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The Eternal Family

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • The Family: A Proclamation to the World

  • Gender & Identity

  • Divorce & Delayed Blessings

  • Same-Sex Attraction

  • The Roles of Men & Women (Dads & Moms)

  • Abuse

  • Marriage Between a Man and a Woman

  • Sexual Intimacy

  • Pornography Use

  • Dating

Foundations of the Restoration

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • Plural Marriage

  • The Utah War and the Mountain Meadows Massacre

  • Multiple Accounts of the First Vision

  • The Book of Mormon Translation Process

  • Priesthood Keys and Authority

  • Women and the Priesthood

  • Succession in the Presidency of the Church

  • Official Declaration #2

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Jesus Christ & His Everlasting Gospel

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • Discovering Hope in Jesus as the Light and Life of Your World

  • Recognizing the Savior’s Miracles in Your Life

  • Embracing Christ’s Justice, Mercy, and Love

  • Drawing Closer to Jesus Christ through His Sacrament & Temple Ordinances

  • Understanding How Christ’s Pre-Mortal, Mortal, and Post Mortal Ministries Bless Us

  • Receiving the Savior’s Divine Gift of Grace

  • Finding Your Place in the Good Shepherd’s Fold

  • Living with Hope While Preparing for His Second Coming

  • Finding Your Place in the Good Shepherd’s Fold and Gathering Others to Him

Teachings & Doctrine of the Book of Mormon

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • Responding to Prophetic Direction

  • Improving Daily Scripture Study

  • Accessing the Savior's Grace

  • Finding Solace in Life after Death

  • Remaining on the Covenant Path

  • Deepening Conversion to Jesus Christ

  • Gathering Israel

  • Ministering to God's Children One-by-One

  • Overcoming Pride

  • Fortifying Myself Against False Doctrine

  • Improving Prayers & Revelation in My Life

  • Developing Faith, Hope & Charity

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Adulting 1010

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • Transitioning into Adulthood with a Gospel Perspective

  • Life Goals

  • Budgeting & Finance

  • Developing Talents

  • Choosing a Career

  • Life Balance

  • Managing Stress

  • Mental Health Skills

  • Navigating Life's Challenges in Faith

  • Social Media & Electronics Management

  • Improve Study Skills

  • Improve Social Skills

Involving Jesus in
Your Mental Health

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • Perfectionism

  • Thinking Errors

  • Christlike Emotions

  • Relationships & Communication

  • Addiction

  • Abuse

  • Suicide

  • Managing Depression & Anxiety

  • Physical Health

  • Sexual Feelings

  • Mindfulness

  • Skills to Deal with Mental/Emotional Distress

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The Restored Gospel & World Religions

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • Holy Envy

  • Hinduism

  • Jainism

  • Sikhism, Taoism

  • Confucianism

  • Shintoism, Zoroastrianism

  • Buddhism

  • Judaism

  • Islam

  • Christianity

  • The Restoration

Institute Singers

  • Enjoy relevant gospel discussions on music & the hymns 

  • Feel greater converting power to the Savior Jesus Christ 

  • Develop your musical gifts and talents 

  • Share your testimony with others through music 

  • Visit high schools and help with institute recruiting 

  • Perform for General Authorities and church leaders

  • Debut award winning church music arrangements 

  • Experience first hand the blessings of music in your life 

  • Sing in high level concerts, firesides, and devotionals 

  • Meet new friends and belong socially 

  • Audition is required, anyone interested can contact Brother McDonald 

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Come Unto Christ
Through Music

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • Make connections to the Savior and his restored gospel through music 

  • Learn the foundational principles of music theory 

  • Learn how to apply music theory in writing and arranging music 

  • Learn musical form, scales, chords, progressions, 

  • Learn the basics of how to use music software programs 

  • Make friendships with others who also love music and the Savior 

  • Share your music in class with others 

  • Collaborate with other students in helping everyone write and arrange music 

  • No musical skills required, anyone is welcome at any level

My Gospel Questions

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • Engage in relevant, open, honest, and edifying discussions about the gospel-related topics that students select.

  • Topics include questions regarding the doctrine, teachings, policies, and history of the Church.

  • Some questions are straightforward, some deal with sensitive topics, and others introduce ambiguity and complexity. 

  • The first few lessons of the course teach principles and a pattern for seeking answers.

  • Learn to use Church resources

  • Practice skills like “How to Disagree without Becoming Disagreeable” and “How to Assess the Reliability of Sources"

  • Tools to continue answering questions and the questions of others throughout their lives will be practiced. 

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So You Think

You Can Date? 

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • Relying on Jesus Christ to Conquer Our Fears of Dating and Marriage

  • Being More Confident and Engaging in Conversation

  • Improving the First Date Experience

  • Principles of Developing Healthy Romantic Relationships

  • Becoming More Attractive

  • Responding Well to Rejection

  • Physical Affection in Dating

  • Addressing Pornography Use with Your Partner

  • Preparing for Healthy Intimacy in Marriage 

  • Making the Decision to Get Married with Confidence

The Divine Gift of Forgiveness

Topics Explored in this Course: 

  • The Gift of Repentance & the Joy of Becoming Clean

  • Abandoning Sin & Spiritually Awakening to God

  • Faith in Jesus Christ & Forgiveness through Him

  • Overcoming Barriers to Repentance by Relying on Jesus

  • A Broken Heart, a Contrite Spirit, and Godly Sorrow

  • Confessing and Forsaking Sins and Making Generous Restitution

  • Forgiving Others

  • The Role of the Savior, Priesthood Leaders, and the Holy Ghost in Forgiveness

  • Daily Repentance and the Divine Gift of Forgiveness

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Institute Choir

In this Course: 

  • Come to know the Savior through the gift of music

  • Bear witness of the Savior and His Gospel in song

  • Make sacred music more a part of the soundtrack of your life to help you “Think Celestial”

  • Have impactful Gospel discussions in choir generated from the music/ hymns being sung

  • Get to be a part of special concerts and performances with large groups of talented musicians 

  • Get to sing for devotionals with members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and other Church Leadership

  • Make friends and find a great group of people to belong with— a solid social niche.

  • Have a blast at socials and make a difference through service activities organized by Institute Choir leadership

  • Learn more about music and develop your talents (even if you’ve never sang in a choir before)

  • Be a part of something great spiritually and musically even if your time is limited this semester. 

  • No audition required! Simply register. If you have questions about Institute Choir contact Trina Garlick

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