News Release

Worldwide Broadcast for Children and Parents will Focus on Strengthening Faith in Jesus Christ  

A worldwide broadcast event for children and parents to learn about baptism, the Holy Ghost and the sacrament will be available online from this weekend

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will publish online a worldwide Friend to Friend” broadcast for children, parents and primary leaders this weekend.

Primary is the Church’s organization for children ages 3-11. The Friend to Friend event is geared towards this audience of children. The broadcast will be available from 19 February at 10 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (USA) and will focus on the topics of baptism, the Holy Ghost and the sacrament.

Fiona Tuikolovatu is a volunteer leader and teacher of children in her Latter-day Saint congregation in New Zealand. She is excited for the children in her area and around the world to experience this event.

“Not only is this programme put together by our General Primary presidency leaders, but it is also driven, hosted and put in such a fun way for our Primary children to be involved with learning more about our Saviour Jesus Christ and His gospel,” she said.

Tuikolovatu said she loves how this event unites children all over the world. “I’m excited to see our children learn together. They will be able to do this through music and many more fun activities and most importantly, what I love is how they will learn the meaning of coming to follow our Saviour.”

A Facebook invite for the event encourages people to join for messages made specifically for children and says it will “help children feel the love of their Heavenly Parents and Jesus Christ.”

The event will be broadcast on the Church’s website and will be available in American Sign Language (ASL), Cantonese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish. It will be available later this year in Tongan, Samoan and Fijian.

The event will also be on Gospel Library, and Gospel Media any time after the initial release.

A boy from New Zealand listens to Elder Ulisses Soares tell a story from his childhood about keeping promises during the 2021 Friend to Friend broadcast. 2022 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.

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