Join Us for the National Family Week Kickoff Activity!
As September approaches, our excitement grows for the kickoff of the 2023 National Family Week, an event that resonates deeply within the hearts of families and communities across the Philippines. This year’s celebration promises to be exceptional, as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints takes a leading role in embracing the theme of #BFF: Building Forever Families.
Mark Your Calendars! September 2, 2023
The anticipation is palpable as we eagerly await the commencement of the National Family Week. On September 2, 2023, families from all walks of life will come together to embark on a journey of togetherness, guided by the teachings of Christ. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is spearheading this year’s kickoff activity, a testament to its unwavering commitment to strengthening family bonds.
Uniting Families Through #BFF: Building Forever Families
Year after year, the Church has shown steadfast support for National Family Week, underlining the significance of strong familial relationships. The chosen theme, #BFF: Building Forever Families, encapsulates the essence of what it means to have lasting connections with our loved ones. With a Christ-centered approach, this theme resonates not only with Church members but also with friends of other faiths who share in the importance of family unity.
Celebration of Unity and Togetherness
Local Church leaders, alongside their cherished families, are enthusiastic participants in the upcoming kickoff activity. As role models for strong families, their active involvement serves as an inspiration to us all. The event serves as a platform to celebrate the finalists of the #BFF Songwriting and Photo Contests, showcasing the creativity and devotion of families to the cause.
Embracing Diversity: All Are Welcome
The Philippines Area Presidency’s call to invite friends of other faiths and their families reflects the universal nature of the event. In a world often marked by differences, this gathering seeks to bridge divides and promote unity through shared values. As we focus on the promotion of Christ-centered homes, the event embodies the spirit of inclusivity and mutual respect.
Access for All: Wherever You Are
In our efforts to ensure widespread participation, the event will be live-streamed to all stake and district centers. We extend an earnest invitation to Church members, their families, and friends to join us virtually. The convenience of online access ensures that distance is no barrier to sharing in this heartwarming celebration.
Join Us Virtually
For those unable to attend in person, worry not! The live-stream of the event will be accessible through the official Facebook page of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. No matter where you are, you can be part of this significant occasion, sharing in the collective spirit of unity and devotion.
At its core, the Church’s celebration of National Family Week is an embodiment of the teachings of Jesus Christ. Through His guidance, we are inspired to forge unbreakable bonds with our families, cultivating a sense of purpose, love, and mutual respect.
Strengthening Society, One Family at a Time
The event on September 2 serves as a call to action for families across the Philippines, regardless of their faith, to stand together in the pursuit of strong, spiritually grounded homes. As we nurture these foundations, we contribute to the betterment of society as a whole.
In the spirit of unity and love, let us come together on September 2, 2023, to embark on this meaningful journey of building forever families. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints invites you, your family, and your friends to join us in promoting Christ-centered homes and celebrating the beauty of familial connections during National Family Week. Together, we shall build a legacy of love and unity that resonates for generations to come.