Friends in the News


Rebekah P., 11, North Dakota, likes to read. She plays the piano and wants to learn to play the guitar. When her little sister Megan was born, Rebekah was very helpful getting things ready for Megan to come home. Rebekah is excited to turn 12 and go to Young Women.

Douglas S., 7, Texas, is memorizing the Articles of Faith and reads the Book of Mormon every night. He is a great example to his friends and younger sisters. He likes spending time at the beach near his home and enjoys playing soccer and tennis.

Anna R., 7, Utah, likes to draw, play with her friends, and go to school. She loves to spend time with her four sisters and two brothers.

Ivy, Oakley, and Eden W., Washington, 1, 4, and 6, like to go on hikes, read books together, go swimming, and cook with their mom. They finished reading the Book of Mormon with the 2008 reading schedule in the Friend and like to read stories about Jesus Christ.

Park Ridge (Spanish) Branch

The Primary children of the Park Ridge (Spanish) Branch, Kearns Utah West Stake, held an “I Am a Child of God” activity. Each child created a work of art and displayed it in the Primary room.

Simpsonville First Ward

The Primary children of the Simpsonville First Ward, Greenville South Carolina East Stake, visited the Columbia South Carolina Temple. They talked with the temple matron in the waiting room and went on a tour of the temple grounds. They had pictures taken with their families. One of their favorite parts of the trip was singing “I Love to See the Temple.”

Isabella and Nicholas F., 4 and 7, Utah, like story time, playing with friends, and singing Primary songs in the car. Nicholas likes drawing pictures and building things. Isabella likes dancing and helping in the kitchen.

Alanna, Ethan, and Jared W., 7, 5, and 4, England, like going to Primary and participating in family home evening. Alanna is excited to be baptized. She likes to read the Friend to her brothers each month. Ethan likes going to school. He is kind and loves to help his mummy take care of his baby brother, Joshua. Jared loves to sing and is often heard singing “Called to Serve” and “I Love to See the Temple.”

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