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May 16, 2017

Seminaries and Institutes of Religion Annual Training Broadcast

The Seminaries and Institutes of Religion Annual Training Broadcast will take place on June 13, 2017.
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Seminaries and Institutes of Religion (S&I) has worked hard this past year to implement the training that we received in the June 2016 training broadcast. The 2016 broadcast introduced pivotal new priorities and programs that have refocused S&I instruction on the Savior and helped to strengthen student understanding of the gospel. Specifically, the focus on Doctrinal Mastery has helped our students gain a better understanding of doctrine, learn how to acquire spiritual knowledge, and build their faith.

The Global Education Initiative was also announced by Elder Kim B. Clark during last year’s broadcast. This initiative was created to make available the blessings of education, including religious education, to more people worldwide. We help to accomplish this goal as we focus more on teaching in the Savior's way and with the Spirit.

Speakers for this year’s broadcast will include Elder Donald L. Hallstrom of the Presidency of the Seventy; Elder Kim B. Clark, General Authority Seventy and Church Commissioner of Education; Chad H Webb, administrator, Seminaries and Institutes of Religion; Grant C. Anderson, associate administrator, Seminaries and Institutes of Religion; and Lori C. Newbold, director of training, Seminaries and Institutes of Religion.

Since a new priority will be announced during this year’s broadcast, please prepare adequately to receive that message by reading and studying the following talks:

Broadcast Instructions

Live broadcast: Satellite and internet (there will be no satellite rebroadcast)

Live broadcast time: Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. MDT

Live broadcast link: lds.org/si/broadcasts

Live video broadcast languages: Albanian, Armenian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Malagasy, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, and Ukrainian

Accessing the Meeting for Future Use

The June 2017 training broadcast may be streamed and downloaded at lds.org/si/broadcasts in the languages listed above beginning on the broadcast date and at anytime thereafter. Transcripts will be available in English on June 16, 2017. Transcripts in other languages are scheduled to be posted by July 18, 2017. Please check the broadcast page for updates.

The broadcast will be available by June 21, 2017, in the following additional languages: Bulgarian, Cambodian, Cantonese, Cebuano, Croatian, Fijian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Mandarin, Mongolian, Samoan, Tagalog, Tahitian, Thai, Tongan, and Vietnamese.