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Music and the Spoken Word: Let love rule the day We can love people even if we do not love their choices. After all, isn’t it more important — though perhaps more challenging — to love a person than to love words or actions?
Choreographer and director Jerome Robbins, left, and actress-singer Mary Martin, dressed in her Peter Pan oufit, fly through the air during a rehearsal for a television program in 1955.  (AP Photo)
Download a short summary of each October 2018 general conference talk As a service to our readers, the Church News has created a downloadable PDF summarizing every talk in the historic October 2018 General Conference:
 Conferencegoers gather for the Saturday morning session during the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018.
Storm-savvy Area Seventy in Florida staggered by Hurricane Michael's destructive force Several Latter-day Saint home lost to the historic storm. More feared destroyed as damage assessments continue across hurricane's path.
Carol Ralph walks through downed trees blocking her heavily damaged neighborhood just after Hurricane Michael passed through in Panama City, Fla., Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Church releases statement on safety of missionaries near Hurricane Michael Missionaries in vulnerable areas evacuated prior to Michael's arrival. At least one member home has been lost to the storm.
The St. Marks River overflows into the city of St. Marks, Fla., ahead of Hurricane Michael, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018.  The hurricane center says Michael will be the first Category 4 hurricane to make landfall on the Florida Panhandle.  (AP Photo/Brendan Farrington)
How living the Word of Wisdom helped WWII veteran twin brothers reach their 100th birthdays Before they celebrated their 100th birthdays with friends and family last week, twin brothers and World War II veterans Boyd and Ralph Henderson shared lessons learned over a lifetime of membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Boyd Henderson, left, and Ralph Henderson, wearing their military uniforms at the 99th birthday celebration in Provo, Utah September 2017.
Why Latter-day Saint women are participating in the social media fast and what they hope to gain from it During his October 2018 general women’s session address, President Russell M. Nelson issued four challenges to the women of the Church, one of which included taking a 10-day fast from social media.
The hymn President Nelson wrote that the Tabernacle Choir performed during general conference Those who attended or viewed the Sunday afternoon session of the October 2018 general conference may be surprised to learn that the lyrics of the final hymn — “Our Prayer to Thee” — came from President Russell M. Nelson.
The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square sings during the Sunday afternoon session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.
Here's a week by week breakdown of the Sunday 2019 Church schedule There will be significant changes to Sunday meeting schedules beginning in January 2019.
'A Christ-like life': Sister Ballard remembered for the love, service and light she gave others Thousands gathered Monday to celebrate the “matchless life” of Sister Barbara Bowen Ballard — a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who made the lives of those around her “a little better, a little happier."
President M. Russell Ballard places a yellow rose in the casket spray for his wife, Barbara, who was laid to rest in the Salt Lake City Cemetery, Wednesday, October 8. 2018.
See highlights from the Sunday afternoon session of October 2018 general conference In a general conference already hallmarked for the impactful announcement of the revised Sunday meeting schedule, the concluding session was also distinguished by historic news.
Attendees wave to general authorities after the Sunday afternoon session of the 188th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Conference Center in downtown Salt Lake City on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018.
President Russell M. Nelson: 'Becoming Exemplary Latter-day Saints' "I urge you to study these messages, commencing this week. They express the mind and the will of the Lord for His people today," said President Russell M. Nelson in his October 2018 general conference closing remarks.
Elder Jack N. Gerard: 'Now is the Time' Life's many offerings may offer interest and entertainment, but most have little to do with one's eternal progress, taught Elder Jack N. Gerard, General Authority Seventy, during the October 2018 general conference.
Elder Dale G. Renlund: 'Choose You This Day' Elder Dale G. Renlund of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles speaks during the Sunday afternoon session of general conference.
Elder Matthew L. Carpenter: 'Wilt Thou Be Made Whole?' Elder Matthew L. Carpenter, General Authority Seventy, speoke in the Sunday afternoon session of general conference on the topic, 'Wilt Thou Be Made Whole?'
Elder Robert C. Gay: 'Taking Upon Ourselves the Name of Jesus Christ' Elder Robert C. Gay spoke about the importance of taking on the name of Christ and trusting in Him during his October 2018 general conference address.
Brother Brian K. Ashton: 'The Father' Having a correct idea of Heavenly Father's character, perfections and attributes is essential to exercising faith sufficient to obtain exaltation.