Conference News

    “Conference News,” Friend, May 2018

    Conference News

    news from general conference

    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

    Sister Bonnie H. Cordon

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

    Sister Lisa L. Harkness

    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

    Elder Ulisses Soares

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

    Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

    Sister Jean B. Bingham

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

    Sister Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society General President

    Elder Gerrit W. Gong

    “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