9 Changes at the October 2019 General Conference

9 Changes at the October 2019 General Conference

This was a momentous general conference with lots of exciting changes to help the Church move forward. Below is a list of nine major changes that were announced.   Policy about witnesses to ordinances. (Russell M. Nelson, Oct. 2, General Conference Leadership...
Church Announces Changes to Strengthen Youth

Church Announces Changes to Strengthen Youth

In general conference, changes were announced to strengthen youth. Read a summary of the changes on the Church’s Newsroom site. Read a letter with details about the changes that was sent to ward and stake leaders. Below is the revised Young Women...
General Conference Notebook, October 2019

General Conference Notebook, October 2019

The New Era magazine has prepared a General Conference Notebook: Your Guide to Prepare for and Learn from General Conference: October 2019.  It was mailed to subscribers along with the New Era. It is also available for download so you can print more copies if you...
Summary of Children and Youth Orientation Meeting

Summary of Children and Youth Orientation Meeting

In case you missed the Children and Youth orientation meeting during the class hour on Sunday, here’s a summary: In an introduction by President Russell M. Nelson, he said, “This effort has been designed especially for you and your generation.” “Over the years,...
Children and Youth: A Special Broadcast Sept. 29

Children and Youth: A Special Broadcast Sept. 29

The Church will broadcast a special program on September 29, 2019 to orient adults, youth, children, and leaders about the new Children and Youth initiative that begins in January 2020. The special program will be presented in wards during the Sunday class time. The...
More Information about FSY Conferences Starting in 2020

More Information about FSY Conferences Starting in 2020

The Church has released more information about FSY Conferences that will be part of the new Children and Youth program beginning in 2020. The additional information includes the registration cost, the role of young single adult counselors, and a list of which years...
Youth Theme for 2020

Youth Theme for 2020

In anticipation of the new effort to bless children and youth, the Church has announced the youth theme for 2020: And it came to pass that I, Nephi, said unto my father: I will go and do the things which the Lord hath commanded, for I know that the Lord giveth no...
Limit Screen Time for Children and Youth

Limit Screen Time for Children and Youth

The World Health Organization has issued its first-ever guidelines on screen time for children: Kids under 5 should not spend more than 1 hour watching screens every day—and less is better. Infants under 1 should not view screens at all. These guidelines are similar...
General Conference Notebook, April 2019

General Conference Notebook, April 2019

The New Era magazine has prepared a General Conference Notebook: Your Guide to Prepare for and Learn from General Conference: April 2019.  It was mailed to subscribers along with the New Era. It is also available for download so you can print more copies if you want....
Boy Scout Scoutbook Free for Everyone

Boy Scout Scoutbook Free for Everyone

The Boy Scouts of America has now made Scoutbook subscriptions free to everyone. Scoutbook (scoutbook.com) is an online management tool that helps Scouts, parents, and leaders track advancements and achievements. In January 2020, The Church of Jesus Christ of...
Age Changes for Youth Progression and Ordination Announced

Age Changes for Youth Progression and Ordination Announced

Today, the First Presidency announced changes in the timeline of when children and youth complete Primary, move from one class or quorum to the next, and attend the temple for the first time—and for when young men may be ordained to priesthood offices. These changes...

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