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First Presidency announces changes to general conference, including discontinuing Saturday evening session

Johnny Walker, left, sits with his father, Andy, during the priesthood session of the 189th Annual General Conference in the Conference Center.
Johnny Walker, left, sits with his father, Andy, during the priesthood session of the 189th Annual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The Saturday evening sessions of conference will be discontinued, according to the First Presidency.
Ravell Call, Deseret News

The Saturday evening session of general conference for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be discontinued, the First Presidency announced Monday, June 7.

Church leaders also announced a return to the Conference Center auditorium for the October 2021 general conference.

The announcement — made Monday, June 7, on Newsroom — also stated that the Conference Center will be closed to the public for the Oct. 2 and 3 sessions, which will again be virtual events to be streamed worldwide.

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