The consolidation of teaching resources is aimed at continuing the simplification of teaching the gospel at home and Church.
The Come, Follow Me curriculum for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is undergoing major changes in 2024. In a letter dated April 28, 2023, the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints wrote:
In an effort to strengthen and simplify home-centered, Church-supported gospel learning, we are pleased to announce a new, consolidated resource titled Come, Follow Me—For Home and Church. Beginning in 2024, this new single resource will support scripture study at home and will replace teacher manuals that have been used in Primary, Sunday School, Young Women classes, and Aaronic Priesthood quorum meetings.
In 2024, Come, Follow Me will focus on study of the Book of Mormon. Wards and branches will receive additional information in the near future.
Thank you for your efforts to support individuals and families as they study the gospel in their homes.
In 2018, the two-hour church block replaced the previous three-hour block, and the Come, Follow Me curriculum was introduced. President Russell M. Nelson observed at the time, “As Latter-day Saints, we have grown accustomed to thinking of ‘church’ as something that happens in our meetinghouses, supported by what happens at home. “We need an adjustment to this pattern. It is time for home-centered church, supported by what takes place inside our branch, ward, and stake buildings.”
Come, Follow Me officially began in January 2019 and was centered on the New Testament. Until this announcement, there were multiple manuals for different auxiliaries. The simplification of these manuals into one will bring greater cohesive study at home and church.