General conference takes place every six months. The October 2020 conference (October 3–4, 2020) was digital-only and was broadcast from Temple Square in Salt Lake City. This page contains a summary below of key sermons, news, and announcements from the October 2020 proceedings.
Calls and Releases of Church Leaders
During the Saturday afternoon session of the October 2020 general conference, President Henry B. Eyring of the First Presidency announced the calls of a new General Authority Seventy, a new member of the Presiding Bishopric and four new Area Seventies. He also noted the releases of one member of the Presiding Bishopric, three General Authority Seventies, and 47 Area Seventies.
Leaders Encourage Women to Be a Faithful, Unifying Force that Will Change the World
Each member of the First Presidency, along with Sister Sharon Eubank, Sister Cristina B. Franco, and Sister Becky Craven, spoke at the women’s session Saturday night.
Prophet Announces Six New Temples
President Nelson: Let God Prevail, Embrace the Future, Live ‘a New Normal’
In his various talks this weekend, the prophet spoke of moving forward, embracing the future with faith, seeing turbulent times as opportunities to thrive spiritually, and choosing to let God prevail in our lives.