2016 Teaching Curriculum Announced for Primary, Youth and Adults

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the 2016 teaching curriculum for the Melchizedek Priesthood, Relief Society, Sunday School, Young Men, Young Women and Primary.

The following is a summarized list of the 2016 curriculum:

Melchizedek Priesthood and Relief Society

The Melchizedek Priesthood and Relief Society will be studying the new Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Howard W. Hunter manual.

Sunday School

The book of scripture that will be studied in Sunday School in 2016 is the Book of Mormon and teachers will be teaching from the Book of Mormon Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual.

Aaronic Priesthood and Young Women

Both the Aaronic Priesthood  and Young Women will be taught from Come, Follow Me: Learning Resources for Youth, and the Mutual theme for 2016 is 2 Nephi 31:20:

“Wherefore, ye must press forward with a steadfastness in Christ, having a perfect brightness of hope, and a love of God and of all men. Wherefore, if ye shall press forward, feasting upon the word of Christ, and endure to the end, behold, thus saith the Father: Ye shall have eternal life.”


The theme for Sharing Time in Primary will be “I Know the Scriptures Are True.” Leaders can find the 2016 outline for Sharing Time online.

For a full list of the 2016 curriculum, go to LDS.org.

Bridget is a newsroom writer at LDS.net. She graduated in April 2015 from Brigham Young University in communications with an emphasis of public relations. She served a Spanish speaking LDS mission in McAllen, Texas. She is a skilled pianist and an expert baker of chocolate chip cookies.