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Nursery cultivates affinity for church – LDS Church News

Before priesthood quorums or Relief Society, before Mutual or even Primary, there is nursery.

For children born into a Mormon family, nursery represents a first opportunity for learning gospel principles outside the home.

"It's their first experience in the church away from Mom and Dad," said Sister Margaret S. Lifferth, first counselor in the Primary general presidency. "When they go to nursery we hope that they'll feel the love of their leaders, be taught some of the very basic principles of the gospel and start to feel the Spirit."

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