News Release

Church in the Philippines Launches ‘He Is With You’ Easter Initiative

As the nation gears up for the Holy Week, the Philippines Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will launch an Easter initiative that will focus on the Living Christ.

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Beginning Thursday, 18 April 2018 until Easter Sunday, 21 April 2019, the Church will publish a series of videos that to remind members and friends of the Church that Jesus Christ lives and that through His Atonement and Resurrection, His presence will always be felt.

The videos will touch on various topics that will explain that when ‘He is with you’, there is joy, peace, love, gladness, faith and comfort even in times of grief or sorrow.

The “He Is With You’ initiative is expected to reach thousands through Church social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube throughout the Holy Week. Those who share the content online are encouraged to use the hashtags #HeIsWithYou, #AnEasterofMinistering, and #WhenYouMinisterHeiswithYou on their social media channels. The messages of inspiration will be available to share even after the Easter campaign.

In addition to online content, "He Is With You" posters and pass-along cards are in current distribution to local stakes (dioceses) and districts (small dioceses) for members to share. 

Moreover, the Church is inviting its members to celebrate Easter Sunday and commemorate the Savior’s resurrection by ministering to someone in need. This is an opportunity for members to practice Christlike love and to remind everyone that God is always with us, but it is usually through someone else, be a friend or a loved one, that needs are met.

Like many other Christian denominations, members of the Church celebrate Easter, but their main focus is on the religious significance which is Jesus Christ -- His life, ministry, suffering in the Garden of Gethsemane, death on the cross and His resurrection on the third day.

The Philippines Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hopes that the “He Is With You” initiative will help members and friends remember that the greatest Gift that God gave to mankind is Jesus Christ. Through this gift, one need not feel alone.

To learn more about the “He Is With You” Easter initiative, visit the Church’s country page at

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