Church Educational System

The Church Educational System (CES) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) consists of several institutions that provide religious and secular education for both Latter-day Saint and non–Latter-day Saint elementary, secondary, and post-secondary students and adult learners. Approximately 700,000 individuals were enrolled in CES programs in 143 countries in 2011. CES courses of study are separate and distinct from religious instruction provided through wards (local congregations). Kim B. Clark, a member of the First Quorum of Seventy, has been the Commissioner of the Church Educational System since August 1, 2015.

Seminaries and Institutes of Religion


Religious education programs designed for secondary students are called seminaries. These are programs of religious education for youth aged 14–18 that accompany the students' secular education. In areas with large concentrations of Latter-day Saints, such as in and around the Mormon Corridor in the United States, and some places in Alberta, Canada, instruction is offered on a released time basis during the normal school day in meetinghouses, or facilities built specifically for seminary programs, adjacent to public schools. Released-time seminary classes are generally taught by full-time employees. In areas with smaller LDS populations early-morning or home-study seminary programs are offered. Early-morning seminary classes are held daily before the normal school day in private homes or in meetinghouses and are taught by volunteer teachers. Home-study seminary classes are offered where geographic dispersion of students is so great that it is not feasible to meet on a daily basis. Home-study seminary students study daily, but meet only once a week as a class. Home-study classes are usually held in connection with weekly youth fellowship activities on a weekday evening.

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The Post-Standard 14 Apr 2024
During this period, the median sale for the area was a ......

Where is WNBA Draft in 2024? Location, city and more to know with fans in attendance again

Sportingnews 14 Apr 2024
Women's basketball didn't end with March Madness. It's just getting started ... MORE ... Brooklyn Academy of Music. The WNBA Draft has been held in the New York City area since 2017, with the exception of the 2020 and 2021 events, which were held virtually. The tradition continues this year, as the 2024 draft will be held at the Brooklyn Academy of Music ... ET ... ....

Motorists and cyclists both brand new bike riding road measures dangerous as arrows seem to point...

The Daily Mail 14 Apr 2024
The one way loop of South Road, a portion of Curzon Road, and half of Boscombe Grove Road (pictured) is opposite King's Park Academy, described as one of the busiest schools in the area by Mayor Anne Filer, as well as Bournemouth's home ground, the Vitality Stadium ... The bike signs come amid a string of pro-cycling measures introduced in the area....

Academy containing former Warriors to disband after Sixways final match

Yahoo Daily News 13 Apr 2024
Players in the areas at stake, including Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire, Herefordshire, Middlesex, Shropshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire, appear to be all up for grabs for now, with the ambiguity surrounding academies for 2024/25 remaining....

Flag Football: See who were the Treasure Coast-area teams to qualify for the state playoffs

TCPalm 13 Apr 2024
Lincoln Park Academy flag football makes it a district three-peat ... The 2024 flag football state playoffs will feature a strong contingent of Treasure Coast-area teams. The Florida High School Athletic Association released regional brackets on Saturday morning for the upcoming postseason, with seven area teams punching their ticket to the big dance....

Former Chattanooga FC player who trained at local academy signs with Dalton State soccer

The Daily Citizen 13 Apr 2024
Next season, the Dalton State College men’s soccer program will field a former academy player for Chattanooga Football Club that has plenty of ties to the Dalton area already ... ....


Freeman Courier 13 Apr 2024
Here's an explanation included with the post ... The first public school (Freeman School District 33-1) building was erected in the same general area in 1882. South Dakota Mennonite College (today Music Hall on the Freeman Academy campus) built in 1903, is visible on the upper left side of the photo ... Paul Lutheran School ... It opened in 1888 ... .......

Carlisle United boss on reserve team plans and four teens offered deals

Yahoo Daily News 12 Apr 2024
Until we get a training facility that we can actually have an area where we can have that squad between first team and academy, there’s no point thinking about it. “In this area we struggle for facilities ... and the academy at Dalston and playing games at Frenchfield [in Penrith]....

Youth booked under POCSO for molesting minor in Pune’s Yerawada area

Hindustan Times 12 Apr 2024
According to the FIR, the victim is a student of a coaching academy, and the accused has been tailing her for a long time. He molested and stalked her in the Gandhinagar area of Yerawada, which was brought to the notice of the ......

Experts work to have Con Moong Cave recognised by UNESCO

Vietnam News 12 Apr 2024
From 2010 to 2014, Con Moong Cave and the surrounding areas were systematically excavated and researched within the framework of a cooperative project between Việt Nam Institute of Archaeology, Việt Nam Academy of Social Sciences, Novosibirsk Institute of Archaeology and ......

Chinese researchers find androgens' role in disease

China Daily 12 Apr 2024
Sex differences are widespread across human development, physiological processes and diseases, making it important to characterize the impact of sex differences in such areas. A team of researchers from the Center for Excellence in Molecular Cell Science of the Chinese Academy of ......

Fantasy-romance ‘The Greatest Hits’ worth a spin

Boston Herald 12 Apr 2024
Tales of Music and the Brain.” ... Please, please take the next right.” ... I forgot who I was dealing with ... “I have,” she says ... She has chemistry both with Min (“The Umbrella Academy”) and Corenswet, with whom she shared the screen in the TV seriesThe Politician.”. The lone area where “The Greatest Hits” lets us down is its all-important music ... Rated PG-13....

David Mark: Bestriding Two Worlds at 76

This Day 12 Apr 2024
To adequately develop his military career as an officer, Mark was admitted to the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA, 3rd Regular Course), Kaduna as cadet in 1967. He graduated from the academy in 1970 ... Within his Benue South Senatorial District, he has constructed and refurbished numerous school blocks in each of the nine local government areas....