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“Conference News,” Friend, May 2018

Conference News

Friend Magazine, 2018/05 May

Seven New Temples!

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)

Primary News

Bonnie H. Cordon

Sister Bonnie H. Cordon was released from the Primary General Presidency because she is the new Young Women General President!

Lisa Harkness, Primary General Presidency First Counselor

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.

Raising Our Hands

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.

Did You Know?

How many languages was conference translated into?

  1. 59

  2. 72

  3. 96

Conference Quotes

Soares, Ulisses

“Having prophets is a sign of God’s love for His children.”

Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

Jean B. Bingham

“With love as the motivation, miracles will happen.”

Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society General President

Gong, Gerrit W.

“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