The Importance of the Family in Mormonism – The family is the essential unit of life on Earth and in the eternities. Mormonism teaches important truths regarding the centrality of the family and its eternal destiny. (Read more)

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Family Home Evening – This is a weekly meeting Mormons hold in their homes, to come closer to God with their families. (Read more)

Eternal Marriage – Mormons believe that marriages can last forever – thus the phrase “eternal marriage.”  The bride and groom are not married in a Mormon church building, but in one of the Mormon temples.  (Read more)

Teaching Families by Example – Because families are so central to God’s eternal plan, the Mormon Church does everything possible to help parents teach by their good example.  The Church does much to support family unity and morality…. (Read more)

Talks About the Family – The Mormon Prophet Joseph F. Smith said: “There can be no genuine happiness separate and apart from the home, and every effort made to sanctify and preserve its influence is uplifting to those who toil and sacrifice for its establishment. . . . ” (Read more)

The Family, a Proclaimation to the World – “We, the First Presidency and the Council of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, solemnly proclaim that marriage between a man and a woman is ordained of God and that the family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of His children.” (Read more)

Family Resources – Our link list for families.

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