A Face to Face Event with Elder Gerrit W. Gong

Children and Youth

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On November 17, 2019, Elder Gerrit W. Gong participated in a Face to Face event for children, youth, parents, and leaders, where he answered questions from around the world focusing on the Children and Youth program. 

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See childrenandyouth.churchofjesuschrist.org for more information on the Children and Youth program.


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Opening Video and Song 5:27
Opening Remarks 9:11
What's New About This Program? 7:19
What will service and activities look like in the new program? 25:22
What are For the Strength of Youth Conferences? 12:40
How will children and youth track their goals? 13:06
Will there be a medallion or other forms of recognition? 6:33
Will we continue using Come, Follow Me? Will young men have a theme? 6:40
How can we adapt this program to our circumstances? 3:18
Closing Remarks 4:14
Closing Song: “I Will Walk with Jesus” 3:60