November 2020Highlights from the 190th Semiannual General ConferenceDuring the 190th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church leaders pointed us to Jesus Christ with messages of unity, hope, and peace.Saturday Morning SessionRussell M. NelsonMoving ForwardPresident Nelson teaches that despite adversity, the work of the Lord is moving forward and we can use this time to grow spiritually.David A. BednarWe Will Prove Them HerewithElder Bednar teaches that if we prepare and press forward with faith in Jesus Christ, we will be able to overcome adversity.Scott D. WhitingBecoming like HimElder Whiting teaches how we can follow the commandment to become more like our Savior, Jesus Christ.Michelle D. CraigEyes to SeeSister Craig teaches that with the help of the Holy Ghost we can learn to see others and see ourselves as the Savior does.Quentin L. CookHearts Knit in Righteousness and UnityElder Cook encourages members to be a Zion people and dwell in righteousness, becoming an oasis of unity while celebrating diversity.Ronald A. RasbandRecommended to the LordElder Rasband encourages us to strive to be “recommended to the Lord” by always following the Savior and being worthy of a temple recommend.Dallin H. OaksLove Your EnemiesPresident Oaks teaches that, with the Savior’s help, it is possible to obey and seek to improve our nation’s laws and also to love our adversaries and our enemies.Saturday Afternoon SessionHenry B. EyringSustaining of General Authorities, Area Seventies, and General OfficersPresident Eyring presents the General Authorities, Area Seventies, and General Officers for a sustaining vote.D. Todd ChristoffersonSustainable SocietiesElder Christofferson teaches that the truth of God points a way to personal happiness and community well-being now and to peace and joy hereafter.Steven J. LundFinding Joy in ChristBrother Lund teaches that young people can find joy in Christ by helping others along the covenant path through the Children and Youth program.Gerrit W. GongAll Nations, Kindreds, and TonguesElder Gong describes how God’s promises to bless all nations are being fulfilled, in small and simple ways, throughout the world.W. Christopher WaddellThere Was BreadBishop Waddell teaches that we should seek inspiration and rely on gospel principles to become more self-reliant.Matthew S. HollandThe Exquisite Gift of the SonElder Holland describes how the suffering and Atonement of Jesus Christ can turn the misery of sin and adversity into joy.William K. JacksonThe Culture of ChristElder Jackson teaches that we can all celebrate our individual earthly cultures while being part of the gospel of Jesus Christ.Dieter F. UchtdorfGod Will Do Something UnimaginableElder Uchtdorf teaches that as we endure our trials, God’s love and the blessings of the gospel will help us move forward and upward to heights unimagined.Women’s SessionSharon EubankBy Union of Feeling We Obtain Power with GodSister Eubank teaches us how we can achieve greater unity with each other and thus obtain greater power from God.Becky CravenKeep the ChangeSister Craven teaches that through Jesus Christ, we can make lasting changes and become more like Him.Cristina B. FrancoThe Healing Power of Jesus ChristSister Franco teaches that through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, we can all be mended and healed.Video: The Light That Shineth in DarknessA gentle video montage of women around the world engaging in varied circumstances of service, challenge, and connection.Henry B. EyringSisters in ZionPresident Eyring teaches that women will be key to the gathering of Israel and the creation of a Zion people who will dwell in peace in the New Jerusalem.Dallin H. OaksBe of Good CheerPresident Oaks teaches that because of the gospel we can be of good cheer, even in the midst of challenges and adversity.Russell M. NelsonEmbrace the Future with FaithPresident Nelson teaches that we should prepare temporally, spiritually, and emotionally for the future.Sunday Morning SessionM. Russell BallardWatch Ye Therefore, and Pray AlwaysPresident Ballard teaches us to pray for safety and peace for our nations, families, and Church leaders.Lisa L. HarknessPeace, Be StillSister Harkness teaches that just as the Savior calmed the storm on the Sea of Galilee, He can help us find strength and peace in the midst of trials.Ulisses SoaresSeek Christ in Every ThoughtElder Soares teaches that keeping our thoughts and desires virtuous helps us resist temptation.Carlos A. GodoyI Believe in AngelsElder Godoy teaches that the Lord is aware of our needs and He will send angels to help us.Neil L. AndersenWe Talk of ChristElder Andersen encourages us to learn more about the Savior and talk about Him at home, at church, on social media, and in our everyday conversations.Russell M. NelsonLet God PrevailPresident Nelson describes latter-day covenant Israel as those who let God prevail in their lives. He invites us to make God our life’s most important influence.Sunday Afternoon SessionHenry B. EyringTested, Proved, and PolishedPresident Eyring teaches that enduring the trials of mortal life faithfully helps us to become more like Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ.Jeremy R. JaggiLet Patience Have Her Perfect Work, and Count It All Joy!Elder Jaggi explains how we can find joy, even during times of adversity, by exercising patience and faith in Jesus Christ.Gary E. StevensonHighly Favored of the LordElder Stevenson teaches that although we will face disappointment and affliction, we can come to know that we are highly favored of the Lord.Milton CamargoAsk, Seek, and KnockBrother Camargo teaches how to ask, seek, and knock in prayer.Dale G. RenlundDo Justly, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly with GodElder Renlund explains how following the counsel in Micah 6:8 can help us stay on the covenant path and become more like Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ.Kelly R. JohnsonEnduring PowerElder Johnson teaches that we can access the power of God by building our faith and keeping our covenants.Jeffrey R. HollandWaiting on the LordElder Holland teaches that we can have faith that the Lord will answer our prayers in His time and His way.Russell M. NelsonA New NormalPresident Nelson teaches us to turn our hearts to Heavenly Father and the Savior to achieve our divine potential and feel peace. He announces six new temples.General Authorities and General Officers of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsChart showing the leaders of the Church.News of the ChurchLeadership Changes AnnouncedAn announcement regarding leadership changes.Elder Brent H. NielsonBiography of Elder Brent H. Nielson.Elder Dean M. DaviesBiography of Elder Dean M. Davies.Bishop L. Todd BudgeBiography of Bishop L. Todd Budge.Missionary Referral System: Simple, FastA new referral system makes it easy for members to help their friends meet with the missionaries.Changes in Church MagazinesMajor changes will take place in Church magazines.Six New Temples AnnouncedSix new temples were announced by President Nelson.Statement about Temple CeremonyThe First Presidency released a statement about changes to the temple endowment ceremony.Online System for Temple Prayer RollsMembers can now send the names of family or friends to the temple through a new online system.General Handbook Available in Digital FormatTranslation of the General Handbook will soon be released as various chapters continue to be revised.Update on the Hymnbook RevisionAn update on the revision of the Church’s hymnbook and children’s songbook.Learning from General Conference MessagesCome, Follow Me Book of Mormon Support Articles and ActivitiesMormon 1–6Support articles and activities for Come, Follow Me curriculum.Mormon 7–9Support articles and activities for Come, Follow Me curriculum.Ether 1–5Support articles and activities for Come, Follow Me curriculum.Ether 6–11Support articles and activities for Come, Follow Me curriculum.Ether 12–15Support articles and activities for Come, Follow Me curriculum.