The sessions are free and open to the public and will be held at 1947 Brockett Road. McMullin, a banking and finance graduate of the University of Utah, is one of the worldwide church’s Presiding Bishopric members. The Presiding Bishopric, which consists of three men, has been responsible for many of the temporal affairs of the church.
McMullin served 20 years with the LDS Welfare Services Department, including as managing director. He also served as a full-time missionary, mission president, high councilor and stake president.
He and his wife, Carolyn Jean Gibbs McMullin, have eight children and 19 grandchildren.
Tony Parker, an Atlanta Mormon church leader, said he is acutely aware of the daily challenges and opportunities the people of Atlanta face, along with the shocking and unexpected trials so pervasive in the world today. He is conducting this special conference with visitors from the Salt Lake City headquarters to bring a message of love, understanding and hope.
The special conference follows a temple opening and a disaster service to the Southeast provided by the LDS church.
In May, members of the Latter-day Saints congregation on Ponce de Leon Avenue visited small towns in Alabama hit by the April 27 tornadoes that claimed dozens of lives and demolished homes and businesses.
For two days, the Helping Hands group cut, cleared and hauled off fallen trees and other debris. They also tacked temporary roof coverings on homes and attended a brief church service in the Gardendale suburb with Bishop Doug Bennett.
For more information or to attend, call Dena Brett at 770-842-4752.