SALT LAKE CITY – A record-setting 30,700 people gathered in the Conference Center and in overflow facilities on and near Temple Square to attend the historic Sunday morning session of the 170th Semiannual General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during which President Gordon B. Hinckley dedicated the new Conference Center of the Church.

The huge crowd filled the 21,000-seat Conference Center, the newly completed 900-seat Conference Center Theater, the 6,000-seat Tabernacle, the Assembly Hall, theaters and presentation rooms in the North Visitors’ Center, the 500-seat Legacy Theater and meeting rooms in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building, and spilled over onto the outside grounds of Temple Square and the Church headquarters campus.

Millions more gathered in Church meetinghouses throughout North and South America and part’s of Europe to participate in today’s milestone event.