Conference Summary for the 177th Annual General Conference
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    “Conference Summary for the 177th Annual General Conference,” Liahona, May 2007, 2–3

    Conference Summary for the 177th Annual General Conference

    Saturday Morning, March 31, 2007, General Session

    Presiding: President Gordon B. Hinckley. Conducting: President Thomas S. Monson. Invocation: Elder Robert F. Orton. Benediction: Elder Paul E. Koelliker. Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Clay Christiansen, organist: “Glory to God on High,” Hymns, no. 67; “Sweet Hour of Prayer,” Hymns, no. 142; “Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel,” Hymns, no. 252, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet,” Hymns, no. 19; “Search, Ponder, and Pray,” Children’s Songbook, 109; “Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” Hymns (1948), no. 70, arr. Wilberg, pub. Oxford.

    Saturday Afternoon, March 31, 2007, General Session

    Presiding: President Gordon B. Hinckley. Conducting: President Gordon B. Hinckley. Invocation: Elder Lowell M. Snow. Benediction: Elder R. Conrad Schultz. Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; John Longhurst and Richard Elliott, organists: “Redeemer of Israel,” Hymns, no. 6, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Come, Come, Ye Saints,” Hymns, no. 30, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “We Love Thy House, O God,” Hymns, no. 247; “How Firm a Foundation,” Hymns, no. 85; “This House We Dedicate to Thee,” Hymns, no. 245, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “The Spirit of God,” Hymns, no. 2, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

    Saturday Evening, March 31, 2007, Priesthood Session

    Presiding: President Gordon B. Hinckley. Conducting: President Thomas S. Monson. Invocation: Elder Wayne S. Peterson. Benediction: Elder Paul V. Johnson. Music by a priesthood choir from Brigham Young University; Ronald Staheli, director; John Longhurst, organist: “Rise Up, O Men of God,” Hymns, no. 324, arr. Staheli, unpublished; “Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy,” Hymns, no. 335, arr. Hopkins, unpublished; “Now Let Us Rejoice,” Hymns, no. 3; “I Love the Lord,” music from Hymns, no. 124, text by John Sears Tanner, arr. Staheli, unpublished.

    Sunday Morning, April 1, 2007, General Session

    Presiding: President Gordon B. Hinckley. Conducting: President Gordon B. Hinckley. Invocation: Elder Robert K. Dellenbach. Benediction: Elder Won Yong Ko. Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Richard Elliott and Clay Christiansen, organists: “Rejoice, the Lord Is King!” Hymns, no. 66; “The Lord My Pasture Will Prepare,” Hymns, no. 109, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “I Am a Child of God,” Hymns, no. 301; “High on the Mountain Top,” Hymns, no. 5; “For He Shall Give His Angels to Watch Over Thee,” Mendelssohn, ed. Jessop, unpublished; “When Faith Endures,” Hymns, no. 128; “O My Father,” Hymns, no. 292, arr. Gates, pub. Jackman.

    Sunday Afternoon, April 1, 2007, General Session

    Presiding: President Gordon B. Hinckley. Conducting: President Thomas S. Monson. Invocation: Elder H. Ross Workman. Benediction: Elder D. Rex Gerratt. Music by the Tabernacle Choir; Craig Jessop and Mack Wilberg, directors; Bonnie Goodliffe, organist: “From All That Dwell below the Skies,” Hymns, no. 90, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “There Is Sunshine in My Soul Today,” Hymns, no. 227, arr. Wilberg, unpublished; “Come, Ye Children of the Lord,” Hymns, no. 58; “I Need Thee Every Hour,” Hymns, no. 98, arr. Wilberg, unpublished.

    Saturday Evening, March 24, 2007, General Young Women Meeting

    Presiding: President Gordon B. Hinckley. Conducting: Susan W. Tanner. Invocation: Hillary Olsen. Benediction: Rosey Bassett. Music by a Young Women choir from stakes in Provo, Utah; Merrilee Webb, director; Linda Margetts, organist: “I Am a Child of God,” Hymns, no. 301, arr. Perry, unpublished (French horn: Mary Wood-Lampros); “If the Savior Stood Beside Me,” DeFord, arr. DeFord, unpublished; “I Stand All Amazed,” Hymns, no. 193, arr. Manookin, pub. Jackman (flute: Kathleen Ellingson; harp: Sarah Edwards); “As Zion’s Youth in Latter Days,” Hymns, no. 256, arr. adapted by Kasen, pub. Jackman.

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    Topic Index

    Abuse, 16

    Activation, 85, 109

    Adversity, 34, 78, 94

    Agency, 94

    Atonement, 99

    Baptism, 41, 92

    Bible, 80

    Book of Mormon, 92

    Church history, 29, 32, 36, 39, 43

    Church magazines, 105

    Cleanliness, 60

    Commitment, 14

    Complacency, 89

    Conversion, 11, 19, 102

    Courage, 45, 57, 78

    Covenants, 19, 76, 112

    Debt, 51

    Decisions, 48

    Diligence, 45, 51

    Divine nature, 94, 106

    Divorce, 70

    Education, 54

    Encouragement, 16

    Eternal life, 22

    Example, 106, 109

    Faith, 8, 41, 48, 67, 74, 76, 78, 97, 109, 115

    Family, 54, 76

    Family home evening, 105

    Forgiveness, 67, 99

    General conference, 41, 105

    Goals, 45

    Godhead, 83, 92

    God the Father, 8

    Gratitude, 34, 57

    Healing, 67, 70

    Hinckley, Gordon B., 29

    Holy Ghost, 26, 78

    Honesty, 45, 76

    Hope, 102

    Humility, 67

    Hymns, 11, 94

    Individual worth, 106

    Inspiration, 26

    Integrity, 45, 60

    Jesus Christ, 22, 80, 109

    Kindness, 105

    Love, 22, 34, 106

    Marriage, 16, 70, 105

    Missionary work, 11

    Modesty, 112

    Music, 11, 26

    Obedience, 14, 45, 48, 60, 94, 97

    Parenthood, 94

    Peace, 8

    Prayer, 8, 76, 94, 115

    Preparation, 48, 51

    Priesthood, 54, 57, 85

    Priorities, 74

    Procrastination, 89

    Prophets, 29, 32, 39

    Remembering, 36

    Repentance, 99, 102, 109

    Responsibility, 54

    Restoration, 83, 85, 92

    Resurrection, 22

    Revelation, 92

    Reverence, 11

    Righteousness, 51, 54

    Sacrifice, 80, 94, 109

    Sanctification, 19

    Scriptures, 76, 80, 115

    Self-reliance, 51

    Service, 45, 85, 89

    Smith, Joseph, 78, 80

    Spiritual rebirth, 19

    Standards, 14

    Tabernacle, 26, 29, 32, 39, 41, 43

    Testimony, 32, 54, 78, 83

    Tithing, 57, 97, 115

    Unity, 106

    Virtue, 112

    Word of Wisdom, 14

    Words, 16

    Worship, 11

    Worthiness, 57

    Young, Brigham, 29

    Young women, 109

    Youth, 14

    Speakers Listed in Alphabetical Order

    Andersen, Neil L., 74

    Ballard, M. Russell, 80

    Beck, Julie B., 109

    Bednar, David A., 19

    Burton, H. David, 32

    Coleman, Gary J., 92

    Dahlquist, Charles W., II, 94

    Dalton, Elaine S., 112

    Dickson, John B., 14

    Eyring, Henry B., 89

    Faust, James E., 39, 54, 67

    Hales, Robert D., 48

    Hinckley, Gordon B., 43, 60, 83, 105, 115

    Holland, Jeffrey R., 16

    Jensen, Jay E., 11

    Jensen, Marlin K., 36

    Kikuchi, Yoshihiko, 97

    Matsumori, Vicki F., 76

    McMullin, Keith B., 51

    Monson, Thomas S., 4, 22, 41, 57

    Nelson, Russell M., 102

    Oaks, Dallin H., 70

    Pace, Glenn L., 78

    Packer, Boyd K., 26

    Parkin, Bonnie D., 34

    Perry, L. Tom, 85

    Scott, Richard G., 8

    Tanner, Susan W., 106

    Tingey, Earl C., 29

    Uchtdorf, Dieter F., 99

    Wirthlin, Joseph B., 45