“Area Conferences from Monterrey to Santiago,” Ensign, Feb. 1977, 14
Two series of conferences, one in Mexico and Central America, the other in western South America, will be held in February and March, 1977, by the First Presidency and other General Authorities. More than 240,000 members of the Church live in the thirteen nations invited.
The schedule for the first series of conferences is:
Monterrey, Mexico, February 17–18, in La Plaza de Toros, for members in northern and northwestern Mexico.
Mexico City, February 19–20, for members in central, south, and southeast Mexico.
Guatemala City, Guatemala, February 21–22, in the Teodoro Palacios Gymnastic, for members in Guatemala and El Salvador.
San Jose, Costa Rica, February 23–24, in El Gimnasio Nacional, for members in Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama.
Elder Howard W. Hunter of the Council of the Twelve, area adviser for Mexico and Central America, has been supervising preparations for these conferences, assisted by Elder J. Thomas Fyans of the Presidency of the First Quorum of the Seventy, who is an area supervisor residing in Mexico City.
The second series of conferences includes:
Lima, Peru, February 24–27, in the Amauta Gran Teatro Auditorio, for members in Peru.
Santiago, Chile, February 28–March 1, in the Estadio de Chile, for Chilean members.
La Paz, Bolivia, March 2–3, in the Coliseo Cerrado, for Bolivian members.
Bogota, Colombia, March 2–6, in Coliseo El Salitre, for members in Colombia, Ecuador, and Venezuela.
Elder Bruce R. McConkie of the Council of the Twelve and area adviser for western South America has been overseeing these conference preparations, assisted by Elder A. Theodore Tuttle of the Presidency of the First Quorum of the Seventy, who is an area supervisor residing in Quito, Ecuador.
Mexico City hosted its first area conference in August 1972; the remaining seven conferences will be firsts in their areas.
Each conference includes general sessions, a priesthood session, a cultural program, and a mother-daughter session.
No. Wards and Branches
Mexico (27 stakes)
Colonia Juárez Mexico
Mexico City Mexico Aragón
Mexico City Mexico Arbolillo
Mexico City Mexico Camarones
Mexico City Mexico Churubusco
Mexico City Mexico Ermita
Mexico City Mexico Industrial
Mexico City Mexico Moctezuma
Mexico City Mexico Netzahualcoyotl
Mexico City Mexico Satelite
Mexico City Mexico Tacubaya
Mexico City Mexico Villa de las Flores
Mexico City Mexico Zarahemla
Monterrey Mexico East
Poza Rica Mexico
Puebla Mexico La Paz
Puebla Mexico Valsequillo
Valle Hermoso Mexico
Mexico Mexico City
Guatemala City Guatemala
Guatemala City Guatemala West
Guatemala Guatemala City
San Salvador El Salvador
San Salvador El Salvador East
El Salvador San Salvador
Costa Rica San José
(includes districts in Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá)
Lima Peru West
Bolivia La Paz
Santiago Chile La Cisterna
Santiago Chile Providencia
Santiago Chile República
Viña del Mar Chile