Priesthood: Stories

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Receiving the Priesthood

Friend May 2017 “Awesome! Robert receives the Aaronic Priesthood and learns about the line of authority.

 

 

 

 

Friend June 2016 “Was I Ready” A boy prays to know if he is ready to receive the priesthood.

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Worthiness
Friend October 2017 “Worthiness Worries” Matthew can’t get the image of an immodestly dressed woman out of his head that he saw on an advertisement. He worries that he isn’t worthy to receive the priesthood. His mother helps him remember that the Savior took on himself all our difficulties and he can help us.

Duties of the Priesthood

Friend November 2015 “Priesthood Power” Bobby learns that the priesthood is about serving people.

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Friend January 2016 President Monson fulfilled his deacon duties by taking the sacrament to a home bound man and by being a good secretary.

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Father’s Blessings

Friend September 2017 “Moresby the Brave” Moresby is worried about starting school, so his father gives him a blessing. Moresby’s day goes well, and he is even brave enough to help someone else who is having a hard time on their first day.

Friend February 2016 “You are Special” In Emma’s blessing from her father, Emma gets a message from Heavenly Father.

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Healing Blessings

Friend February 2017 “Danger at the Ice Pond” Alice tries to help push the blocks of ice in the pond, but the ice she is standing on cracks and breaks. Her father rushes her home and gives her a priesthood blessing and she has no ill effects.

 

 

 

 

Friend July 1988 “Power of Prayer” A pioneer father is inspired that something was wrong at home. When he arrives he finds that his daughter has fallen into the fireplace. He gives her a blessing and every promise is fulfilled.
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Friend May 2016 “Bad Day in the Badlands” Topher and his classmates get sick on a school trip. Topher gets a priesthood blessing.
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Friend April 2018  “I got sick when my dad was on a business trip. My mom called Brother Hillstrom and Brother Judkins, and they gave me a blessing. They told me that the priesthood was real and Heavenly Father could help me get better. I knew that I might not get better right away, but I would get well soon. I love the priesthood.”

Sienna P., age 8, Utah, USA

Priesthood Ordinations and Organization

Bishops

Friend March 2017 “My Dad the Bishop” Syrena was surprised when her dad was called as bishop because she thought bishops were solemn and had perfect families, but she learns that they are men with strong testimonies.


Blessings & Gratitude: Stories & Poems

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Count Your Blessings

Friend November 2017 “The Blessing Fish” A family learns the story of the disciples that caught a net full of fish after Jesus told them where to cast their nets. The children realize that the fish are a blessing to Peter’s family. They talk about the blessings their family has been given.

Friend November 2017 “Sincerely, Maisy: A Muddy Thanksgiving” Maisy feels she has a lot to be grateful for after helping a family at Thanksgiving whose house was being flooded.

 

 Gratitude for Nature

Friend March 2017 “Raining!” Rain makes the earth clean and beautiful. Water helps us in many ways.

 

Gratitude Despite Adversity (seeing blessings)

Friend November 2016 “Pie-crust Cabins” When Robbin’s great grandmother was young, her family didn’t have much at Thanksgiving, so they made pie crust cabins with what they had to remind them of their blessings. It became a family tradition.

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Friend October 2017 “Bread and Gratitude” A man at a restaurant always find some fault in the meal no matter what the waiter provides.  “As disciples of Jesus Christ, we are commanded to “thank the Lord [our] God in all things” (D&C 59:7). If we focus on the blessings we think we are missing, it can make us unhappy.“

 

 

 

 

Friend October 2017 “Bread and Gratitude” Fill in the blank story about a boy who has a terrible day, but after a dream he realizes he is grateful for all those things that had been difficult the day before.


Friend March 1987 “Fruit for Hernando” Hernando and his family has very little, but he realizes they are blessed.

Friend Nov. 1985 “Something of Value” After her father loses his job, Janie learns that there are more important things than possessions and that she has many blessings.

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Friend Nov. 2015 “Sweeter then Pie” Tally gets sick before her school party, but she has good friends that remember her.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Saying Thank You

Friend February 2018 “Grateful Gifts”  A man in Alice’s ward gives her and her sister a flute as a thank you for playing the piano for Sacrament meetings. Alice loves the gift and learns a song to play for the man to show her appreciation.(Article includes photos of the people and of the special flute)

Friend November 1986 “My Thank-You Song” Poem about saying thank-you.

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Blessing of Teachers

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Friend September 2015 “Sister Pettigrew’s Lesson”  – link includes thank you note to write to teacher

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blessing of Freedom

Friend July 1988 “Grandpa Max’s Flag” Scott’s grandfather puts up a US flag everyday because he came from a country that where the people didn’t have freedom; they were taxed and imprisoned unfairly or forced to join the military.

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Jesus Christ: Stories

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 Premortal Life

Friend January 2017 “Jesus Loves Me” Jesus was chosen in the premortal life to be our Savior. On earth he taught us the right way to live and he atoned for our sins because he loves us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Childhood

Friend February 2017 “When Jesus was a Child” Jesus found teaching in the temple as a child.

 Baptism

Friend March 2017 “Jesus Was Baptized”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend January 2015 “Jesus Was Baptized”  Scripture story and explanation of words.

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Jesus Calls His Disciples

Friend November 2017 “I Want to Follow Jesus”

Jesus Parables and Teachings

Friend May 2017 “Jesus Taught About Heavenly Father’s Love” Jesus teaches about the lost coin, the lost sheep, and the prodigal son.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend August 2017 “Jesus Forgives” Jesus teaches Peter to forgive. Jesus forgave sins, and he forgave his crucifiers.

 

Jesus Healed the Sick and Raised the Dead

Friend June 2017 “Jesus Healed People” Story of Jarius’s daughter being raised from the dead, and the story of the women with an issue of blood being healed when she touches the hem of Jesus’s robe.

Feeding the Multitude

Friend July 2017 “Jesus Fed Many People”


Jesus Blesses the Children

Friend September 2017 “Jesus is Kind” Jesus blesses the children.


Honesty: Stories

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Friend March 2017 “Sliding from the Truth” Tori’s lab partner accidentally broke a slide and wants to lie about it to the teacher. Tori helps him tell the truth.

 

 

 

 

Friend June 1988 “Treasures” Amy accidently breaks one of Sister Pedersons glass treasures. She buys a glass swan to replace the one that broke and then she tells Sister Pedersons what she did.

The Helpers – Cindy tells her mom the truth after breaking a pot, even though her mom thinks the baby did it. Friend March 1987

Winnie Wins – A girl is tempted to cheat in a geography test to beat a boy who teases her. Friend May 1984

The Raid – A boy shows it’s better to be honest and ask to pick the cherries than it is to take them. Friend July 1985

The Compliment Tree – Betsy gets a branch on the compliment tree for doing well on a test, but she discovers a mistake on the test. She doesn’t want to lose her branch, but she is honest and tells the teacher. Friend February 1986

The Last Coin – Laura wants to be honest in achieving the swimming lesson requirements even though her friend wants her to cut corners. Friend August 1986

Friend March 2016 “Honesty Geography” During a geography test, Julie tells the teacher about a map accidentally left on the board.

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Friend January 1987 “Jason’s Courage” Jason accidentally breaks a church window. He learns it takes courage to be honest.

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Friendship: Stories

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Finding Friends

Pray for Help
Friend December 2017 “Signs of Friendship” Conner has a hard time finding a friend, and his mother suggests he pray about it. A boy that is deaf moves into the neighborhood. Conner realizes the boy must be lonely too, so Conner learns some sign language and goes and introduces himself.

To Get a Friend, Be a Friend

Friend October 1988 “Friends for the Asking” Trent had lots of friends before he moved, now he doesn’t know anybody and his birthday party is coming up. He learns that he needs try harder and put some effort into making friends.

 

 

 

 

Friend September 1986 “Two for Lunch” A girl wants someone to eat lunch with at school. Her mom tells her to look around and find someone eating alone and invite them.

Friend April 2017 “Star Shines” Star is a new member of the church and is anxious because she has never been to Primary before and doesn’t know anyone. She sees another girl that looks anxious too, and Star invites her to sit with her. The two new girls now both have a friend.

 

How to Friendship:

  • Someone New

Friend September 1986 “Strengthen Thy Brethern” A girl scared to attend a new school suddenly feels better when another child friendships her.

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  • Someone with Disabilities

Friend April 2017 “Ben’s Buddies” Ben has many disabilities but his Primary class make sure he is included.

Find Things in Common

Friend Sept 1987 A strange new animal is left out and lonely until the other animals look for things they have in common with it.

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  Finding Good Friends

Friend March 2018 “Friends by Mail” Harrison’s  friends influenced him to make bad choices. He was feeling unhappy and frustrated. He knew he needed to  change  friends.

Friend April 2016 “Better Friends” A girl’s friends say mean things about her so she finds other friends.

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Friends Help Each Other Choose the Right

Friend January 2018 “Forts and Friends” Even though Callie and Marco go to different religions, they both have the same standards.  While watching a movie at school that made Callie feel uncomfortable, Marco suggested they both go read instead.

 

 

 

 

Friend September 2016 “Pretty Much Brothers” Xander likes having Sevak from Armenia staying with his family. It’s like having an older brother, but Sevak doesn’t know the things Xander knows about Jesus and Heavenly Father, so Xander helps him.
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Friend May 2016 Matt’s friend accidently damages his father’s car. Matt encourages his friend to choose the right and be honest.
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Friends Can Include Others

Friend January 2016 A girl plays with a different girl other than her normal friends. Eventually her other friends include the new girl too.

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Friends Stick up for Each Other

Friend October 1983 ” The Good Sport” – Boy learns that friends support and help each other even at the risk of losing a game due to the friend not being good at it.

Friend November 1985 “The Guy in the Glass”- Boy stands up for his friend even though he might get teased and tormented too

Friends Help Each Other

Friend December 2017 “The Red Ticket” Matteo’s Friend was always getting into trouble at school. He had to pay with tickets that could be used for prizes. He ran out of tickets one day and Matteo offered to pay with his own ticket so his friend wouldn’t have to miss recess.

 

 

 

 

Friend September 2017 “Good Friends” Jessie goes over to Kaitlyn’s, who has broken her leg. She helps Kaitlyn and plays with her.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend September 2016 “A Butterfly for Courtney” Elena’s friend, Courtney, is sad a lot. Elena gives a gift to her friend to help her feel better.  (See also “Don’t Give Up” for ideas on how to help a friend who is often sad. Friend September 2016)

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Friends Protect and Look Out For Each Other

Friend December 2017 “Warm Hands, Warm Heart” Monroe notices some of her friends don’t have gloves to keep their hands warm at recess, so she brings some gloves to share.

Friend March 2015– Telling friend’s secret about something dangerous. Lesson discussion

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Reverence: Stories

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Helping Others be Reverent

Friend November 2016 “An Origami Answer” Jadyn can’t concentrate on hearing the talks because the speaker’s two children are arguing behind him. He decides to help by using his talents and makes them origami paper animals to help them be quiet.
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Friend March 2015 “Primary is for Everyone” Ryder’s best friend is visiting Primary, but he doesn’t know how to be reverent. Ryder helps him and is glad that the the Primary leaders hopes his friend will come again.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend July 2015 “Rowdy to Reverent” A boy is is copying everything Larry does in Primary. Larry decides to be a good example like Jesus and help the boy be reverent.

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Thinking of Jesus

Friend April 2015 “I know that Jesus Loves Me”  Laney is having a hard time being reverent in sacrament meeting, but when she looks at a book about Jesus, that helps her.

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Self-Esteem: Stories

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Making Mistakes

“The Stuttering Struggle”  A boy who stutters is asked to narrate the primary program. He practices, and learns that in doing ones best we still make mistakes and it’s okay. Friend November 2015.

Fear of Trying New Things

Friend April 2015 “Awkward”  Hilary was afraid to try new things because others might think she looks ridiculous, so she missed out on lots of fun, new experiences, until she decided to change.

Shyness

Friend August 2017 “Chameleons and New Friends” Isabell feels shy about meeting a family from Russia. She is afraid she won’t be able to talk to them because they speak a different language. But she learns that she doesn’t want to be like her chameleon that hides and misses out on all the fun.

 

Being Tall or Small

Friend November 2016 “Parker’s Big Problem” Parker is much taller than the other kids. He doesn’t fit in his desk and he is awkward.

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Don’t Compare Yourself with Others

Friend October 2017 “Matt and Mandy” Mandy wishes she was as smart and popular as Abby, but Abby wishes she was more like Mandy. Mandy realizes we should see the good in ourselves.

 

 

 

 

Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend March 1988 “Invisible Trophies” Susan would like to earn a trophy like her other family members, but she learns that the good things she does are more important.

Beauty Comes from Within

Friend August 2016 “Hands, Heart, and a Smile” Lydia learns that a being kind and strong is what makes a person beautiful.
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Friend May 2016  “Picture Day” Girl learns that it’s not  clothes that make you beautiful, it’s who you are inside.
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Laugh at Yourself

Friend February 1988 “When the Heart Understands” As Miguel makes mistakes while learning English, he learns to laugh with his friends instead of feeling hurt.

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Wonderful Differences in Culture and Color

Friend January 2017 “This Little Light of Mine” Dinah feels uncomfortable when a child at school notices their differences in hair and skin color. Dinah’s mother helps Dinah see that there is lots of wonderful variety in skin color, and our traits represent the family we come from, just as how we treat others represent that we are followers of Jesus.

Friend January 1987 “Martin Makes a Friend” Martin wishes he wasn’t Chinese, but when his mother comes to class and shares their culture, he realizes that the Chinese culture is cool.

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Look for the Good

Friend January 2016 “Lots to Like” Colton is mad at himself for making a mistake. His mother helps him make a list of good things about himself.

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Friend October 1983

Friend October 1983 – Girl learns to look for the good things she does


Church History: Stories

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See Supplemental Resources for Valiant Lessons at LDS.org. This link has lots of great resources to use in lessons including  visual aids, activities, and games.

Reformation

Friend October 1984 Martin Luther

First Vision

Friend October 2017 “Jesus Visited Joseph”

 

 

 

Friend December 1988 “Do You Know” Joseph is visited by Moroni. Story and questions.

Friend December 1983 “Joseph Knight Friend to the Prophet”

Friend December 1984 “Joseph Smith, the Prophet” – history of church- also timeline on next page

Hyrum Smith Friend January 1988 “A Brother Like Hyrum”

Coming of Forth of the Book of Mormon

Friend February 2017 “Golden Plates to Book of Mormon”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend July 1988

Friend July 1988

Read one scripture each day. Match the highlighted scriptures to the correct picture. Ezekiel 37:15-20, 2 Nephi 3:12; 29:8, Psalm 85:11& Mormon 8:16, Moses 7:62 & Isaiah 29:4, 2 Nephi 26:14-17, Ether1:1 & 2:11, Enos 1:15-16, Mormon 5:12-14, Revelation 14:6, 1 Nephi 1:1 & 9:5, Omni 1:8-9, Introduction to Helaman, 3 Nephi 23:4-5, 3 Nephi 23:6-14, Words of Mormon 1:1-2, Mormon 8:1 & Moroni 10:1-2, Joseph Smith History 1:30-35,  D&C 27:5 & 128:20, Joseph Smith History 1:44-47Joseph Smith History 1:48-50, Joseph Smith History 1:51-52, Joseph Smith History 1:53-54, Joseph Smith History 1:59Joseph Smith History 1:62, Joseph Smith History 1:67 & D&C 3:preface, D&C 25:1&5-6, Isaiah 29:11, Joseph Smith History 1:61 & 63-65, 2 Corinthians 13:1 & D&C 5:4 &11&13, D&C 19:preface & 26 & 34-35, Joseph Smith History 1:60

Restoration of Priesthood

Church is Organized

Kirtland

Friend July 2017 “Kirtland and the Word of Wisdom” A temple is built in Kirtland and the Word of Wisdom  revelation was given.

Organization of the Church

Friend May 2017 “The First Bishop”

 

Spreading the Gospel

Friend April 2017 “First Missionaries”

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Friend August 2017 “Spreading the Gospel” Elder Woodruff’s experiences teaching the gospel in England, and Brigham Young’s experience of always having enough money in his trunk for their journey.

 

 

 

 

Friend September 2017 “Jane’s Choice- part one” Jane hears about a Mormon missionary teaching that God speaks to prophets today. She had joined a church, but still felt something was missing, so she went to listen to the Mormon missionary even though her pastor told her not to go.

 

 

Friend October 2017 “Jane’s Journey” – part two” After joining the church, Jane and her family travelled to Nauvoo. Despite much hardship, they pressed forward until they reached their goal.

 

 

 

 

Doctrine and Covenants

Friend June 2017 “The Book of Commandments” Two sisters save the printed book of commandments from a mob.

Nauvoo

Friend September 2017 “Relief Society Sisters and the Nauvoo Temple”

Friend April 1983 “Nauvoo whistling and whittling brigade”

Dan Jones–Welsh Missionary Friend October 1987

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Martyrdom

Brigham Young: The Next Prophet

Friend October 2017 “A New Prophet”

Crossing the Plains

Friend November 2017 “Traveling West”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend January 1983 “Baked Potatoes and Milk” Martin Handcart Company
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 July 1988  “Green Flake: Black Pioneer” A former slave was one of the first settlers in the valley.

Friend June 2017 “Mary’s Promise (part one)” Mary promises her dying step-mother that she will get the family to Salt Lake Valley even though Mary’s father is partially paralyzed from a stroke.

Salt Lake City

Friend October 1988 “Charles Smith-Watchmaker” Charles joined the church in England and came to Nauvoo and then crossed the plains with the saints. He served three missions. He endured many tribulations but stayed faithful.

Friend July 1988 “Green Flake: Black Pioneer” The story of a former slave who was one of the first settlers in the valley.

Friend April 1986 “Hulda…Ballantyne” The Ballantynes struggled to survive in the Salt Lake Valley, and Hulda continues to struggle alone while her husband goes on a mission.

Friend July 1985 ” The Deseret Alphabet” Immigrants from foreign lands had a hard time learning to write English, so a special alphabet was created to help them communicate. Link includes example of the alphabet.

Friend November 1984 “Called to Serve” – First sister missionaries

Friend April 1984 “Ellis Reynolds Shipp – Mother & Doctor” 1873

Friend February 1985 “Emmeline B. Wells”

Eliza R. Snow Friend October 1986

Children’s Organizations

Friend March 2017 “Junior Relief Society” Before the Primary was organized a group of girls in Manti started a Junior Relief Society, and they made quilts and their own song.

Utah Temple Building

Friend January 2016 “Windows before Winter” St. George members do all they can to raise money for tabernacle windows, and the Lord blesses them to obtain the rest of the amount needed

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Friend June 1987 “Prayer for Food” A family struggles with having enough to eat while the father works on the Manti Temple.

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Friend July 1983 “Thomas Kane – Friend of the pioneers

Friend July 1983 “William Clayton & come, come, Ye saints”

Friend May1984 “Orrin Porter Rockwell”

Friend January 1987 “George Q. Cannnon”

Immigration

Friend April 2015 “The Titanic and the Telegram” Six missionaries that are booked on the Titanic have to take a different ship home when one missionary is delayed.


The Church Today

Friend December 2017 “The Church Today”

 


Family: Lesson Ideas

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 Family

Ensign February 2017 President Monson tells a story about a mother who had a special treasure box. When her children opened the box, they found pictures of themselves. The mother’s treasure was her family!

True treasure isn’t gold or jewels—it’s the people you love. Whom do you love? Draw a picture of them or write their names in the treasure box.

Family Proclamation

Ensign January 2017 “Teaching the Proclamation to Children”

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 Ensign October 2017

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Family Prayer

Friend July 2017 “For Parents of Little Ones” The importance of family prayer and ideas on how to make family prayer more meaningful.

Family Discord

Friend August 2017 “For Parents of Little Ones” Teaching little ones empathy and how to apologize and make things right after they have hurt a sibling.

Friend June 2017 “For Parents of Little Ones” Ideas for helping children learn how to get along with each other.

Friend February 2017 “Question Corner” Children’s ideas in how to deal with family members who are being annoying.

Friend May 2017 “Hi Friends” When my brother and I fight, I sing the Primary song “Jesus Said Love Everyone.” It helps me be more like Jesus. Nora P., age 4, Florida, USA

Family Council

Friend July 2017 “What is a Family Council?”

Families Work Together

Friend March 2018 “Funstuff” Have the family work together to put together the tangram puzzle of the house. Explain that when family members each help contribute to  building a strong, happy family then all the pieces of family life fit together properly and harmoniously.

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Friend July 2017 “Busy Like a Bee” Elder Ballard tells how bees work together to strengthen the hive.

Helping Family Members

Friend January 2017 “Show & Tell” My three-month-old baby sister woke up crying from her nap while my mom was in the shower. I sang Primary songs to her, and she smiled at me. I kept singing to her until my mom was able to get her. Nora R., age 4, Virginia, USA

Siblings

Friend May 2017 ” Conference Notes” Sister Jones told the story of five-year-old Lizzie and her big brother, Kevin. Kevin’s dad asked him if he would promise not to tease Lizzie for one day. Kevin agreed. He kept his promise! Then his mom asked him to try not teasing Lizzie for two days. He kept his promise again! Sister Jones said that when we keep our promises, we are learning to make and keep sacred covenants.

What this teaches me:

Friend November 2016 “For Parents of Little Ones” Ideas on how to help a child adjust to having a new baby brother or sister.

Friend January 2017 “Show & Tell” At a stake conference broadcast, Elder Hales talked about not raising our voices. I am trying not to raise my voice at my brothers. Jackson P., age 7, Tennessee, USA

Family Love

Ensign July 2017 Make a paper doll chain and on each doll write something you love about a family member.

Friend June 2017 “Hope for My Family” Henry B. Eyring: The hope of feeling family love now and throughout eternity.

Write the name of each family member on separate pieces of paper. Pass these papers around from person to person. On each page, each person writes what they love most about the family member whose name is at the top of the paper. Ensign January 2016

Stregthening the Family

Friend April 2017 “Be Consistent and Keep Trying” Elder Bednar persisted in having family prayer and scripture study and in trying to get his father to join the church, and his persistence paid off.

Home Can be a Holy Place

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Love, Kindness, and Looking for the Good

Friend September 2016 “Family Night Fun” Musical chairs but when someone gets out have everyone say one nice thing about them. Look for the good.

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Families Are Forever

Friend March 2018 “What’s on Your  Mind” A child wants to know how his family will be together forever if his parents are divorced.

Friend June 2017 “Hope for My Family” Henry B. Eyring: The hope of feeling family love now and throughout eternity.

Ensign August 2016 “The Hope of Eternal Family Love”  Because of Jesus Christ’s Atonement and the restoration of priesthood power to seal families, we can live with our families forever! What do you love about your family? Follow these instructions to make this paper chain to celebrate your family.
Fold a piece of paper in half twice so you have one long strip.
Draw a person with hands reaching the folded edges.
Cut the person out. Don’t cut where the hands touch the folded edges.
Unfold it. Write or draw something you love about each family member.
Tape multiple chains together if you have a larger family!

Make a family banner with the family name on it, and then draw pictures of what is important to your family, like the temple, love, Jesus, etc.

Family Adversity

  • Divorce

Friend August 2015 “Help! Someone’s Getting a Divorce” – responses to children’s concerns.

Parents and Family Members Help Us

Friend April 2016: “I Need to Talk” Lesson on how to teach children to talk to a parent about a problem

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Testimony: Stories

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Why We Need a Testimony

Friend October 2017 “Elder Perry, Chickens, and Me” Elder Perry slips and falls in the dark as he helps Bonnie feed the chickens. He teaches that everyone needs their own light.

Gaining a Testimony

Friend January 1988 “Juliano’s Testimony” Juliano learns that even children can receive testimonies.
Friend April 2016  “Ethan’s Testimony”  Ethan wants a testimony. It seems like everyone has one except him. As he prays he realizes he does have one.
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Praying for a Testimony

Friend December 2015 Elder Christopherson learned that it isn’t necessary to pray in a special place (such as in the sacred grove)  in order to gain a testimony.
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Bearing a Testimony

Friend September 1988 “The Best Gift” Adam’s primary teacher tells the class they will receive something special if they sincerely bear their testimony in sacrament. The other children think it’s a treat from the teacher, but Adam learns it is a witness from the Holy Ghost that the things he is saying are true.

Sharing Testimony

Friend February 2016 “Testimony Treasure” Sabrina learns that a testimony is a treasure you want to share with others.

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Friend August 2015 – Elder Cook’s brother shares his testimony with him. After that he wanted his own witness from the Holy Ghost.

 

 

 

 

Friend October 2015 “My Golden Ribbon Dance” – Girl shares her testimony in a dance using church pictures and music

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friend June 2015 “Mia’s Testimony” Mia prays for a testimony but doesn’t feel any different Her father points out the times she has felt the Holy Ghost in her life witnessesing of the truth

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Strengthening a Testimony

Praying Strengthens Testimony

Friend May 1988 “The Testimony of a scientist” A scientist prays for a dying fish and his faith and testimony is strengthened when the fish recovers its health.

Friend January 2018 “Moroni and the Mechanic” When Elder Costa’s car breaks down while driving home with his family, his son, Moroni, says a prayer for the right person to come and help them. A mechanic with a tow truck stops and helps them. Moroni’s testimony is strengthened.