (Fiji) and Yapese.

Languages available for The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: American Sign Language, Cantonese, Cebuano, English (closed captioned), Fijian, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Marshallese, Portuguese (Brazil, closed captioned), Russian, Samoan, Spanish (closed captioned), Tagalog, Tahitian, and Tongan.

Languages available for selected conference sessions as indicated: Amharic (priesthood, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon); Apache (Sunday morning and Sunday afternoon); Burmese (Sunday afternoon); Farsi (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon); Hiligaynon (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood); Hindi (Fiji) (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood); Hindi (India) (Sunday morning and Sunday afternoon); Ilokano (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood); Lingala (priesthood, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon); Quichua (Ecuador) (Sunday morning); Sinhala (Saturday afternoon, priesthood, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon); Slovak (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood); Tamil (priesthood, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon); Telugu (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning, and Sunday afternoon); Turkish (priesthood and Sunday morning); Urdu (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood); and Yapese (Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, and priesthood).

Language available for other Church programming: English.

Worldwide Broadcasts

General Relief Society meeting (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 8:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1400

Saturday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1600

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (prerecorded)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1800

Other Church programming

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 12:30 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1830

Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2000

Priesthood session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 0000

Saturday morning session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 9:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 0300

Saturday afternoon session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday–Sunday, October 6–7, 2012, at 12:00 midnight
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 0600

Priesthood session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 0900

Saturday afternoon session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 6:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1200

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 8:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1400

Music and the Spoken Word (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 9:30 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1530

Sunday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1600

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1800

Other Church programming

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 12:30 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1830

Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2000

Additional Broadcasts for Europe and South Africa

Saturday morning session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Friday–Saturday, October 12–13, 2012, at 12:00 midnight
  • UTC: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 0600

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 2:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 0800

Saturday afternoon session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 0900

Priesthood session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 6:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 1200

Sunday morning session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 1:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 0700

Music and the Spoken Word (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 0900

Sunday afternoon session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 4:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 1000

Additional Broadcasts for Asia and the Pacific

Sunday morning session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 5:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2300

General Relief Society meeting (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 8:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Monday, October 8, 2012, at 0200

Priesthood session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Friday, October 12, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 0000

Saturday morning session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Friday, October 12, 2012, at 9:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 0300

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Friday, October 12, 2012, at 11:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 0500

Saturday afternoon session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Friday–Saturday, October 12–13, 2012, at 12:00 midnight
  • UTC: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 0600

Priesthood session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 3:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 0900

Sunday morning session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 7:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 0100

Music and the Spoken Word (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 9:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 0300

Sunday afternoon session (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 13, 2012, at 10:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 0400

Internet

Live video and audio broadcast: conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org

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

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

Saturday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1600

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

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1800

Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2000

Priesthood session (live secure broadcast)2

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 6:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 0000

Sunday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1600

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

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1800

Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2000

Video and audio archives: conference.ChurchofJesusChrist.org.

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

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

Video and audio 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, October 6, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1600

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (prerecorded)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 1800

Saturday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Saturday, October 6, 2012, at 2000

Sunday morning session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 10:00 a.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1600

The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (rebroadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 12:00 noon
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 1800

Sunday afternoon session (live broadcast)

  • MDT: Sunday, October 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.
  • UTC: Sunday, October 7, 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.

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 or Internet broadcasts. 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, e‑mail 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

October 2012 General Conference
October 6–7, 2012

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 Relief Society 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:

October General Conference, October 6–7, 2012
© 2012 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
All rights reserved

General Relief Society Meeting, September 29, 2012
© 2012 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
All rights reserved

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

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