June 18, 2020 07:00 PM MDT
Youth who were signed up for Especially For Youth may have been wondering how to fill their time this summer when the event was canceled because of COVID-19. But now, they don’t have to.
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By  LDS Living
September 13, 2019 02:46 PM MDT
Since the Church announced its plans to create a global youth conference program For the Strength of Youth on July 19, 2019, many have had questions about its implementation, including locations for the youth conferences, costs, registration, and other questions.
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By  LDS Living
July 19, 2019 04:35 PM MDT
Thanks to the Deseret Newsfor making us aware of this announcement.
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December 08, 2018 01:47 PM MST
Christ cares for us individually. The inverted five-point stars found on the Nauvoo Temple are symbols of Christ, the “bright and morning star” (Revelation 22:16), reaching down to earth and inviting us to reach up to Him. . . .
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By  LDS Living
June 21, 2018 09:07 AM MDT
Pioneer treks are a common summer activity for Church members around the world, allowing them to experience, if even partially, the challenges the earliest pioneers faced in searching for religious freedom in the 1800s. Opportunities abound to learn how suffering and sacrifice brings one close to the Savior. Walking in the pioneers’ footsteps, participants can feel empathy for those who heeded the call to gather to Zion.
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July 06, 2017 12:31 PM MDT
So many memories. How many of you experienced these wonderful EFY moments?
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January 21, 2015 08:02 PM MST
Especially For Youth is popular among members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and for good reason. Youth love the program because it’s fun and inspiring, and parents love it because it helps youth build testimonies in an environment conducive to gospel living. However, the popularity of the program has made it difficult for everyone who is interested to participate. Here are four alternatives.
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May 21, 2014 06:46 PM MDT
When President Monson announced the new mission ages, youth around the globe were suddenly presented with the thrilling (and in some ways terrifying) prospect of leaving home much earlier than expected. Many still wonder, almost two years later, how youth can be prepared to serve, when most of them have just barely left high school.
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November 11, 2011 04:17 PM MST
To the left is the cover of the official an EFY souvenir book from 1991. It consists of the title, Feeling Great, Doing Right, Hanging Tough, in 80′s-tastic font design, and a photo of an exuberant young woman doing a sort of cheerleaderish jump for joy [1]. What I noticed immediately when I saw this image was the presence of leggings. It was remarkable to me because I have recently observed some controversy in the LDS community surrounding leggings and modesty.
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May 19, 2011 02:09 PM MDT
For the 12,000 teens who participate each year, EFY is a time for game nights, dances, and cheer-offs, and now a study at BYU illustrates the program’s secrets to success. In a new study, Brigham Young University professor David Dollahite and graduate student Emily Layton identified seven anchors of religious commitment for teens. Through in-depth interviews of 80 adolescents and their families belonging to different faiths, they recognized an overarching theme of teens building relationships.
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