In Other Church Magazines


The New Era

2013 Mutual Theme

Members of the Young Women and Young Men general presidencies share messages for youth about this year’s Mutual theme, “Stand Ye in Holy Places” (page 6). You’ll also find a Mormonad (page 9) and a “Line upon Line” article (page 8) related to the Mutual theme.

Word of Wisdom

President Boyd K. Packer gives counsel for living the Word of Wisdom on page 48. A young woman talks about how she was blessed by living the Word of Wisdom on page 40.

The Friend

Portraits of Prophets

Starting this year, look on the inside back cover of the Friend for the “Prophet Portrait” series. These portraits by artist Robert Barrett will help your children learn about the lives and special accomplishments of Presidents of the Church. The January Friend features the Prophet Joseph Smith.

On the Trail

This year, help your youngsters learn about Church history by using the “On the Trail” map on pages 24 and 25 of the January Friend. Each month as the Friend highlights a different Church history site, your children can add a new picture to the map! The first site, Palmyra, is featured on pages 4 and 5.

I Hope They Call Me on a Mission

Page 11 of the January Friend features the first of a series of pages that can help children prepare for a mission or adult life in general. The series will feature simple recipes and explanations of basic skills, and it will run every other month throughout the year.