Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, Elder Kim B. Clark and Chad H. Webb pose for a photo after filming a video regarding the First Presidency announcement that seminary curriculum will align with "Come, Follow Me."

In a significant shift to the curriculum followed by seminaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, seminary study will now align with that of the "Come, Follow Me" curriculum and schedule, the First Presidency announced Friday.

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"Making this change will enhance the home-centered, Church supported approach to gospel study through a unified study at home, Sunday School, and seminary," wrote the First Presidency in a letter dated March 22. "We encourage all youth to fully participate in seminary as they seek to increase their love for Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and deepen their conversion to the restored gospel."

In a video released Friday by Seminaries and Institutes of Religion of the Church, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Elder Kim B. Clark, Commissioner of the Church Educational System; Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, General Young Women President; and Chad H. Webb, Seminary and Institutes of Religion administrator, discussed the changes and what they mean for seminary students and teachers.

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