Conference News

“Conference News,” Friend, May 2017

Conference News

Friend Magazine, 2017/5 May

Conference Quotes

Uchtdorf, Dieter F.

“Christ’s love will help us become a little kinder, more forgiving, more caring.”

President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, Second Counselor in the First Presidency

Hales, Robert D.

“We are all called to be disciples of our Savior.”

Elder Robert D. Hales of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Jones, Joy D.

“As [children] keep their promises, they feel the Spirit in their lives.”

Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary General President

More Temples!

President Monson announced five new temples. Fill in the blanks to find out where they are. Check your answers below.

  • Brasilia, ___ ___ A ___ ___ ___

  • M ___ ___ ___ L ___ , Philippines

  • Nairobi, ___ ___ ___ Y ___

  • ___ ___ C ___ ___ ___ L ___ ___ , Idaho, USA

  • Saratoga Springs, ___ ___ ___ H, USA

Bonus question: Which city will soon have two temples?

Temple Math

  • 155 temples now open

  • + 25 temples already announced or under construction

  • + 5 temples announced in conference

  • _________ total when all are finished

Primary News

Bingham, Jean B.

Sister Jean B. Bingham was released as First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency. That’s because she was sustained as the new Relief Society General President! (She’s the one in the middle.)

Franco, Cristina B.

Sister Cristina B. Franco is the new Second Counselor in the Primary General Presidency. She was born in Argentina and is on a mission there with her husband until July.