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“Conference News,” Friend, November 2018

Conference News

Friend Magazine, 2018/11 Nov
  • Starting in January, Primary will be one hour instead of two. It will have two parts: singing time and class time.

  • In class, you’ll study the same scripture stories that you learn about at home. A new book to help your family learn will come in December!

Conference Quotes

Dallin H. Oaks Official Portrait 2018

“Our Heavenly Father is near us and watches over us day and night. Think of it!”

President Dallin H. Oaks, First Counselor in the First Presidency

Bonnie H. Cordon

“The world is more hope-filled and joyful because of the inspired acts of kindness you perform.”

Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women General President

A Dozen New Temples!

President Nelson announced 12 new temples! Use the clues to fill in the names of the countries or states where they will be built.


  1. This country has a temple in the city of Aba.

  2. The first temple in this U.S. state was built in the city of Los Angeles.

  3. The temple in this U.S. state will be near the oldest temple in the Church that is still being used.

  4. People in this island country near Africa speak Portuguese.

  5. This is the second largest country in South America.


  1. This U.S. territory is in the Caribbean.

  2. The first person to reach the top of Mount Everest came from this country.

  3. This country is made up of about 7,500 islands.

  4. This country is next to Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos.

  5. This is an island in between Hawaii and the Philippines.

  6. Millions of monarch butterflies fly here each year from the United States and Canada.

  7. The Amazon River flows through this country.

Answers: Across: 5-Nigeria, 7-California, USA; 8-Utah, USA; 11-Cape Verde, 12-Argentina; Down: 1-Puerto Rico, 2-New Zealand, 3-Philippines, 4-Cambodia, 6-Guam, 9-Mexico, 10-Brazil