April 2013 Conference Notebook

“April 2013 Conference Notebook,” Ensign, July 2013, 8–9

April 2013 Conference Notebook

“What I the Lord have spoken, I have spoken; … whether by mine own voice or by the voice of my servants, it is the same” (D&C 1:38).

As you review the April 2013 general conference, you can use these pages (and Conference Notebooks in future issues) to help you study and apply the recent teachings of the living prophets and apostles and other Church leaders.

Missionary Statistics as of April General Conference

Number of missionaries currently serving missions


Number of young men and young women who have received their mission calls but have not yet entered a missionary training center

Over 20,000

Number of young men and young women currently in the interview process with their bishops and stake presidents

Over 6,000

Number of new missions created


From President Thomas S. Monson, “Welcome to Conference,” Ensign, May 2013, 5.

From left: photograph © Corbis Images; photograph of Thomas S. Monson at Vivian Park; photograph by Craig Dimond