PROVO BYU Television and KBYU-TV (Channel 11) will rebroadcast the special fireside, "The Church Commemoration of the 30th Anniversary of the Priesthood Revelation," this weekend.
The fireside took place Sunday in the Salt Lake Tabernacle on Temple Square and celebrated the 30th anniversary of the 1978 revelation that extended the priesthood to all worthy male members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The 84-minute program features testimonies and special remarks from LDS Church leaders and members including Elder Sheldon F. Child of the Seventy, President Fred A. Parker III of the Atlanta Georgia Stake, Catherine M. Stokes and President Ahmad S. Corbitt of the Cherry Hill New Jersey Stake.
The program also features musical numbers from a multicultural choir directed by Mormon Tabernacle Choir director Mack Wilberg and solo performances from tenor Alex Boye, a member of the Tabernacle Choir. Included in the fireside is a special video presentation, "He Inviteth Us All," which commemorates the 1978 revelation and its impact on the church and its members worldwide.
The fireside will air on BYU Television today at noon and Sunday at 11 a.m. It will air on KBYU-TV Sunday at 1 p.m. For more information on the program's air dates for BYU Television, KBYU-TV, KBYU-FM and BYU Radio, visit www.byub.org or call 801-422-8450.