General Conference: transportation, attendance, and more
SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will host the 192nd Semiannual General Conference Saturday and Sunday, October 1-2, here’s what you need to know.
The conference consists of five general sessions of speakers from the First Presidency, members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and other General Authorities and General Officers. They will share messages of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
“General conference provides an opportunity to receive personal revelation as living prophets and other general Church leaders give counsel and direction. We encourage members to listen to, study and apply the counsel given,” the First Presidency wrote in a letter dated September 2.
The sessions begin at 10 a.m., 2 p.m., and 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday.
Can I Attend in Person?
According to a media release, because of extensive construction on Temple Square and the surrounding area, in-person attendance will be limited. Tickets will be required and will be distributed by ward and stake leaders.
Local leaders around the world will make decisions about gathering to watch general conference in meetinghouses.
How do I get there?
Utah Transit Authority will be running frequent TRAX service for General Conference. For those who don’t want to deal with parking and traffic, you can ride UTA for free with your conference ticket.
Use the info below to plan your FREE trip:
Set location as: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Conference Center
Date & Times:
October 1: 10 am, 2 pm, 6 pm
October 2: 10 am, 2 pm
Play Your Trip: Plan with the Transit app
Another #TICKETASFARE this weekend! If you're heading to @ldsconf in @DowntownSLC this Saturday and Sunday, #TakeTransit. The #TRAX Green and Blue Lines via the Temple Square Station will get you just a few steps away from Conference Center. For more see https://t.co/pdSlTz4YEA. pic.twitter.com/Gn8AesuXqP
— Utah Transit Authority – UTA (@RideUTA) September 28, 2022
TRAX is available every 30 minutes on Saturday and Sunday. Ride the TRAX green line or blue line to Temple Square Station and from there, walk to the Conference Center.
FrontRunner is available every 60 minutes on Saturday only. FrontRunner does NOT run on Sunday. Ride FrontRunner to the North Temple Station then ride the TRAX green line to the Temple Square Station and walk to the conference center.
Who Is Invited to the Saturday Evening Session?
The October 2022 general conference will include a Saturday evening session for all individuals, families, and friends.
“Our Saturday sessions have a history of different purposes and different audiences,” President Oaks explained during April 2022 general conference. “For now, this Saturday evening meeting is a session of general conference, not a session of any organization,” he said. “Like all sessions of general conference, the planning, speakers and music are designated by the First Presidency.”
How Can I Watch or Listen Live?
All conference sessions will be broadcast on KSL TV, streamed live on KSLTV.com, in the KSL TV app, or on a live broadcast page of the ChurchofJesusChrist.org. You can also watch on the General Conference YouTube channel, Gospel Library app, or listen on KSL NewsRadio.
For more information on KSL TV’s special programming for conference weekend, including the original documentaries, click here.
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