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  • “A Generous Man”(December 2004LiahonaandFriend)
    President Heber J. Grant (1856–1945)used his wealth to bless his family, neighbors, and even strangers.
  • “A Heart Filled With Love” (February 2013 Friend)
    President Henry B. Eyring talks about a day of service.
  • “A Special Pigeon” (April 2013 Friend)
    While raising pigeons, a young President Monson learns about serving others.
  • “Baseballs and Service” (September 2012 Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson tells a story of when he did service for his elderly neighbor when he was a boy.
  • “Bobby’s Birthday Surprise” (Sept 2013 Friend) Bobby decides to do Charlotte’s chores for her birthday.
  • “Chocolate Cake” (January 2012 Friend)
    When Elizabeth earns some extra money, she thinks about buying things for herself but decides to use the money to make others happy.
  • “Darren’s Friend” (February 2012 Friend)
    A young boy gives food and his coat to a friend who needs them.
  • “Dylan’s Saturday Surprise” (June 2012 Friend)
    Dylan doesn’t want to wake up early to clean the church, but he feels blessed when he realizes he’s cleaning the Lord’s house.
  • “Early-Morning Rescue” (June 2013 Friend) Dustin helps his father rescue strangers in the middle of the night.
  • “Eternal Service Project” (May 2005 Friend)
    Keri thinks an elderly woman is trying to make a service project last forever, but learns that the woman just wants someone to visit her.
  • “Feed My Sheep”(April 2010 Liahona and Friend)
    A girl comforts an elderly woman who is going in for surgery. Includes a finding activity.
  • “Going on an Errand for the Lord” (January 2012 Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson shares a story about how Heavenly Father answered another’s prayer through him.
  • “Grandma Emily’s Chickens”(March 2003LiahonaandFriend)
    Rachel learns that when we serve others, we’re often answering people’s prayers and serving Heavenly Father.
  • “Grandma’s Feather Blizzard” (August 2012 Friend)
    Joshua helps his grandma clean the house before his parents bring the new baby home.
  • “Growing in the Garden” (June 2012 Friend)
    Matt doesn’t want to weed his grandparents’ garden, but he discoveries the joys of working and serving.
  • “Helping Feed the Savior’s Lambs”(April 2010LiahonaandFriend)
    An explanation of the Savior’s role as a shepherd, as well as information about caring for lambs. Includes coloring pictures about how to help the Savior's lambs.
  • “Jesus Teaches How to Treat Others”(September 2011LiahonaandFriend)
    A re-telling of the parable of the good Samaritan.
  • “Learning to Serve Others”(August 2012LiahonaandFriend)
    Stories of how President Thomas S. Monson’s family performed service and set a good example for him as a boy.
  • “Max and Mia Save the Day”(April 2013LiahonaandFriend)
    Siblings Max and Mia are service super heroes! A story for young children.
  • “Miles and Miles of Smiles”(September 2007LiahonaandFriend)
    Marcus learns that he doesn’t have to grow up to serve people.
  • “Not Alone” (January 2013 Friend)
    A boy is comforted when his bishop visits him in the hospital.
  • “Our Page”(February 2012Liahona)
    Features a boy from Brazil who spent a Sunday afternoon reading to his lonely grandmother.
  • “Our Page”(June 2010Liahona)
    This page includes the testimony of a girl from Argentina who helped her family clean a neighbor’s yard.
  • “Save Her!” (July 2013 Liahona and Friend) A story of when 11-year-old President Monson rescued a girl on the Provo River.
  • “Serving Heavenly Father”(August 2012LiahonaandFriend)
    Kevin helps his older brother and sister get ready to go to the temple. Includes two activities.
  • “Serving Mrs. Burrows” (December 2012 Friend)
    Elder Michael T. Ringwood of the Seventy sharing how he learned to love an elderly neighbor by helping his mother serve the woman.
  • “Sharing Christmas” (December 2011 Friend)
    Sarah learns that giving away something important to her helps her to be like Jesus.
  • “Straw for the Manger”(December 2010 Liahona and Friend)
    A boy enjoys adding a piece of straw to the manger each time he does a good deed during the Christmas season.
  • “The Coat” (March 2012 Friend)
    An illustrated story about President Heber J. Grant when he gave away his new coat to help a needy boy who was cold.
  • “Three Milkshakes for Malachi” (February 2013 Friend)
    Cole gets discouraged when he keeps dropping the milkshakes he is trying to bring to his sick friend.
  • “Two Million Helping Hands” (June 2012 Friend)
    Children around the world share how they have served others.
  • “Wake-Up Calls” (November 2012 Friend)
    President Henry B. Eyring invites us to heed the Savior’s call to help those in need. Includes a word search activity.
  • “We’ll Carry You!”(February 2011LiahonaandFriend)
    Young women offer to carry a friend on a hike when they learn she couldn't participate otherwise.
  • “Why is it important to serve others?” (July 2011 Friend)
    Elder Dallin H. Oaks teaches about service.