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Importance of Seminary

Purpose of Seminary

Our purpose is to help youth and young adults understand and rely on the teachings and Atonement of Jesus Christ, qualify for the blessings of the temple, and prepare themselves, their families, and others for eternal life with their Father in Heaven.

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Seminary Quotes

Read these Seminary quotes from prophets on the importance of all youth attending LDS Seminary. Quotes from Thomas S. Monson, Gordon B. Hinckley, and others.


Graduation Requirements

Students must receive credit for all four seminary courses of study and a worthiness clearance from their bishop or branch president to graduate from seminary. Students who finish their secondary education prior to completing four years of seminary may consult with their CES coordinator or seminary principal about graduating from seminary.