Our friends over at Mormon Light have put together an awesome article surrounding all of the rumors going around on Twitter. We don’t necessarily buy into any of them, but it’s always fun to be guessing what will be announced at General Conference. We know for sure that we will have two more Apostles called to the service of the Lord. Read below for some of the other things people are saying about the upcoming session.
If you’ve spent any time on social media in the last week, you might have caught wind of rumors that there are some big changes happening during General Conference.
Let’s be honest, most of the buzz is from members with Twitter accounts who are having fun speculating about what could go down.
Take the “LDS Stake Clerk” account for example, whose post got plenty of engagement:
What are the rumors you have heard about “the big announcement” next week at General Conference? Let’s hear them.
— LDS Stake Clerk (@Ldsstakeclerk) March 25, 2018
This tweet elicited dozens of responses as to what changes could be announced. Here are a few intriguing ones:
“Women can be Sunday School presidency members and Ward Mission Leaders”
“Elders and High Priests will combine for third hour lessons.”
“Everyone must get a civil marriage & then be sealed.”
“Sister Missionary age change to 18 years-old.”
Before you knew it, tweets about suspected changes turned into wish-lists:
“No more home teaching program, instead, ‘ministering’”
“My husband is hoping they switch the priesthood meeting to the fall so he can watch the final four games.”
“Nursery will be 3 hours long so parents can hear in sacrament meeting”
“We can always pray for “Dropping sports at all BYU campuses”
“**whispers under her breath**Please let it be no more visiting teaching….please let it be no more visiting teaching…please let it……..”
“Home teaching needs to go before visiting teaching.”
While these tweets are fun and interesting to think about, others pieces of information seem to hold more credence.
Like a report from a friend who said that two members of the Seventy in a recent Stake Conference stated this would be a “historic” General Conference and one that people would not want to miss.
Even more interesting is the following comment on Facebook post from a missionary mom who shared an excerpt from her son’s letter:
Read the rest at Mormon Light – Rumors Swirling Around “Historic” General Conference