Guide to the Friend


Possible Ideas for Family Home Evening

  1. 1.

    Use the Bringing Primary Home lesson and activity to learn more about this month’s Primary theme (pages 40–41). Sing “I Want to Be a Missionary Now” (Children’s Songbook, 168). Discuss ways your family can support the missionaries serving in your area.

  2. 2.

    As you prepare to listen to general conference, read the ninth article of faith (page 22). Talk about why it is important to have a prophet today.

  3. 3.

    Read “Be a Family Builder” (pages 24–25) and talk about the different families each person is a part of. Set a goal for each family member to help strengthen your family this week. Report on those goals during your next family home evening.

  4. 4.

    Read “Honors” (pages 4–5) and talk about the choice Ethan made to keep the Sabbath day holy. As a family, create a list of activities that are appropriate to do on Sunday.

  5. 5.

    After reading “The Dinner Game” (pages 20–21), play Scripture Quotes as a family. Why is it important to know the stories in the scriptures?

Topical Index to this Issue of the Friend

(FLF) = For Little Friends

(f) = Funstuf

(IFC) = inside front cover

Articles of Faith 22 23 Choose the Right 4 7 14 30 35 (FLF) 36 Church History 16 49 Courage 4 8 Disabilities 18 Divorce 42 44 Education 2 Family 10 (f) 11 18 20 24 29 42 44 Family Home Evening 40 Friend IFC Friendship 30 32–35 (FLF) General Conference 12 Goals 12 Happiness 27 Heavenly Father 22 24 28 40 44 Holy Ghost 18 44 Jesus Christ 7 14 23 30 45 Journals 12 Love and Kindness 14 18 30 45 Missionary Work IFC 16 27 32 (FLF) 40 46 My Gospel Standards 2 4 6 7 14 24 30 35 (FLF) New Testament 14 Old Testament 26 (f) Poster 11 49 Prayer 28 36 44 Primary 8 40 Prophets 2 20 22 Quorum of the Seventy 11 12 27 Quorum of the Twelve Apostles 6 12 16 36 42 Sabbath 4 30 Scriptures IFC 14 20 22 23 26 (f) 49 Service 30 36 Temples 6 7 11 Word of Wisdom 30

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