Keeping the Covenant Conference

I say unto you, be one, and if you are not one, you are not mine.
—Teachings and Commandments 22:7

September 20th - 22nd, 2019

Boise, Idaho, USA

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    About the Conference

    This conference is for all people, everywhere in the world, to join together in worship of Jesus Christ. That worship will include singing, breakout sessions, partaking of the sacrament, listening to speakers, youth activities and socializing. Much has been said about the need to become “one” and fellowship together to learn how to collectively keep the Covenant. We are preparing ourselves, and this conference, in faith that we will have a greater capacity after this time together to not dispute, forgive, and continue to change our hearts individually and collectively.

    The conference will be held in Boise, Idaho. All are invited to participate as they feel inspired. Because of travel, venue limitations, and family obligations, we understand that many who want to participate may not be able to attend live. We will provide recordings of the prepared talks delivered by the conference’s three speakers. This will be provided free of charge for all people, everywhere in the world. Full details about the audio recordings will be posted shortly after the conference.

    Please note that this website offers information about the conference according to the best information we have available. Details are subject to change. Please check the site often for updates or changes as we get closer to the conference.

    Important Material to Review

    We hope that all who attend this conference will take the time to review the Answer to Prayer for Covenant as given on Sunday, September 3, 2017. Much of the preparations for this conference have come from our Lord’s words contained in this revelation.

    Reviewing this material before the conference will help each participant enter a state of mind conducive to receiving instruction, hearing the Lord’s voice and finding charity in their heart.

    Click the button below to download a PDF of the Answer to Prayer for Covenant

    Schedule Overview

    Because we recognize many people will travel from all over to gather for the conference, we’ve included several optional, social activities for attendees to fellowship, socialize, and get to know other like-minded people. The actual conference meetings will be held Saturday beginning at 10:00 AM and Sunday beginning at 9:00 AM. The conference meetings will include music, breakout sessions, speakers, and sacrament. Please feel free to attend as many, or as few of the activities as you choose. The purpose of this conference is twofold, to hear the word of the Lord, and also to provide an opportunity to fellowship with each other. Please attend the activities that will be most valuable to you.

    Events in in blue are official conference activities and in green are optional social-focused activities, The schedule is subject to change.

    Daily Schedule

    (Tentative Schedule; subject to change)

    Friday, September 20th

    6:00-8:00 PM - Social Gathering for Families

    • Location: Lambert Neighborhood Park (NOT a house) - 980 N Lambert Drive, Meridian, ID 83642
    • What to Expect: This social gathering is for anyone who will be in town on Friday night. All ages are welcome. There will be a playground for the children, and tables/chairs for adults. Pulled pork sandwiches (and a vegetarian/vegan option) and all paper goods will be provided for all attendees. There’s no agenda for this evening, other than a chance to rekindle friendships, make new connections, and have time to socialize before the official conference activities begin on Saturday morning.
    • What to Bring: PLEASE bring a side dish or dessert to share with the group. We will also have coolers available for any beverages you choose to bring. It may get chilly as the evening progresses, so please bring a warm jacket for everyone in your group. Please bring camp chairs and blankets, as we may not have enough chairs and tables for everyone.

    Saturday, September 21st

    NOTE: We are providing 300 chairs for the Saturday meeting. If you have camp chairs, please consider bringing them so we have enough chairs for everyone.

    9:00 AM - Conference Check-in

    • Location: All Saturday events will take place at Municipal Park - 500 S Walnut Street, Boise, ID 83706

    10:00 AM - Morning Conference Session Begins

    • Conference Welcome
    • Opening Prayer
    • Announcements
    • Restoration Archives Update
    • Hymn of the New Covenant (see the program for music)
    • Speaker: Adrian Larsen | Look unto the Rock from Whence ye are Hewn
    • Breakout Session Instructions

    11:30 AM - Lunch: Each family/individual will be on their own for lunch. There are many local restaurants in close proximity to the park. Some of our favorites are:

    • Tin Roof Tacos | 115 S Broadway Ave, Boise, ID 83702 (1 mile from the park)
    • Pie Hole Pizza | 1016 S Broadway Ave, Boise, ID 83706 (1.3 miles from the park)
    • Boise Fry Company | 204 N Capitol Blvd Boise, ID 83702 (1.6 miles from the park)
    • 10 Barrel Brewing | 826 W Bannock St Boise, ID 83702 (1.7 miles from the park)
    Alternatively, families/individuals can pack their own lunches to enjoy at the park, or have a food delivery service, such as Door Dash or Uber Eats, deliver food to the park.

    1:00 PM - First Breakout Session Begins

    • Anyone is free to attend any session they desire. There are 2 sessions that specifically target Gospel topics and discussions for teenagers, 1 for children, and 1 for those around 18-28 years old. These are just suggestions to help people decide which sessions to attend. Teens may choose to attend other sessions and adults can join the Teen targeted sessions.
    • We ask that people sign up for sessions as a courtesy to the facilitators. This gives them a head count to know approximately how many people to plan for. People can still attend sessions if they don’t sign up or choose a different one after signing up.
    • Children do not need to be signed up for their session or playtime. Parents are ultimately responsible for their own children. However, we are looking for 8 volunteers each session slot to help watch the children at the playground. If you can help, please do sign up for that.

    Breakout Session Options

    Click Here to view a Map of the Session Locations. Click on each session for more information about that session.




    1: Silver Maple

    Teens - What does the Covenant mean for us?

    Christian Meyer
    Ken Morley

    2: Chestnut

    Teach your Children to Honor Me

    Shalyce Woodard

    3: Willow

    Keeping the Covenant as a People

    Aaron Bishop

    4: Sweet Gum

    Mourn with those who Mourn

    Jeremy Hoop

    5: Sugar Maple

    Children Games and Activities

    Annette Larsen
    Lori Larsen

    6: Poplar

    Studying the Condemnation to Remove it


    7: Ash

    The Dhammapada

    Jill Van Haren

    8: Burr Oak

    Do our new scriptures change anything?

    Chris Hamill

    9: Pin Oak

    Healing within the Gospel

    Jen Norton

    10: Linden

    The Stick of Joseph through Jewish Eyes, Part 1

    Guest Instructor

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    Learn to Read and Understand Isaiah in Hebrew

    Reed Larsen

    2:15 PM - Passing Period

    2:30 PM - Second Breakout Session Begins

    Breakout Session Options

    Click Here to view a Map of the Session Locations. Click on each session for more information about that session.




    1: Silver Maple

    The next critical step toward Zion

    Louis Naegle

    2: Chestnut

    Disagreement without Contention

    Jimmy Townsend

    3: Willow

    Becoming of One Heart

    Brian Bowler

    4: Sweet Gum

    Young Adults - How does the Covenant help us make life decisions?

    Christian Meyer
    Kirk Strong

    5: Sugar Maple



    6: Poplar

    Parables of Jesus through the Eyes of a Seer

    Samuel Vaughn

    7: Ash



    8: Burr Oak

    Our Future is Our Past

    Scott Roderick

    9: Pin Oak

    Remnant Sisters

    Maria Jackson

    10: Linden

    The Stick of Joseph through Jewish Eyes, Part 2

    Guest Instructor

    Main Area

    Remnant of Lehi

    Gary Gibson
    John Pratt

    3:45 PM - Gather Back Together for Sacrament

    4:00 PM - Sacrament

    • Bread and cups will be provided; please bring enough wine or grape juice for your family/group.
    • **Please note that no glass containers are allowed at Municipal Park.
    • Idaho law does not allow wine for religious purposes for individuals under 21. Anyone in possession of alcohol who is under 21, their parents/guardians, AND those who rented the park may be charged with a misdemeanor charge (underage possession or providing alcohol to a minor). Please be respectful of Boise Parks and Recreation who are allowing us to rent this facility and the conference organizers by bringing juice for the Sacrament for anyone who is under 21 in your family.
    • Sacrament Instructions
    • Sacrament Hymn: #180 - Father in Heaven, We do Believe (all verses)
    • Administering of the Sacrament

    4:30 PM - Afternoon Conference Session Begins

    5:30 PM - Conference Meeting Ends

    6:00 PM - Dinner at the Park

    • We have the park reserved until dark. Feel free to bring a picnic dinner for your family/group and enjoy the evening catching up with old friends and making new ones. Alternatively, you can have a food delivery service, such as Door Dash or Uber Eats, deliver food to the park, or go to a local restaurant for dinner (see restaurant list above).
    • It may get chilly as the evening progresses, so please bring a warm jacket for everyone in your group.

    Sunday, September 22nd

    8:00 AM - Doors Open for Sunday Session

    • Location: Jewett Auditorium - 2112 Cleveland Blvd, Caldwell, ID 83605

    9:00 AM - Sunday Conference Session Begins (This session will be broadcast via live video feed)

    • Organ prelude music: Corina Hughes
    • Welcome
    • Announcements
    • 2020 Retreat Information
    • Hymn of the New Covenant (see the program for music)
    • Opening Prayer
    • Musical Number: Corina Hughes | Praise to The Lord, the Almighty
    • Speaker: Denver Snuffer Jr.
    • Musical Number: Sariah Larsen, vocals, Doug Ball, cello | Simple Gifts
    • Intermission
    • Q&A with Denver Snuffer
    • Musical Number: Tausha Larsen | Come Thou Fount
    • Announcements
    • Closing Prayer
    • Organ postlude music: Corina Hughes

    1:30 PM - Sunday Conference Session Ends

    3:00 PM - Sacrament Meeting hosted by Adrian and Tausha Larsen

    • Address: 6040 N Jericho Road, Meridian, ID 83646
    • Adrian and Tausha Larsen are excited to host a Sunday sacrament cottage meeting at their home. If you plan to attend, please bring enough sacrament emblems for your family. Cups and chairs will be provided. We look forward to partaking of the sacrament together one last time before we say our goodbyes and depart.

    Venue Details

    The three main locations will be Lambert Neighborhood Park, Municipal Park, and the Jewett Auditorium. Each of the locations has been selected because of specific features that will be used for activities. These includes picnic tables, pavilions for shade, playgrounds for children, river access for baptisms, a theatre for speakers, etc. The different venues provide a nice variety of settings for the conference activities.

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    Lambert Park is located in the neighborhood of a family who are part of the Boise fellowship. The park is large, and will accommodate a group our size. Porta-Pottys will be provided for the evening, as well as tables and chairs. The park features a playground for children, and a large grass area. Parking will be provided on the street surrounding the park. Please be courteous of the residents and don’t block any driveways.

    **Please note that you can’t search for “Lambert Park” and get correct directions. Please use the address provided to get directions to this park. The event is NOT at a home, but at the park on Lambert Way.

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    Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park is a 28-acre urban park along the Boise River in Boise, Idaho, USA. The park features access to the Boise Greenbelt, birding, Boccee Ball, open play areas, playgrounds, and restrooms.

    All Saturday activities will take place at Municipal Park. The park is close to many restaurants and grocery stores in the downtown Boise area, and is very safe.

    See Venue Website Here

    MK Nature Center

    The MK Nature Center is attached to Kristin Armstrong Municipal Park. The outside nature area and path is free of charge and open to the public. There are ponds along the nature paths, so please keep an eye on your little ones as the main pond is pretty deep. The museum next to the nature area charges a small fee if you would like to visit the interior exhibits. Here is more information about the center.

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    Jewett Auditorium is a grand, 850-seat proscenium house used for ceremonies, concerts, plays, guest speakers and more. The space provides some of the best unamplified acoustics in the Northwest. The auditorium also houses one of the oldest organs in the state of Idaho.

    We realize that smaller children may have a hard time sitting quietly through an indoor, four hour meeting. We hope that each family will carefully consider how to best help their children and the other conference attendees have the most spiritually uplifting and divinely inspired experience possible.

    See Venue Website Here

    Things to Bring for the Weekend

    • Picnic blanket for your family or group
    • Bug spray and sunscreen
    • Hats and sunglasses
    • Swim suit and towels
    • Outdoor park fun (frisbee, ball and glove, etc.)
    • Camping Chair if possible (some seating will be provided)
    • Umbrella or canopy for shade (if desired—for Saturday meeting)
    • Park snacks, drinks and meals (picnics)
    • Jackets for the evening once the sun goes down

    NOTE: Municipal Park will not allow for glass bottles of any kind. Please do not bring glass to any Saturday activities sacrament or meals.


    Conference activities and events will be free of charge.

    Attendees should be prepared to pay for normal expenses, such as traveling costs, housing costs and meal costs, however, there will be no charge for admission to any of the events.

    Conference Recordings

    While there are significant costs associated with putting on a large event like this, we are doing our best to cover those costs as a local fellowship. Recordings of the Saturday and Sunday speakers, as well as a live stream of the Sunday meeting will be provided for those who are not able to attend the live events.


    We are accepting donations for the 2019 Boise Conference. The donations we receive will only be used to cover costs of putting the conference on (if needed), or to help individuals and families in need travel to the conference. Excess funds, if any, will be donated to help put on future conferences.

    Live Video Feed

    We are excited to announce that preparations are in place for a live video broadcast of the Sunday (not Saturday) conference events. Check the schedule for information about which events will be available via live stream. This will allow for all people, anywhere in the world, to participate live online.


    There are a number of hotels in the Boise/Meridian area. They are mainly located along the I-84 or I-184 corridors. Any of these hotels will put you within about 20 minutes of ALL conference venues.

    RV Parks:
    RV Parks provide a much more cost-efficient travel option, but they will fill up quickly this time of the year.

    Mountain View RV Park
    2040 Airport Way
    Boise, ID 83705
    Estimated Rate: $45 per night for RV

    Boise/Meridian KOA Journey
    184 Pennwood Street
    Meridian, ID 83642
    (208)888-7003 for information (800)562-7626 for reservation
    Estimated Rate: $45 per night for RV

    Boise Riverside RV Park
    6000 N Glenwood Street
    Boise, ID 83714
    Estimated Rate: $40-$50 per night for RV
    $28 per night for tents
    $55 per night for log cabin (sleeps 2)

    Hi Valley RV Park
    10555 Horseshoe Bend Road
    Boise, ID 83714
    Estimated Rate: $45 per night for RV

    Additional Information

    Thanks for your patience as we work hard to make this exciting and important conference one to remember. We’re doing our best to make this conference one the Lord will be pleased with and we recognize His hand in all things good that come from this upcoming conference. Please be patient as we work through this planning process. More updates will be posted to this site as they become available.

    Thank you for your support and patience. We cannot wait to worship with you in September! If you need to contact the conference planning committee, please click here:

    Other Things to do In Boise

    Boise is a very active community with numerous activities regularly happening in the area. We have collected this list of other activities in the area, so if you're planning to spend a little extra time with us, you may want to consider some of these local events.

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