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Church Announces 2021 Youth Theme: “A Great Work”

Throughout the upcoming year, Latter-day Saint youth worldwide will be reminded of their role in what President Russell M. Nelson referred to as “the greatest work” on earth (see “Hope of Israel,” Worldwide Youth Devotional, June 3, 2018). A letter from Young Women and Young Men general presidencies announced that the 2021 Youth Theme is “Wherefore, be not weary in well-doing, for ye are …

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Inspiring Salt Lake Temple Site Tour from Youth General Presidencies

Inspiring Salt Lake Temple Site Tour from Youth General Presidencies

As part of the first-ever youth music festival for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the Young Women and Young Men General Presidencies toured the Salt Lake Temple construction site and recorded a special video offering inspiring messages connected to the temple and its history. The video offers unique footage from the construction site as well as an …

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Church to Host First Ever Youth Music Festival

Church to Host First Ever Youth Musical Festival

Youth worldwide are invited to participate in the Youth Music Festival, a virtual global concert on July 29, 2020. The theme of the Youth Music Festival is “Hear the Voice of the Lord” based on President Russell M. Nelson’s invitation and promise that as we hear Him, we will find “success, happiness and joy in this life” (“Hear Him,” April 2020 general conference). As …

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10 Virtual Camping & Trek Ideas for Latter-day Saint Leaders

10 Virtual Camping & Trek Ideas for Latter-day Saint Leaders

With the recent announcement that all official camping and trek activities will be suspended, leaders for the youth of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are wondering how to take the experience online. Each ward and branch is different and should adapt to their local circumstances and restrictions, but here are ten ideas to help you get started. …

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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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