Stories

  • “A Day with the Bishop” (August 1990 Liahona and July 1989 Friend)
    Explains some of the things a bishop does. Includes an activity.
  • “Bishop Larson” (September 2000 Friend)
    A girl talks about her bishop and how she is grateful for all he does.
  • “Bishop, Help!” (April 2004 Friend)
    Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches us about the special calling of a bishop.
  • “Early-Morning Rescue” (June 2013 Friend)
    Dustin helps his father rescue strangers in the middle of the night.
  • “Just Like the Bishop” (September 2009 Friend)
    Bobby wants to dress just like the bishop.
  • “Matt and Mandy” (October 2012 Friend)
    Matt learns about getting a new bishop
  • “Muffins for the Bishop” (November 2002 Friend)
    This page includes a story and picture from 5-year-old Tanner who took muffins to his bishop after church.
  • “Not Alone” (January 2013 Friend)
    Jack feels happy when his bishop comes to visit him in the hospital.
  • “Our Bishops in the Church” (August 1990 Liahona and July 1989 Friend) President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910-2008) talks about his bishop when he was a boy and bears testimony of the strength and goodness of the bishops of the Church.
  • “Sustaining Bishop Sheets” (February 2007 Liahona and Friend)
    An 11-year-old girl learns about ways she can support her bishop.
  • “The First Bishops of the Church” (May 1985 Friend)
    Illustrated retelling of the calling of the first bishops in the Church.
  • “Ties that Bind” (January 2008 Liahona and Friend)
    Ryan asks the bishop of his ward to help him tie his tie and learns that a ward is like a family.
  • “Worthy of the Temple” (September 2002 Friend)
    Explains how the bishop helps guide us to be worthy to go to the temple. Includes an activity to create a paper figure of a bishop and his door.

Activities

  • “A Day with the Bishop” (August 1990 Liahona and July 1989 Friend)
    Cut out the pictures of things a bishop might do and paste them in the correct squares.
  • “Find the Differences” (March 2008 Friend)
    Find the differences between these two drawings of a girl having an interview with her bishop before her baptism.
  • “Happy Birthday, Bishop!” (June 2012 Friend)
    Find hidden objects in this picture of children surprising their bishop on his birthday. You can also color the page.
  • “Worthy of the Temple” (September 2002 Friend)
    Explains how the bishop helps guide us to be worthy to go to the temple. Includes an activity to create a paper figure of a bishop and his door.

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