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Jeffrey R. Holland Uses Singing in a Choir as an Analogy for Remaining Faithful Through Trials

During the April 2017 general conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Jeffrey R. Holland gave a memorable talk titled “Songs Sung and Unsung.” The address focused on encouraging members of the Church by referencing the hymn “There Is Sunshine in My Soul.” Elder Holland said: “I wish to lift out of context just one line from it that may help on days when we find it hard to sing or smile and ‘peaceful happy moments’ do not seem to ‘roll.’ If for a time you are unable to echo the joyous melodies you hear coming from others, I ask you to hold tenaciously to the line in this hymn that reassures, ‘Jesus listening can hear the songs [you] cannot sing.’”

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General Conference Memes: October 2016

During General Conference, we shared a series of memes on our social media channels in English. Here is the complete collection of all ‪General Conference images in English, Spanish, or Portuguese.

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General Conference Memes: April 2015

During general conference, we shared a series of memes on our social media channels in English, Spanish, or Portuguese. Here is the complete collection of all ‪general conference images in each language. Which hymns inspired you the most? Click on the image to enlarge.

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Choir Singing at General Conference for nearly 150 Years!

“Bless those that sing,” Brigham Young, second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, said in prayer October 6, 1867 in general conference in the new Tabernacle on Temple Square. That blessing has carried forward for 147 years as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir has played a significant and meaningful role in general conference worship. The Choir was formed, in large part, to provide music for the conference sessions and to this day the Choir is the centerpiece of conference music.

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