Devotionals at Church-Owned Schools Begin Livestreaming

Contributed By Valerie Johnson, Church News staff writer

  • 17 March 2020

President M. Russell Ballard, Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, speaks during the BYU campus devotional in the Marriott Center in Provo, Utah, on March 3, 2020. Photo by Jaren Wilkey, BYU Photo.

Following the First Presidency’s announcement on March 11 that there would be no large gatherings at Church Educational System schools, Brigham Young University, Brigham Young University–Idaho, Brigham Young University–Hawaii, and LDS Business College each announced changes to classes, devotionals, and commencements.

Classes at each school have been canceled through March 17 and will resume on March 18 through remote instruction. Commencement exercises and devotionals will be streamed online.

March 17 is the first of the livestreamed-only devotionals. Here is where you can watch each school’s devotionals, listed chronologically.


Watch BYU devotionals on BYUtv or at on Tuesdays at 11:05 a.m. Read or watch past BYU devotional addresses and see the schedule for upcoming speakers at This week Elder Jack N. Gerard, a General Authority Seventy, will be speaking.

LDS Business College

Devotionals for LDS Business College have usually been held in the Assembly Hall on Temple Square or in the Conference Center Theater. For the rest of Winter semester, however, “A broadcast will be available on the Church’s website each Tuesday at 11:15 a.m.,” according to Read or watch past LDSBC devotional addresses and see the schedule for upcoming addresses at This week LDSBC president Bruce C. Kusch will be speaking.


Watch BYU–Idaho devotionals at or listen at on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. Read or watch past BYU–Idaho devotional addresses at and read the list of upcoming speakers here. This week Shane Goodwin, a mathematics faculty member at BYU–Idaho, will be speaking.


Watch BYU–Hawaii devotionals at on Tuesdays at 11 a.m. HST or 3 p.m. MDT. Read or watch past BYU–Hawaii devotional addresses and see the schedule for upcoming speakers at This week Ban Phung, an associate professor at BYU–Hawaii, will be speaking.