April 2017 LDS General Conference: How to watch online, on TV, on smartphone

Friday , March 10, 2017 - 11:22 AM

JACOB SCHOLL, Standard-Examiner Staff

SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints187th Annual General Conference is coming up soon — and even if you can’t make it to Salt Lake City, there are plenty of ways to watch from home. 

Through the church’s website, easily accessible apps and local TV stations, there are plenty of ways to follow along with the 2017 LDS General Conference online, on TV or on your phone. 

Those interested in watching the conference online or on a smartphone can do so at LDS.org or through several Mormon Channel options, including its YouTube channel and the Mormon Channel App

Those who prefer watching General Conference on TV or listening to it on the radio have several options as well. BYUtv, BYUtv International and BYU Radio will air the conference, in addition to many local TV stations across the country.

To find out if your local station will host a General Conference broadcast, check Bonneville Distribution’s website

For a full list of viewing options — including meethouses where people will gather to watch the conference — visit the LDS Church’s website

If you’d like to attend the conference in person, tickets are required. Those interested in going can contact local priesthood leaders to request tickets.

The conference schedule is as follows:

Saturday, March 25

General Women’s Session — 6 p.m. MDT (for women and girls age 8 and older)

Saturday, April 1

Saturday Morning Session — 10:00 a.m.

Saturday Afternoon Session — 2:00 p.m.

General Priesthood Session — 6:00 p.m. (for members who hold the priesthood)

Sunday, April 2

Sunday Morning Session — 10:00 a.m.

Sunday Afternoon Session — 2:00 p.m.


Parking at the Conference Center’s underground lot is not available during General Conference. It is available in four designated downtown lots near the conference center, according to the church’s website.

Attendees should plan extra time to find parking and arrive well in advance to walk to the Conference Center.

The four lots are:

  • The Parking Place — 200 W. South Temple
  • Triad Center — 400 West and North Temple
  • Eagle Gate Terrace — Near 200 East and South Temple
  • Regent Street — 100 South and Regent Street

Disability parking is available in an above-ground lot on West Temple Street, which is to the west of the Conference Center. To enter the lot, enter West Temple from 200 North and drive south. The lot fills quickly, and parking is not guaranteed.

Contact digital producer Jacob Scholl at jscholl@standard.net or follow him on Twitter @Jacob_Scholl. 

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