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Church Announces Major Changes to Seminary Program

Church Announces Major Changes to Seminary Program

The First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have announced a change to the course of study schedule and curriculum for students in the seminary program. Beginning January 2020, seminary students will study the same book of scripture used in the Church’s Come, Follow Me study outline for the year. This means that …

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Church Announces Age Changes for Youth Progression, Ordinations

Church Announces Age Changes for Youth Progression, Ordinations

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a change Friday designed to strengthen children and youth through increased faith in Jesus Christ, deeper understanding of His gospel, and greater unity with His Church and its members. See the full letter from the First Presidency, as well as an accompanying FAQ, below. A PDF version of the letter …

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New Information Released on Church’s Upcoming Youth Program

New Information Released on Church's Upcoming Youth Program

New information has been released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on plans announced in May for new worldwide resources for girls and boys, young women, and young men. The initiative for Latter-day Saint youth, ages 8 to 18, will replace all existing youth activity programs beginning in January 2020, including the Church’s relationship with all Scouting …

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2019 LDS Youth Theme Released

2019 LDS Youth Theme Released

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released the 2019 theme for their youth programs. The theme is used to “provide opportunities for youth worldwide to learn about, study, internalize and apply the principles taught in the scripture. Youth are encouraged to memorize the scripture, study its doctrine, and act on the principles learned throughout the year.” The …

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President Nelson Challenges Youth to Participate in ‘Greatest Cause’ on Earth

President Nelson Challenges Youth to Participate in ‘Greatest Cause’ on Earth

“When you know your life is being directed by God, regardless of the challenges and disappointments that may come, you will feel joy and peace,” said President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at a worldwide devotional for youth. President Nelson was joined by his wife, Wendy, for the historic broadcast that originated at the Conference …

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10 Pressing Questions Answered About Church’s Youth Program Change

10 Pressing Questions Answered About Church's Youth Program Change

The following FAQ addresses a new initiative from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for its children and youth development. Why is the Church changing its children and youth programs? Over the past several years, the Church has been conducting an extensive review of all existing children and youth activities and personal development programs. As a global church with millions …

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2018 LDS Mutual Theme Announced: Peace in Christ

2018 LDS Mutual Theme Announced: Peace in Christ

According to LDS Media Talk, the Church has announced the 2018 Mutual Theme for LDS youth. The theme is based on Doctrine and Covenants 19:23: “Learn of me, and listen to my words; walk in the meekness of my Spirit, and you shall have peace in me.” LDS youth use the theme each year as a guide for their course of …

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The Hero Within a Latter-day Youth

The Hero Within a Latter-day Youth

Brock is the son of Lance and Jozet Richardson (author of “The Message”). He played football as a defensive lineman at BYU and received the LaVell Edwards Spirit of the Y award. He served a mission in Montevideo Uraguay. He is now a seminary teacher in Provo. As a Seminary teacher, I’ve always been interested in what motivates teens.  What …

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Mormon Youth Will Ask Church Leaders Questions in Live Chat Event

Mormon Youth Will Ask Church Leaders Questions in Live Chat Event

Originally published on Mormon Newsroom. Youth from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be able to ask questions to Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Sister Bonnie L. Oscarson, Young Women general president; and Brother Stephen W. Owen, Young Men general president in a live social media forum on Wednesday, January 20, 2016, beginning …

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LDS Youth Invited to Join the Piano Guys During Online Event

LDS Youth Invited to Join the Piano Guys During Online Event

  Tonight, LDS youth from around the world are invited to join the Piano Guys in an online Face to Face event. The Church has been hosting Face to Face events for the past year, with people such as Lindsey Stirling and Elder David A. Bednar. The purpose of these online chats is to help LDS youth “understand that they …

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