With the arrival of the new year comes a lot of new curriculum for the Church’s many organizations. We’ve got a list of 10 really awesome resources for teachers, leaders, and students to make the most out of their gospel study!
2017 Mutual Theme Song & Album
The 2017 Mutual Theme comes from James 1:5-6. The Church has done a really great job of creating a vast library of free resources to inspire youth around the world. One of the best is a yearly album inspired by the theme, which includes a main theme song. You can watch it above. See all of the resources here.
Gordon B. Hinckley Online Exhibit
This year, the Relief Society and Priesthood will be studying from the life of President Gordon B. Hinckley. Not only can you get a hard copy of the manual here, but there is also an online exhibit created by the Church’s history department. An intimate and interactive experience, the exhibit includes multiple exclusive videos, photographs, and more. You can access it here!
2017 Primary Printable Pack
There are a lot of packs you can get, but this one is definitely our favorite. The bright colors and multiple designs will make both leaders and children smile. You download it straight to your computer to print off what you need. It comes with:
- 1 Yearly Theme Poster
- 12 Monthly Theme Posters
- Customizeable Primary Presidency Binder Covers
- Customizeable Teacher Binder Covers
- Classroom Door Signs
- Birthday Cards
2017 Choose the Right Bookmark
Designed specifically for the 2017 theme, the front of this bookmark features a delightful paper design, while the back lists a number of easy ways your child can make good choices. Get it here.
2017 Youth Ask of God Printable Pack
Here’s a beautiful printable pack for the Mutual Theme. It has two different theme posters, binder covers, birthday cards, and more. You can get it here.
2017 Ask of God Bookmark
The front of this bookmark has the Mutual Theme and the back has related scriptures and quotes. It is available here.
Sharing Time Outline Resources
LDS.org has so many free resources for leaders. Their Sharing Time section includes updated visual aids, videos, song information. There are also multiple links to messages from the Primary Presidency, teaching aides, and calling information.
Updated Gospel Library App
The Church recently made some amazing updates to the official Gospel Library App. These include dual screens, new audio recordings of the scriptures, and more. You can make sure to get the update here. Want to learn more about the updates? Check out this article.
The Ready Resource for Relief Society
Each year, this company releases a great book full of teaching resources for Relief Society. Each lesson for the year comes with handouts, relevant hymn suggestions, a teaching guide, and more. You can see the newly released Gordon B. Hinckley Ready Resource here.
Relief Society Declaration Bookmark
With a fresh, floral design, each bookmark has the purposes of the Relief Society on the front and helpful tools on the back. This includes space to record the sisters you visit teach, your visiting teaching companions, and remarkable events that have shaped the Relief Society from its humble beginnings to its worldwide influence today. It is a great gift for large groups, new sisters coming into Relief Society, or an affordable momento for a friend. Get it here.
2017 Daily LDS Calendar
This calendar is the first of its kind. You tear away each day to reveal a new scripture, quote, or interesting fact from LDS history. The compact size makes it perfect for a desk, kitchen counter, or dorm room. Get yours here.
Check out more 2017 LDS resources here, including everything you need to study the Doctrine and Covenants, more essentials for youth and primary classes, and more!
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