Video: 100,000 Mormons come to the Conference Center

Published: Sunday, Oct. 7 2012 8:00 p.m. MDT

More than 100,000 Church members, friends and invited guests attend the morning session of the182nd Semiannual General Conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012.

Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News

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SALT LAKE CITY — This weekend, more than 100,000 people visited the Conference Center for the 182nd Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

These LDS Church members gathered to listen to more than 30 leaders share messages of faith and counsel, while the rest of the 14 million members were able to watch or listen via television, Internet or radio.

The Conference Center, which opened in 2000, seats approximately 21,000 people and usually fills to capacity for each of the five sessions.

Here is a time-lapse video, produced by Deseret Digital Media, of attendees entering and leaving the Conference Center for the Saturday morning session.

Produced by Kyle Christensen

Filmed by Mo Mqomboti, David Moncion and Kyle Christensen

Edited by David Moncion

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