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How Children Experience Primary in Vanuatu Featured in Church Video

In a video from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Joy D. Jones, president of the worldwide organization for teaching children called Primary, highlights how children attend in Vanuatu.

In November 2018 on a tour of Australia, New Zealand, and other islands of the South Pacific, she met with local leaders and members of the Church and experienced Primary in Vanuatu

General Primary President Joy D. Jones and Sister Paula Ardern attend Primary with children in Vanuatu. November 2018© 2021 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.

“Unlike many Primarys around the world, some children on this small island meet in a very unique place,” she says in the video. “A building without walls. They pull out a mat, sit on the ground, sing songs, learn the gospel, make friends, and enjoy the spirit that is always there in Primary. Isn’t it wonderful that Primary can be held no matter where or how we meet?”

The video “Create Primary Experiences at Home” encourages children, parents, and Primary leaders to create a Primary experience at home by using resources to sing, give talks and to stay connected.

Also announced in the video is a special Primary broadcast called “Friend to Friend” where children and families can sing, play and learn together in their own homes. It will be available for viewing on Sunday 21 February.



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