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Church Announces Mutual Theme for 2020

In 2020, Latter-day Saint youth around the world will be studying 1 Nephi 3:7

“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 commandments unto the children of men, save he shall prepare a way for them that they may accomplish the thing which he commandeth them."

Church leaders announced the new Mutual theme in a notice sent to general and local leaders on August 1, just weeks after announcing a new "Children and Youth" program to replace Boy Scouts of America and Personal Progress.

The theme found in 1 Nephi 3:7 will be used as a topic for youth activities, camps, conferences, and devotionals, and parents and leaders are encouraged to teach and focus on these principles at home and at Church throughout the year. “This scripture emphasizes acting on revelation, which is an important aspect of the upcoming Children and Youth effort and other home-centered, Church-supported efforts,” the Church notice states.

Further Church resources for the 2020 Mutual theme will be available later this year at ChurchofJesusChrist.org.

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