On August 1, the Church released a letter outlining the upcoming Mutual Theme for 2017. It is based on one of the founding scriptures of the church, James 1:5-6, and I’ve created a free 16×20-inch poster for you.
“If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him. But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.” —James 1:5–6
The Church is hoping to encourage Youth to pray, just as the Prophet Joseph Smith did at the tender age of fourteen years. Here’s what the letter explaining the 2017 Theme states. (You can find more on the 2017 Mutual Theme on lds.org here.)
The purpose of the yearly theme is to provide opportunities for youth worldwide to learn about, study, internalize, and apply the principles taught in the scripture. Youth are encouraged to memorize the scripture, study its doctrine, and act on the principles learned throughout the year.”
“In addition, the theme can be used to enrich Mutual opening exercises, as a topic for sacrament meeting talks given by youth, and to provide focus for youth activities—including camps, youth conferences, and devotionals.
My poster depicts a tender leaf in a forest reaching upwards for the light. For me, this image symbolizes how we can grow our testimonies by turning to Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ by learning about the Gospel, studying the scriptures, experimenting upon the word and reaching for the Light.
I am excited for this new theme and look forward to creating some fun projects for you in the coming months! Here’s what I’ve got for you so far:
- 2017 Mutual Theme Scripture Posters (black & white versions) in my Etsy shop
- 2017 Mutual Theme Scripture Logo T-shirt vector file in my Etsy Shop
- 2017 Mutual Theme Marker Logos (Free download)
- 2017 Mutual Theme Announcement Poster (Free download)
- 2017 Mutual Theme Circle Logos (Free download)
- 2017 Mutual Theme Double-Exposure Posters (in my Etsy Shop)
- 2017 Mutual Theme Photo Posters (Free download)
- 2017 Mutual Theme Calendars: Editable PDF & JPEGS [Horizontal] (Free download)
- 2017 Mutual Theme Calendars: Editable PDF & JPEGS [Vertical] (Free download)
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You can download my 2017 Mutual Theme Announcement 16×20 Poster here.
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9 thoughts on “2017 Mutual Theme Announced: James 1:5-6 Free 16×20 Poster!”
Thank you so much for everything you do! You are always my “go-to” when I need something for YW. I am our YWs Secretary, a mom, working full time, coaching softball, taking care of my aging mother, and trying to juggle and balance everyday life. I am so appreciative of the hard work you do for me and that if I need something, I can click on your blog and use an image and ESPECIALLY your yearly calendar. I cannot thank you enough for your calendar. It has saved me so much time and effort that I don’t have. I have used it the past 2 years, it is literally a blessing to have! I’m already anticipating the 2017 vertical calendar…no pressure :). Thank you so much!
I am so glad to be of service to you! I am working away at my 2017 projects already 🙂
Ditto to what Andree said! As our YW secretary, I so appreciate you sharing your talents. I too especially love the vertical calendar and am in anticipation for the 2017! Thanks so much for sharing and blessing us!
You’re welcome 🙂
THANK YOU….LIKE FOR REALS YOU JUST SAVED MY SANITY!!!
Yay! Glad to help 🙂
This is my first time on your website, and I’m loving it! Thank you so much!! I would love to print out a 4×6 for each of my girls of the above poster. Is there a way to do that?
Hi Natasha! You have mail 🙂