The What, Why, and How of Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy


We know we’re supposed to keep the Sabbath day holy, but it’s easier said than done. See how these Sunday activities will bless your life and help make your Sabbath day a little more holy.

What: Attend Church

Why: To come closer to Christ.
How: Set aside the time to go to church; prepare for church by reading the lessons beforehand.

What: Take a Break

Why: To be recharged for the next week.
How: Chat with friends and family; catch up on journaling.

What: Family History

Why: To connect with your ancestors.
How: Indexing; ask family members to tell stories and record them.

What: Service

Why: To make new friends.
How: Write thank you notes; make a list of things you’re thankful for.

What: Share the Gospel by Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy

Why: To gain a stronger testimony of the importance of the Sabbath.
How: Attend church every week; explain to friends why you can’t attend an event that coincides with church.

What: Time with Family

Why: To establish stronger relationships with family members.
How: Visit or call family; play games together.