How to find conference talks before 1971

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Where can I find old general conference talks?

Conference.lds.org has conference talks back to 1971 in text, and more recent talks in video, audio, PDF, and EPUB in many languages. Also in the Gospel Library app. 2. BYU has an LDS General Conference Corpus that lets you search the 24 million words in the 10,000 talks given from 1851 to 2010 in English. 3.

Where can I find conference talks in the LDS Church?

Conference.lds.org has conference talks back to 1971 in text, and more recent talks in video, audio, PDF, and EPUB in many languages. Also in the Gospel Library app.

How do I search for conference talks?

Or search talks about (topic) and select the first search result, General Conference Talks About (Topic), to open a list of several talks on the subject. The same method can be used to search by the name of a General Authority or the title of a talk. This website contains a searchable body of conference talks from 1851 to the present.

What happened before conference was recorded?

Before conference was recorded or broadcast, these reports—published by the Church and available for purchase shortly after conference—were how the information delivered at conference was disseminated to many of the Saints who could not gather on Temple Square.

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Where can I find old general conference talks?

The Church History Department has scanned all the general conference reports in English since 1880 and placed them online in the Internet Archive, a nonprofit internet library.


How do I search general conference chats?

Conference talks are also discoverable by a topical search on the ChurchofJesusChrist.org home page. Type a topic in the search bar and click Search. Fine-tune the search by selecting General Conference, found under the search bar.


How do I download general conference talks?

The English texts of the general conference talks are available on Gospel Library, both in the app and online at churchofjesuschrist.org. The talk texts in other languages will be added in coming days, according to the Church’s Newsroom announcement on Wednesday, Oct. 6.


How many general conference talks are there?

It consists of five general sessions. From April 2018 to April 2021, the priesthood session was held during the April conference, with a General Women’s Session (for females 11 years and older) held during October’s conference.


When can I read general conference talks?

Available on the General Conference YouTube channel within 24 hours and Gospel Library by the Wednesday after conference weekend.


How many LDS Conference Talks are there?

five sessionsThe five sessions of conference are streamed live on ChurchofJesusChrist.org, on the Church’s General Conference YouTube channel, and through the Gospel Library app. Viewers are welcome to watch or listen to any or all of the sessions. During the conference, Church leaders speak on many spiritual topics.


How do I download videos from Churchofjesuschrist org?

On your computer, click the video link in the lesson outline. When the video loads, you’ll see a Download link below it. Click Download.


What time is the afternoon session of general conference?

Saturday afternoon session, 2 p.m. MDT. Saturday evening women’s session, 6 p.m. MDT. Sunday morning session, 10 a.m. MDT. Sunday afternoon session, 2 p.m. MDT.


What is the date for LDS General Conference?

We welcome you to participate in the general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints happening October 2–3, 2021.


Do Mormons believe that Jesus is God?

Mormons regard Jesus Christ as the central figure of their faith, and the perfect example of how they should live their lives. Jesus Christ is the second person of the Godhead and a separate being from God the Father and the Holy Ghost. Mormons believe that: Jesus Christ is the first-born spirit child of God.


Can Mormons drink coffee?

Mormons are taught not to drink any kind of alcohol (see D&C 89:5–7). Mormons are also taught not to drink “hot drinks,” meaning coffee or any tea other than herbal tea (see D&C 89:9), and not to use tobacco (see D&C 89:8).


Do Mormons have multiple wives?

It proclaimed that anyone taking additional wives would be excommunicated from the Church. Existing plural marriages and families were not automatically dissolved, but remained into the 1950s. Today, the practice of polygamy is strictly prohibited in the Church. No one can practice it and remain a member.


Can Mormons drink coffee?

Mormons are taught not to drink any kind of alcohol (see D&C 89:5–7). Mormons are also taught not to drink “hot drinks,” meaning coffee or any tea other than herbal tea (see D&C 89:9), and not to use tobacco (see D&C 89:8).


Do Mormons believe that Jesus is God?

Mormons regard Jesus Christ as the central figure of their faith, and the perfect example of how they should live their lives. Jesus Christ is the second person of the Godhead and a separate being from God the Father and the Holy Ghost. Mormons believe that: Jesus Christ is the first-born spirit child of God.


What are Mormons not allowed to do?

Alcohol, tobacco, tea, coffee and drugs These are all specifically banned in the Word of Wisdom, except for drugs. The prophets have made it clear that drugs, other than for medical use, are also banned. Mormons are also strongly discouraged from drinking soft drinks containing caffeine.


Do LDS have multiple wives?

It proclaimed that anyone taking additional wives would be excommunicated from the Church. Existing plural marriages and families were not automatically dissolved, but remained into the 1950s. Today, the practice of polygamy is strictly prohibited in the Church. No one can practice it and remain a member.


General Conference sessions prior to 1971

Does anyone know if recordings of General Conference sessions prior to 1971 are available anywhere?


Re: General Conference sessions prior to 1971

I’m really looking for audio files of conference addresses prior to 1971. Elder Richard L. Evans in particular, as he always had a deep, peaceful, comforting voice.


Re: General Conference sessions prior to 1971

johnshaw wrote: 1971 is a pretty firm stop on this stuff. I doubt you’ll ever see official church sponsored publishing beyond that date.


Re: General Conference sessions prior to 1971

russelljd wrote: 1971 is when Correlation started reviewing content (coincides with release of the modern Church Magazines.) Anything before 1971 is not Correlated which would need to be done before official release.


Why was the October conference cancelled?

October conference that year was cancelled due to the Asian flu epidemic.


When did the Ensign magazine start printing conference talks?

In 1974 the Ensign magazine returned to printing conference talks in its May and November issues. A note from the editors in the May 1974 issue states, “This issue of the Ensign contains, in chronological order, the addresses and proceedings of the general conference sessions. It also contains news of the announcements and presentations associated with the general conference sessions.” 1 This pattern continues to the current conference. Conference talks are also published in the Liahona in 50 languages. In 1997 the Ensign started posting general conference talks on the Church website a few days after conference.


What is the book of women’s addresses?

This volume is a collection of addresses given by women throughout the history of the Church. While not all the discourses in the book were given at general conference, many of them were. The book also contains an appendix that lists all female speakers in general conference from 1845 to 2016. The list includes the dates and the sessions during which the women spoke.


When was Temple Square shuffled?

Conference goers shuffle out of Temple Square, circa 1910–1911.


General Conference before 1970?

I’m looking for a Conference Report from October 1961, where can I find this?


Re: General Conference before 1970?

80sDweeb wrote: I’m looking for a Conference Report from October 1961, where can I find this?


Re: General Conference before 1970?

80sDweeb wrote: I’m looking for a Conference Report from October 1961, where can I find this?


Re: General Conference before 1970?

Go to https://scriptures.byu.edu/ or if you have Andriod or iOS device you can download the Citation Index app (aka LDS Scripture Citation Index) if you want it for offline usage.

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