April 2011 Saturday Morning Session Saturday Morning Session Thomas S. MonsonIt’s Conference Once AgainThank you for your faith and devotion to the gospel, for the love and care you show to one another, and for the service you provide. L. Tom PerryThe Sabbath and the SacramentLet your family be filled with love as you honor the Sabbath all day long and experience its spiritual blessings throughout the week. Jean A. StevensBecome as a Little ChildIf we have a heart to learn and a willingness to follow the example of children, their divine attributes can hold a key to unlocking our own spiritual growth. Walter F. GonzálezFollowers of ChristFollowers of Christ pattern their lives after the Savior to walk in the light. Kent F. RichardsThe Atonement Covers All PainOur great personal challenge in mortality is to become “a saint through the atonement of Christ.” Quentin L. CookLDS Women Are Incredible!Much of what we accomplish in the Church is due to the selfless service of women. Henry B. EyringOpportunities to Do GoodThe Lord’s way to help those in temporal need requires people who out of love have consecrated themselves and what they have to God and to His work. Saturday Afternoon Session Saturday Afternoon Session Dieter F. UchtdorfThe Sustaining of Church OfficersIt is proposed that we sustain Thomas Spencer Monson as prophet, seer, and revelator and President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Henry Bennion Eyring as First Counselor in the First Presidency; and Dieter Friedrich Uchtdorf as Second Counselor in the First Presidency. Robert W. CantwellChurch Auditing Department Report, 2010To the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Brook P. HalesStatistical Report, 2010The First Presidency has issued the following statistical report of the Church for 2010. As of December 31, 2010, there were 2,896 stakes, 340 missions, 614 districts, and 28,660 wards and branches. Boyd K. PackerGuided by the Holy SpiritEvery one of us can be guided by the spirit of revelation and the gift of the Holy Ghost. Russell M. NelsonFace the Future with FaithTruth, covenants, and ordinances enable us to overcome fear and face the future with faith! Richard J. MaynesEstablishing a Christ-Centered HomeWe understand and believe in the eternal nature of the family. This understanding and belief should inspire us to do everything in our power to establish a Christ-centered home. Cecil O. Samuelson Jr.TestimonyThe fundamentals of gaining and retaining a testimony of the gospel of Jesus Christ are straightforward, clear, and within the capacity of every person. Dallin H. OaksDesireTo achieve our eternal destiny, we will desire and work for the qualities required to become an eternal being. M. Russell BallardFinding Joy through Loving ServiceMay we show our love and appreciation for the Savior’s atoning sacrifice through our simple, compassionate acts of service. Priesthood Session Priesthood Session Neil L. AndersenPreparing the World for the Second ComingYour mission will be a sacred opportunity to bring others to Christ and help prepare for the Second Coming of the Savior. Steven E. SnowHopeOur hope in the Atonement empowers us with eternal perspective. Larry M. GibsonSacred Keys of the Aaronic PriesthoodThe Lord wants every Aaronic Priesthood holder to invite all to come unto Christ—beginning with his own family. Dieter F. UchtdorfYour Potential, Your PrivilegeAs you read the scriptures and listen to the words of the prophets with all your heart and mind, the Lord will tell you how to live up to your priesthood privileges. Henry B. EyringLearning in the PriesthoodIf you will be diligent and obedient in the priesthood, treasures of spiritual knowledge will be poured out upon you. Thomas S. MonsonPriesthood PowerMay we be worthy recipients of the divine power of the priesthood we bear. May it bless our lives and may we use it to bless the lives of others. Sunday Morning Session Sunday Morning Session Dieter F. UchtdorfWaiting on the Road to DamascusThose who diligently seek to learn of Christ eventually will come to know Him. Paul V. JohnsonMore Than Conquerors through Him That Loved UsTrials are not just to test us. They are vitally important to the process of putting on the divine nature. H. David BurtonThe Sanctifying Work of WelfareThe work of caring for one another and being “kind to the poor” is a sanctifying work, commanded of the Father. Silvia H. AllredThe Essence of DiscipleshipWhen love becomes the guiding principle in our care for others, our service to them becomes the gospel in action. David A. BednarThe Spirit of RevelationThe spirit of revelation is real—and can and does function in our individual lives and in the Church. Thomas S. MonsonThe Holy Temple—a Beacon to the WorldThe all-important and crowning blessings of membership in the Church are those blessings which we receive in the temples of God. Sunday Afternoon Session Sunday Afternoon Session Richard G. ScottThe Eternal Blessings of MarriageThe temple sealing has greater meaning as life unfolds. It will help you draw ever closer together and find greater joy and fulfillment. D. Todd Christofferson“As Many as I Love, I Rebuke and Chasten”The very experience of enduring chastening can refine us and prepare us for greater spiritual privileges. Carl B. PrattThe Lord’s Richest BlessingsAs we pay our tithing faithfully, the Lord will open the windows of heaven and pour out upon us His richest blessings. Lynn G. RobbinsWhat Manner of Men and Women Ought Ye to Be?May your efforts to develop Christlike attributes be successful so that His image may be engraven in your countenance and His attributes manifest in your behavior. Benjamín De HoyosCalled to Be SaintsHow blessed we are to have been brought into this fellowship of the Latter-day Saints! C. Scott GrowThe Miracle of the AtonementThere is no sin or transgression, pain or sorrow, which is outside of the healing power of His Atonement. Jeffrey R. HollandAn Ensign to the NationsIf we teach by the Spirit and you listen by the Spirit, some one of us will touch on your circumstance. Thomas S. MonsonAt PartingNone of us can conceive the full import of what Christ did for us in Gethsemane, but I am grateful every day of my life for His atoning sacrifice. General Young Women Meeting General Young Women Meeting Ann M. DibbI Believe in Being Honest and TrueBeing true to our beliefs—even when doing so isn’t popular, easy, or fun—keeps us safely on the path that leads to eternal life with our Heavenly Father. Mary N. Cook“Remember This: Kindness Begins with Me”Benevolence can bring joy and unity to your home, your class, your ward, and your school. Elaine S. DaltonGuardians of VirtuePrepare now so that you may qualify to receive all the blessings that await you in the Lord’s holy temples. Henry B. EyringA Living TestimonyTestimony requires the nurturing by the prayer of faith, the hungering for the word of God in the scriptures, and the obedience to the truth.