Mormon women leaders speak at conference in New Jersey

Published: Thursday, May 29 2014 1:40 p.m. MDT

From left, Sister Jean A. Stevens, Sister Rosemary M. Wixom and Sister Cheryl A. Esplin leave the afternoon session of the 183rd Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, April 7, 2013.

Kristin Murphy, Deseret News

Women of all ages from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Morristown, New Jersey, gathered on May 16 to be instructed by leaders of the church’s Primary, Young Women and Relief Society general presidencies.

Sister Cheryl A. Esplin, second counselor in the Primary general presidency; Sister Carol F. McConkie, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency; and Sister Carole M. Stephens, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency, participated in an all-day meeting in which they expressed the importance of learning to rely on each other, NJ.com reported.

"We are a sisterhood," Sister McConkie said. "We need to pull together to strengthen one another as daughters, mothers and sisters."

Visit NJ.com to learn more about the meeting held in Morristown.

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