The beloved hymn “God Be With You till we Meet Again” was penned in 1880 by Jeremiah E. Rankin, pastor of the First Congregational Church in Washington, D.C.. It was set to music in 1882 by composer William G. Tomer, pastor of Grace Methodist Episcopal Church in Washington, DC.. Mr. Rankin explained; “Written…as a Christian good-bye, …
Only ONE final day before we get to enjoy another General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints! This is it! A weekend of inspired messages by living prophets and apostles chosen by God to speak to the world, and music to uplift the soul. It is a weekend to focus on …
I extend my warmest invitation to you, and to all of my visitors reading this blog: Please come to General Conference by TV, radio or internet! You will never regret it.
Have you ever wondered what kind of things a modern-day prophet would say to the world?
Each hymn has a special story, although they are often unknown and untold. One of the lesser-known is Hymn #75, In Hymns of Praise Our Voices Raise with text by Ada Blenkhorn and music by Alfred Beirly.
With only 5 more days to go to the next General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, here is a nice little behind-the-scenes video of the work that goes into preparing for this exciting and global event!
On Saturday March 30, 2013 all young women ages 12-18 of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will gather with their mothers and leaders for the annual General Young Women’s Meeting originating from The Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. Each spring, exactly one week before the General Conference of the …
It’s LDS General Conference Time again…and YOU’RE INVITED!! Find out exactly how you can participate, watch, and listen here! Only 10 more days…
Wow! I didn’t see that coming! Did you? Musings and Memes.
General Conference Countdown Day 21 of 37: Learning how to see like Jesus.
General Conference Countdown Day 16 of 37: Get your Study Schedule here. Today’s reading comes from a talk by Elder Larry Y. Wilson of the Second Quorum of the Seventy entitled “Only Upon The Principles Of Righteousness“. Elder Wilson is a graduate of both Harvard University and Standford University. During his professional business career he worked …
General Conference Countdown Day 15 of 37: “In the kingdom of God there are no second-class citizens.” – Elder David S. Baxter
General Conference Countdown Day 14 of 37: How to cope when facing lifes difficult challenges
General Conference Countdown Day 3 of 37: Today’s reading is entitled “Seek Learning: You Have A Work To Do” by Sister Mary N. Cook, First Counselor in the Young Women General Presidency
Join me by reading 37 messages in 37 days as preparation for October General Conference. (Free Study Guide Included)
There were Rainy skies and colder temperatures on Sunday April 1, 2012 in Salt Lake City. But, inside the Conference Center we felt the warm glow of fellowship during the final two sessions of the 182nd Semi-Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Here is a brief recap based on some of my own random notes from Sunday’s sessions
It was a beautiful day in Salt Lake City for the opening sessions of the 182nd General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
In just 4 days The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold its 182nd Semi-Annual General Conference! (March 31-April1, 2012) Today we are going to get to know a little more about the leadership of the Church, focusing on the First Presidency.
In just 9 days The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold their next Semi-Annual General Conference. In order to better prepare for the upcoming Conference, I suggest that we review excerpts of messages from our previous General Conference.
In 10 days The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold its General Conference, and YOU are invited! The conference is FREE, and it’s open and available to all the world. In this post, you will find your official invitation, and a list of many ways to attend, watch and listen.
In 11 days The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold it’s 182nd Semi-Annual General Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah. . . This is my first in a series of posts to help us prepare for another marvelous General Conference. The feelings of love and joy for the blessing and opportunity we have to listen to a living prophet of God is captured well in the words of one of our hymns, “We Listen To A Prophet’s Voice”.
It is impossible to give true justice to a General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a mere summary. However, for the sake of my many readers who may not have had the opportunity to watch or hear the conference yet, or for those who would like my perspective – here are a …
Tomorrow the 181st Semiannual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will begin. The Conference will continue over the space of two days during five 2-hour sessions featuring spiritual messages presented in both word and song. At 10:00 am Mountain Time living prophets, apostles and other chosen servants of the Lord will step up to …
Fall in Salt Lake City is definitely my favorite season of the year. I love the crispness in the air and watching the mountains become a beautiful living canvas of red and gold, growing bolder and more vibrant each day. For me, Fall is a season of romance and love. My husband and I met in October, and got engaged in October two years …
This is who I am, and why I love being a Latter-day Saint, even when it means rejection.
Today is the anniversary of the icecream sundae – which is fitting, since it has been a very sweet LDS General Conference weekend! Here are some tasty quotes, topped off with the easter poem President Monson shared.
This beautiful children’s hymn will be performed at the April 2011 LDS General Conference. Learn more about the song, link to a free download, and enjoy a YouTube video of the song with lyrics.
I love it when songs are used as illustrations in talks during the Semi-Annual General Conference of our Church. Thankfully, it happens often. Last week’s October 2010 Conference was no exception.
Every talk today was marvelous, inspiring, motivating and exciting. I have pages and pages of rapidly scribbled notes and impressions that I plan to make sense out of [and write subsequent brilliant blog posts of course]…soon! However, I want to quickly post about one of today’s “extra-ordinary” Conference moments! . . .