“Conference News,” Friend, May 2018
President Nelson announced seven new temples. Fill in the blanks to find out where they will be. Check your answers below.
Salta, ___ r ___ en ___ in ___
Bengaluru, ___ n ___ ___ a_
__ a ___ a ___ ua, Nicaragua
Cagayan de Oro, ___ ___ ili ___ ___ i ___ es
___ a ___ ton, Utah, USA
Richmond, ___ i ___ g ___ ni ___, USA_
__ ___ ss ___ a (the city will be announced later)
Sister Bonnie H. Cordon was released from the Primary General Presidency because she is the new Young Women General President!
The new First Counselor in the Primary General Presidency is Sister Lisa L. Harkness. She served a mission in Louisiana, USA, where she taught people the gospel in Spanish. She likes spending time with her family, golfing, hiking, and doing family history.
Amelia and Pierce C., ages 3 and 5, Virginia, USA, stood and raised their hands to sustain our new prophet, President Russell M. Nelson. The Saturday morning session was called a “solemn assembly.” Everyone in the Church, starting with the First Presidency, got to sustain our leaders.
Two new Apostles were sustained, Elder Gerrit W. Gong and Elder Ulisses Soares. Learn more about them on pages 24–25.
How many languages was conference translated into?
“Having prophets is a sign of God’s love for His children.”
Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
“With love as the motivation, miracles will happen.”
Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society General President
“As our Primary children sing, ‘Follow the prophet; he knows the way.’”
Elder Gerrit W. Gong of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles
Answers: Argentina, India, Managua, Philippines, Layton, Virginia, Russia; c