Celebrating Pioneer Day
Friend July 2017 “Pioneer Night” A family celebrates Pioneer Day for Family Home Evening.
Friend July 2017 “Road to Zion” After Mary’s father has a stroke, Mary gets her family to Utah traveling alone in their wagon.
Friend January 1986 “Ellen Pucell Unthank” While crossing the plains in handcarts, Nellie’s parents died and Nellie’s feet froze and had to be amputated, but she remained faithful and thankful.
Friend June 1988 “The Scent of Lilacs” Becky and her brothers and sisters lose both their mother and their father as they travel to the salt lake valley.
Pioneers that Prepared the Way
A pioneer is someone who goes before others and prepares the way for them.
Friend July 2018 “A Different Kind of Pioneer” Gabby doesn’t have any ancestors that crossed the plains to tell about at Primary Activity Day, so she tells about her great-grandmother who was a pioneer through her faith in God. Her faith influenced Gabby’s mother to join the church.
“A Different Kind of Pioneer” – Friend July 1984 – Girl gives a Primary talk about her family joining the church.
Friend July 2019 “Mara the Pioneer” Mara learns that she is a pioneer because the church has only been in Cambodia for 25 years.