...even impossible hopes, such as that I hope they would declare LGBT relationships acceptable. I think it changed (in practice) in the 1980s or so. “We look forward to commemorating with members of the Church the 200th anniversary … All of the translations turn into revelations. Backing off of the literalism a bit would be awesome. This is the slowest growth in any year since 1937 (when it was 0.93%). I have low expectations of some spectacular happening. https://www.sltrib.com/religion/2020/04/29/plans-an-lds-temple/Comments about the Shanghai temple not really having any mojo. Possibly the declaration on the family. If anything they will announce building … What will October’s General Conference bring? Ensuring a Righteous Judgment. 3 stars. Holy Fetch! Kraus said. Post by Ferrisbueller » Fri Jan 31, 2020 2:50 am. Maybe then people will stop being so horrible to *cough* some specific groups of … All of these are just suggestions, not necessarily saying I think these might or should happen. Welcome to HolyFetch.com I hope you have a heck of a good time. Throw a bone to the mixed faith marriages!! My SO and I have increased our charitable giving, also. A new version of the scriptures. Relief Society General President offers 5 suggestions for ‘finding sunshine in the rain’ LDS Living - President Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society General President, recently penned a piece for the Ensign where she recalled childhood memories of getting caught in rain storms. After reconfiguring a few things, I have updated my predictions for the poteential speaking ordeer, the most likely changes in general Church leadership, and the list of locations in which a temple might be announced. Henry B. Eyring. HolyFetch.com is the website for Mormon urban legends, LDS gossip, rumors, faith-promoting stories, famous Mormons and other latter-day folklore. Just for fun. 2 stars. Bookmark Discussion. James R. Rasband. LDS Daily provides your most up-to-date news and resources for members of the church. 4 stars. (Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the governing First Presidency, conducts the opening General Conference session April 4, 2020. Not since 1956 have the stars aligned to give the world, Easter, LDS General Conference and April Fool’s Day all in one 24-hour period. Let’s hear them. My specific emphasis and focus is on the ministry of our current apostles, General Conference, and up-to-date temple information. Not sure how #1 or #2 could miss, #4 seems highly likely this conference, and the rest seem likely at some point in the next 40 years. The first thought I had was some extra musicals. Sign In. Here are a few intriguing ones: “Women can be Sunday School presidency members and Ward Mission Leaders”, “Elders and High Priests will combine for third hour lessons.”, “Everyone must get a civil marriage & then be sealed.”, “Sister Missionary age change to 18 years-old.”. Bible into modern English and the Book of Mormon as well. Ferrisbueller captain of 100 Posts: 149. The updates largely … When they give platitudes about how there is a place for everyone in the church, not saying things in the next breath that contradict the notion. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced Thursday that its 2020 October General Conference will not be open to the public. I've heard people say they would like garments to be something they only have to wear while attending temple sessions. All of these are just suggestions, not necessarily saying I think these might or should happen. "As we watch General Conference we should look for the spirit of prophecy." Lots of talk about the revelations of Joseph Smith. In a press conference during Nelson’s South America ministry tour, he said there would be more temples announced at October’s general conference. The updates largely speak for themselves, but I am … But there are many drugs available for lowering uric acid. "" 21 Questions to Get the Most Out of Your Christmas Miss... 5 Things to Never Forget if Your Loved One Leaves the C... Unmarried Returned Missionaries: New Option to Apply fo... Mormon Light – Rumors Swirling Around “Historic” General Conference, I’m not a Latter-day Saint: Here are 3 things I got out of general conference, President Nelson announces edited temple recommend questions, says next April will be ‘different from any previous conference’, The women of the Church have ‘the spiritual power to change the world,’ President Nelson says, Read all the Apostle’s Blessings and Testimonies from the 2018 October Conference Session, Elder Gerrit W. Gong, Latter-day Saint apostle, and Sister Susan Gong test positive for COVID-19, President Nelson closes October general conference with invitation to embrace ‘a new normal’ by turning to Christ, Elder David A. Bednar: ‘We Will Prove Them Herewith’, First Presidency announces changes to Church magazines — Ensign title retired, New Era renamed. Just for fun. 1 stars. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, https://www.sltrib.com/religion/2020/04/29/plans-an-lds-temple/. I expect that more emphasis will be placed on revelations of Joseph Smith and not translations. While these tweets are fun and interesting to think about, others pieces of information seem to hold more credence. First thing I'd start doing if anyone was desperate/dumb enough to make me a bishop. An Especially Noble Calling. Ask questions about LDS theology or doctrine. Sign In . Fall October 2020 General Conference Journal Kit - LDS General Conference Journals for Families, Young Women, Young Men, & Relief Society MinisteringPrintable. Sign in with Facebook. /r/Mormon is a subreddit for articles and topics of interest to people interested in Mormon themes. I have also seen the following two rumors, but I think they have no credibility whatsoever, and do fall into the category of wishful thinking or just a joke. Rumors circulated for several months that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints would reduce the ... 2020 @ 11:04 pm. On Sept. 12, President Russell M. Nelson, president of the church, spoke … Coffee and tea no longer against the Word of Wisdom. In 2018, he announced 19 new temples. We will no longer be allowed to use the phrase "nourish and strengthen our bodies" ever again. I have been telling people this live during general conference every single six months in-between the speakers. You are 100% correct. Saturday Morning Session. An unexpected announcement of how one or more temples has opened for work for the dead and the blessings of people who are doing work for the dead in that temple. Lots of talk about temples including probably a few announcements. (Photo courtesy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) Laudy R. Kaouk speaks at the Saturday evening session of General Conference on April 4. My favourite so far are shortening Elder's missions to 18 months, and getting rid of fast and testimony meetings. Get a daily dose of scriptures, videos, church talks and more. A Latter-day Saint woman watches a previous session of the general conference from her home. Not to say that I think it likely that it will happen this session, but I could definitely see it happening within ten years. A round-about way to give more authority to women. LDS Church to Announce Plastic Surgery Ban at April 2020 General Conference President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints hinted during the Church’s October 2019 General Conference that the upcoming Conference session–to be held April 4 th and 5 th of this year– would be unlike any other. Ready….go! DW feels sooo much guilt when she does me a favor. 1.56K Members 342 Discussions. SALT LAKE CITY – As Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints President Russell M. Nelson gears up for the Church’s April semi-annual conference, many have wondered what other changes The church’s annual report presented during General Conference shows that the LDS church grew by 261,862 people in 2015, a 1.7% annual increase. Joseph Smith is going to appear as an angel and give us some clarifying doctrine about loving each other and the infiniteness of the grace of God. The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the following letter about the October 2020 general conference. It will follow the same format asApril's General Conference. No mention of Noah or Adam or anything that would remind members that "the earth is 6000 years old". Some of my TBM family and friends have heartily increased their fast offerings during COVID. Book of Abraham is classified as a myth "for our spiritual growth" and the verses about the curse of ham are reworded/removed. I don't expect any big changes or announcements. A Focus on the Temple. Before you knew it, tweets about suspected changes turned into wish-lists: “No more home teaching program, instead, ‘ministering’”, “My husband is hoping they switch the priesthood meeting to the fall so he can watch the final four games.”, “Nursery will be 3 hours long so parents can hear in sacrament meeting”, “We can always pray for “Dropping sports at all BYU campuses”, “**whispers under her breath**Please let it be no more visiting teaching….please let it be no more visiting teaching…please let it……..”, “Home teaching needs to go before visiting teaching.”. Joy D. Jones. I think the current handbook has room for the RS president to attend bishopric meetings. Speculation as to what would make the April 2020 General Conference such a special meeting immediately followed. NBA rumors 2020: Philadelphia 76ers will hire former Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey to run basketball operations (report) Updated Oct 28, 2020; Posted Oct 28, 2020. Or sign in with one of these services. Read below for some of the other things people are saying about the upcoming session. In January of 2018, President Nelson gathered with the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the Salt Lake Temple annex where Elder Christofferson introduced Russell M. Nelson as the 17th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 2016, it was even worse 1.58% and in 2017 even worse again 1.48%, and in 2018 it dipped to 1.21%. April 2020 General Conference - Saturday Afternoon Session of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. advertisement. Sign In. This April 2020 general conference is our time to commemorate an event that changed the world. Here’s what we know about that major development and this weekend’s 190th Semiannual General Conference: The October 2020 general conference will be closed to the public and follow the same virtual format it used in April “because of our concern for the health and safety of others” and the church’s “obligation to be good citizens and to act with caution,” the First Presidency explained in a … I've heard these from various places on Reddit, Facebook, … It's always more of a "big if viewed through your spiritual eyes" sort of thing. Third Hour Popular Forums; Forum for Latter-day Saints. Latter-day Saints are on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah, to attend the Sunday morning session of the 189th Semiannual General Conference October 6, … LGBTQ rights and policies. I think they already used up the exotic temple mojo with Dubai and Shanghai last time, and the policy or administrative adjustments that can easily be done without the church significantly changing it's view on some things are already done. I'd be happy if it was garments to church and temple only. itsleviOsanotlevioSA wrote: Ok, so as usual there are ridiculous rumours floating around! The final rumor is… That these are all a ploy to get us to watch general conference. It's always fun to me to hear … Bible into modern English and the Book of Mormon as well. Sign in with Google. The Saturday night session is open to all members (not just Priesthood and Relief Society) and obviously President Nelson will use this meeting to finally leave his mark for good. Take the “LDS Stake Clerk” account for example, whose post got plenty of engagement: What are the rumors you have heard about “the big announcement” next week at General Conference? Top. Talks about how much people miss the temple and how excited they are to go there again soon. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites everyone to participate in the 190th Semiannual General Conference October 3-4, 2020. This is the slowest growth in any year since 1937 (when it was 0.93%). edit: Source from the 1976 bishop's handbook for those who are interested. “Situations in life can be similar to those storms,” President Bingham writes. Relief Society General President offers 5 suggestions for ‘finding sunshine in the rain’ LDS Living - President Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society General President, recently penned a piece for the Ensign where she recalled childhood memories of getting caught in rain storms. This digital-only conference will be broadcast to the largest global audience to date. Relief Society General President offers 5 suggestions for ‘finding sunshine in the rain’ LDS Living - President Jean B. Bingham, Relief Society General President, recently penned a piece for the Ensign where she recalled childhood memories of getting caught in rain storms. Temple: ~Perhaps youth being able to serve as temple workers, in the baptistry, for short duration/periods. (photo courtesy The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) President Russell M. Nelson speaks during the Sunday morning session of General Conference on April 5, 2020. In a letter dated Nov. 22, the First Presidency said, “Rather than having the Priesthood session or the General Women’s Session, the Saturday evening session will be held for all members of the Young Women and Relief Society, and all holders of the Aaronic Priesthood and the Melchizedek Priesthood. Shall We Not Go On in So Great a Cause? Press J to jump to the feed. More talk about the covenant path. April 2020 General Conference - Saturday Afternoon Session of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In January of 2018, President Nelson gathered with the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles in the Salt Lake Temple annex where Elder Christofferson introduced Russell M. Nelson as the 17th President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. she said. Ready….go! back General Conference Close Panel. “Situations in life can be similar to those storms,” President Bingham writes. An encouragement to vote. In other words, there should be more to these. We know for sure that we will have two more Apostles called to the service of the Lord. These are not desires or wishful thinking as far as I know. Hello again, everyone! i. An inflammatory e-mail is circulating around the country, saying Salt Lake City police officers are preparing for up to 200,000 protesters during the LDS General Conference in April.