Children of Promise: Cultural Celebration in the Philippines

The workers inscribe “Holiness to the Lord” on the face of every temple, but there is somewhere even more important to carve that message — in the hearts of the children.

A temple dedication offers a rare opportunity to do just that, inviting the rising generation to understand the promises made to their fathers, imprinting them with a memory forever of the days a temple came to their land.

They are children of the covenant — and that is something to celebrate!

King David danced before the Lord in his joy and devotion, and beginning with the Ghana Temple dedication in 2004, it has become the practice for the youth of a new temple district, the night before its dedication, to let their love of the Lord spill over into movement and song in a cultural celebration.

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