Schedules and other facts for the 180th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, convening in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City this weekend:
Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 2 and Oct. 3, 2010. The Saturday general sessions will be at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; Sunday sessions will be at 9:30 a.m. (which includes "Music and the Spoken Word") and 2 p.m. The general priesthood meeting will be held in the Conference Center on Saturday, Oct. 2, at 6 p.m.
Tickets are required for admission to sessions in the Conference Center. To obtain tickets, please contact your local Mormon priesthood leader.
Admission to the Conference Center is limited to those ages 8 and older for general sessions and 12 and older for the priesthood session. No babies, please.
Wheelchair seating is available. Patrons who require such seating should inform Guest Services when they arrive. Interpretation by an American Sign Language interpreter is available. Language-translation headsets are available.
For general conference sessions, the Conference Center doors open 90 minutes before the session start time.
The Utah Transit Authority will offer expanded TRAX service for conference. However, there is no FrontRunner service on Sunday.
Thousands of satellite channels in more than 80 nations will receive the signal. The talks will be translated into more than 80 languages.
Go to www.bonneville.info and click on "General Conference" for a complete list of TV, radio or satellite reception options for all 50 states, plus Canada and Bermuda.
On Salt Lake-area TV: All four general sessions will be broadcast live on KSL/Ch. 5 and on cable/satellite station BYU-TV.
On the radio: KSL Radio (AM-1160/FM-102.7) and KBYU (FM-89.1/89.5) will air all four general sessions live.
KVNU (AM-610), Logan; KSUB/KSSD (AM-590), Cedar City; KMTI/KMGR (AM-630/FM-93.7), Manti; KSVC (AM-980), Richfield; KDXU (AM-890), St. George; KSRR/KQMB (AM-1400/FM-96.7), Orem; KSVN (Spanish, AM-730), Salt Lake; KBJA (AM-1640), South Jordan; and KVEL (AM-920), Vernal, also will air the general sessions live.
On satellite and other TV stations: The church will provide an analog signal on AMC-11, 131 degrees west, transponder c 06; and a digital signal on Galaxy 23, 121 degrees west, transponder 24c.
On the Web: Live Internet video streams will be available on www.lds.org in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and American Sign Language.
KSL/Ch. 5 will broadcast some special programs for general conference weekend:
Saturday, Oct. 2:
Noon — "History of the Saints," hosted by Glenn Rawson
12:30 p.m. — "The World Report of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints"
1 p.m. — "Seeds of Faith: The Saints of the Kingdom of Cambodia," hosted by Carole Mikita
4 p.m. — "Fathers of Faith"
4:30 p.m. — "Footprints of Faith"
Sunday, Oct. 3:
Noon — "Faith Reborn: A Temple in Ukraine," hosted by Carole Mikita
1 p.m. — "Footprints of Faith"
1:30 p.m. — "Mormon Times," hosted by Kathy Aiken
4 p.m. — "Out in the Light," hosted by Jane Clayson Johnson
Treasures open house
A copy of the Book of Mormon that once belonged to Hyrum Smith along with several photos and a missionary journal of young Spencer W. Kimball are some of the items that will be on display at the Church History Library's "Treasures of the Collection" open house Friday, Oct. 1, 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 2, noon to 2 p.m. and 4 to 9 p.m.
More than 100 items will be on display, including a first-edition copy of the Book of Mormon, the Book of Commandments, the Thai and Croatian translation manuscripts, and items from Mischa Markow, the LDS Church's first missionary in Romania, Serbia, Croatia, Latvia and Belgium.
The Church History Library is at 15 E. North Temple, on the northeast corner of North Temple and Main streets. For information, visit www.churchhistorylibrary.org or call 801-240-2272.
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