Guide to the Friend


Possible Ideas for Family Home Evening

  1. 1.

    Read “Daniel’s Example of Prayer” (pages 32–33). How was Daniel a good missionary to his grandparents? In the October 2010 general conference, President Thomas S. Monson asked us to start preparing for a mission. What can you do to prepare for your mission? Have each member of the family sign the certificate on page 11 to encourage them to begin preparing now to serve the Lord.

  2. 2.

    Read “Alexis Says a Prayer” (pages 20–21). How did Alexis overcome her fear of praying in front of her Primary class? Is there something that makes you nervous? How do you think Heavenly Father can help you overcome your nerves?

  3. 3.

    Sing “Reverence Is Love” (Children’s Songbook, 31). Why is it important to be reverent at church? Read the poem “My Church” (page 27). Discuss how being reverent and taking care of your church building show respect for the Lord.

  4. 4.

    Use the “Bringing Primary Home” lesson and activity to learn more about this month’s Primary theme (pages 40–41). Make the General Authority booklet in preparation for conference next month. You can use it to take notes on what the Lord has inspired His Apostles to teach us.

Topical Index to this Issue of the Friend

(FLF) = For Little Friends

(f) = Funstuf

(IFC) = inside front cover

(v) = verse

Article of Faith 22 Blessings 2 Book of Mormon IFC 35 (FLF) 40 Child of God 15 (f) Choose the Right 11 26 (f) 27 (v) 30 42 49 Church 26 (f) 27 (v) Courage 16 20 42 44 Example 27 (v) 34 (FLF) 42 Family 18 23 32 (FLF) 34 (FLF) Family History 2 12 14 Friend IFC 24 Friendship 12 16 28 31 General Conference 40 Happiness 11 Heavenly Father 2 11 16 20 22 32 (FLF) 40 46 Jesus Christ 6 11 22 30 Joseph Smith 35 (FLF) 44 Journals 2 12 14 Love and Kindness 8 28 31 Missionary Work 12 14 18 30 32 (FLF) 34 (FLF) My Gospel Standards 2 4 8 10 11 12 14 17 18 21 22 28 30 32 (FLF) 34 (FLF) 40 42 43 (f) 49 New Testament 6 10 46 Posters 10 49 Prayer 2 16 20 32 (FLF) Priesthood IFC 31 44 Primary 16 20 28 40 Prophets 2 5 8 12 14 21 35 (FLF) 36 40 44 46 49 Quorum of the Seventy 31 Quorum of the Twelve Apostles 11 12 17 Scriptures 2 10 35 (FLF) 40 43 (f) 49 Service 20 27 (v) 30 42 Work 5 10

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