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Thousands Gather at BYU for Annual Women’s Conference

Mormon women gathered on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, on April 30 and May 1, 2015, for the BYU Women’s Conference. The annual two-day event attracts an estimated 15,000 women who come to hear leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and attend classes featuring more than 200 presenters on topics such as marriage, family and gospel principles.

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Women gather in the Marriott Center to hear Elder M. Russell Ballard speak during the closing session.

The women’s conference is cosponsored by BYU and the Church’s Relief Society, which is one of the largest women's organizations in the world and is designed to meet the temporal and spiritual needs of women in the Church. Women and men age 16 and older can attend the conference.

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Elder M. Russuell Ballard and Sister Barbara Ballard at the Marriott Center.

General session speakers in the Marriott Center included Sister Wendy Watson Nelson, wife of Elder Russell M. Nelson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president; Kevin J. Worthen, BYU president, and his wife, Peggy; and Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles.

For more information, visit Church News or the BYU Women’s Conference website.

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