Summary for the 184th Semiannual General Conference
    Footnotes

    “Summary for the 184th Semiannual General Conference,” Ensign, November 2014, 2–3

    Summary for the 184th Semiannual General Conference

    Saturday Morning, October 4, 2014, General Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Henry B. Eyring.

    Invocation: Bonnie L. Oscarson.

    Benediction: Elder Bradley D. Foster.

    Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Mack Wilberg and Ryan Murphy, directors; Richard Elliott and Andrew Unsworth, organists: “The Morning Breaks,” Hymns, no. 1; “High on the Mountain Top,” Hymns, no. 5, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Beautiful Zion, Built Above,” Hymns, no. 44, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah,” Hymns, no. 83; “If I Listen with My Heart,” DeFord, arr. Murphy, unpublished; “From All That Dwell below the Skies,” Hymns, no. 90, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

    Saturday Afternoon, October 4, 2014, General Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Dieter F. Uchtdorf.

    Invocation: Elder Wilford W. Andersen.

    Benediction: Elder Edward Dube.

    Music by a combined choir from stakes in Tooele, Grantsville, and Stansbury Park, Utah; Hollie Bevan, director; Linda Margetts, organist: “Arise, O God, and Shine,” Hymns, no. 265, arr. Wilberg, pub. by Oxford; “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” Hymns, no. 136, arr. Huff, unpublished; “Redeemer of Israel,” Hymns, no. 6; “Abide with Me; ’Tis Eventide,” Hymns, no. 165, arr. Gates, pub. by Jackman.

    Saturday Evening, October 4, 2014, Priesthood Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Henry B. Eyring.

    Invocation: Elder Bruce A. Carlson.

    Benediction: Elder James B. Martino.

    Music by a priesthood choir from the Provo Missionary Training Center; Ryan Eggett and Elmo Keck, directors; Clay Christiansen, organist: “Rise Up, O Men of God,” Hymns, no. 324, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; Missionary Medley: “I Hope They Call Me on a Mission,” Children’s Songbook, 169; “I Will Be Valiant,” Children’s Songbook, 162; “We’ll Bring the World His Truth,” Children’s Songbook, 172; “Called to Serve,” Children’s Songbook, 174, arr. Evans and Eggett, unpublished; “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,” Hymns, no. 19; “Ye Elders of Israel,” Hymns, no. 319, arr. Spiel, unpublished.

    Sunday Morning, October 5, 2014, General Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Dieter F. Uchtdorf.

    Invocation: Elder Don R. Clarke.

    Benediction: Rosemary M. Wixom.

    Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Mack Wilberg, director; Andrew Unsworth and Clay Christiansen, organists: “Sing Praise to Him,” Hymns, no. 70; “Praise the Lord with Heart and Voice,” Hymns, no. 73; “Praise to the Man,” Hymns, no. 27, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Come, Ye Children of the Lord,” Hymns, no. 58; “Softly and Tenderly,” Thompson, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “How Firm a Foundation,” Hymns, no. 85, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

    Sunday Afternoon, October 5, 2014, General Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: President Henry B. Eyring.

    Invocation: Elder David F. Evans.

    Benediction: John S. Tanner.

    Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Mack Wilberg and Ryan Murphy, directors; Bonnie Goodliffe and Linda Margetts, organists: “Lo, the Mighty God Appearing!” Hymns, no. 55, arr. Murphy, unpublished; “Count Your Blessings,” Hymns, no. 241; “I Am a Child of God,” Hymns, no. 301, arr. Murphy, unpublished; “We Ever Pray for Thee,” Hymns, no. 23, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

    Saturday Evening, September 27, 2014, General Women’s Session

    Presiding: President Thomas S. Monson.

    Conducting: Rosemary M. Wixom.

    Invocation: Dorah Mkhabela.

    Benediction: Amy Caroline White.

    Music by a combined Primary, Young Women, and Relief Society choir from stakes in Magna, Hunter, and Taylorsville, Utah; Erin Pike Tall, director; Linda Margetts, organist: “On This Day of Joy and Gladness,” Hymns, no. 64, arr. Tall and Margetts, unpublished; “I Love to See the Temple,” Children’s Songbook, 95, performed by a children’s choir from Seoul, Korea, arr. Zabriskie, unpublished; Medley: “I Know That My Savior Loves Me,” Bell and Creamer; “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” Hymns, no. 136, arr. Tall and Margetts, unpublished; “I Am a Child of God,” Children’s Songbook, 2, arr. Zabriskie, unpublished; “Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise,” Hymns, no. 41, arr. Ward, unpublished.

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    On the Cover

    Front: Photograph by Nathaniel Ray Edwards.

    Back: Photograph by Leslie Nilsson.

    Conference Photography

    Scenes of general conference in Salt Lake City were taken by Welden C. Andersen, Cody Bell, Janae Bingham, Randy Collier, Weston Colton, Craig Dimond, Nathaniel Ray Edwards, Ashlee Larsen, August Miller, Brian Nicholson, Leslie Nilsson, Matthew Reier, Christina Smith, and Byron Warner; in Alexandria, Virginia, USA, by Chance Hammock; in Verona, Wisconsin, USA, by Jenifer Ann Lee; in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, USA, by David Winters; in San Lorenzo, Paraguay, by Rebeca Ríos Benites; in Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, by Del Benson; in Cuauhtémoc, Mexico, by Niltza Beatriz Santillan Castillo; in Sobral, Brazil, by Wesley Dias; in Las Piñas, Philippines, by Daniel Sanchez Labajo Jr.; in Waterford, Ireland, by Eymard Martin; in Canoas, Brazil, by Michael Morris Jr.; in Bariloche, Argentina, by Josué Peña; and in Cape Town, South Africa, by Samantha Scales.