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Church Religious Educators Invited to View CES Conference

Watch livestream at CES.ChurchofJesusChrist.org on June 18, 2024, at 9 a.m. MDT

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Religious educators and S&I teachers are invited to improve their ability to amplify the words of the living prophets by attending the first annual Church Educational System — Religious Educators Conference on Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at 9 a.m. (Mountain Daylight Time).

View the conference live at CES.ChurchofJesusChrist.org. Machine-translated subtitles for the breakout sessions only will be available in a number of languages.

What Is the Religious Educators Conference?

The Religious Educators Conference is an annual event uniting thousands of teachers from across the world. Originating from the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, the 2024 conference will include:

“Our religious educators play such a critical role in helping young adults across the Church deepen their testimonies and grow closer to the Savior,” said Elder Gilbert. “This event will be a wonderful unifying experience for religious educators from across the Church.”

The conference will offer the thousands of Church educators throughout the world the opportunity to share and learn best practices and methods for teaching, insights regarding the needs of young adults, as well as curriculum resources, Elder Gilbert explained.

The presidents of each of the CES institutions — BYU, BYU–Idaho, BYU–Hawaii, Ensign College and BYU–Pathway Worldwide — will share messages. Breakout sessions and classes on a variety of topics also will be available.

How to Study

Keynote and messages will be published following the conference in Gospel Library and Media Library in 41 languages. Recordings of breakout sessions and classes will be published on CES.ChurchofJesusChrist.org (English only).

Why Is the Religious Educators Conference Important?

The conference offers unique benefits for teachers. The purpose of the conference is to:

  • Increase content mastery of scriptural and prophetic teachings
  • Promote sound doctrine
  • Provide training and resources for pedagogical professional development
  • Build unity and support religious educators across organizations

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