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October 2022 General Conference of the Church Airs on GTV


Millions of Filipino members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints tuned in to watch the recently concluded October 2022 General Conference as it aired on GTV during its rebroadcast from October 6-9, 2022.

The general conference global broadcast which originated from the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, on October 1-2, intended to help individuals strengthen their personal relationships with Jesus Christ to experience the peace, hope, and joy that come through following Him.

Since the vast majority of the Church's members are unable to attend in person, the five meetings were broadcast via the Church's official website and YouTube channel. In the Philippines, a rebroadcast was held on October 6-9, 2022, via GTV, widely known as GMA Channel. 

Prior to the live broadcast and rebroadcast, social media awareness was generated through the official Facebook page and YouTube channel of the Church in the Philippines, including numerous slots of paid advertisements on GMA Brand Talk. In addition, an interview with celebrity couple Eric and Rona Tai, also members of the Church, was captured in a local morning TV show with Suzie Entrata.

Prophet Declares Countless Blessings and Miracles 

"In coming days, we will see the greatest manifestations of the Savior's power that the world has ever seen. Between now and the time He returns with power and great glory. He will bestow countless privileges, blessings, and miracles upon the faithful," President Russel M. Nelson declared during the Sunday morning session.


During the 2-day conference, the prophet emphasized the need to overcome the world, professed God's condemnation of abuse, and encouraged all members to seek truth and to focus on the temple.

Other Church leaders spoke on various spiritual topics to address the Latter-day Saints as well as government, faith, and community representatives. Speakers include the worldwide leader of the Church, President Russell M. Nelson, and his counselors in the First Presidency, the governing body of the Church. 

An Invitation to Focus on the Temple

In his closing remarks during the Sunday afternoon session, President Nelson announced that 18 more temples would be built worldwide, including two in the Philippines: Naga and Santiago. 


"Let us never lose sight of what the Lord is doing for us now. He is making His temples more accessible. He is accelerating the pace at which we are building temples," the prophet announced. 

Currently, the Church has 168 operating temples and 53 new temples under construction, and another 54 in the preconstruction design phase. 

In conclusion, he urged the members, "My dear brothers and sisters, may you focus on the temple in ways you never have before. I bless you to grow closer to God and Jesus Christ every day."

What is General Conference?

Latter-day Saints worldwide gather twice a year in a global gathering called general conference to hear inspiring messages from living prophets and apostles. 

In April and October, five sessions are held for members to receive instruction from Church leaders. The sessions are also broadcast throughout the world in multiple languages.

All Latter-day Saints and friends of other faiths are encouraged and invited to participate.

In a letter dated March 11, 2020, the First Presidency of the Church stated, "We live in a remarkable age. The Lord has blessed us with the technology and capacity to participate in and receive messages from Church leaders in all parts of the world." Members of the Church worldwide have adhered to this continuing guidance received from leaders of the Church through many ways to watch or listen to general conferences.

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