Guide to the Friend


Possible Ideas for Family Home Evening

  1. 1.

    Heavenly Father has placed each of us on earth in a unique family. Read “Alone?” (pages 8–9) and talk about how families can be different. What is something special about your family?

  2. 2.

    Use the Bringing Primary Home lesson and activity to learn more about this month’s Primary theme (pages 40–41).

  3. 3.

    Read “My Testimony of the Book of Mormon” (page 7) and “How I Gained a Testimony” (page 11). Talk about ways you can continue to build your testimonies of the Book of Mormon.

  4. 4.

    Talk about the importance of honesty after reading “The Apple Adventure” (pages 20–21). Afterward, make the apple snacks in Kitchen Crafts (page 22).

  5. 5.

    This week, look for unexpected ways that Heavenly Father answers prayers, like the example in “Praying with Patience” (pages 44–45).

Topical Index to this Issue of the Friend

(FLF) = For Little Friends

(f) = Funstuf

(IFC) = inside front cover

(v) = verse

Adoption 8 Articles of Faith 23 Book of Mormon 2 7 11 26 (f) 49 Church History 28 Comfort 4 36 44 Disabilities 42 Faith in God 12 Family 8 18 22 35 (FLF) Family Home Evening IFC 40 Friend IFC Friendship 16 30 General Conference 12 Heavenly Father 4 6 8 23 27 (v) 36 40 44 46 Holy Ghost 4 8 20 Honesty 20 30 Jesus Christ 14 30 Journals 13 Love and Kindness 14 16 30 32 (FLF) 35 (FLF) Miracles 14 Missionary Work IFC 28 My Gospel Standards 16 20 30 New Testament 14 Poster 10 49 Prayer 4 6 27 (v) 28 34 (FLF, v) 36 40 44 46 Primary 32 (FLF) 40 Prophets 2 9 12 16 28 Quorum of the Seventy 8 11 Quorum of the Twelve Apostles 7 13 36 44 Sabbath 30 Safety 2 Scriptures 2 7 10 11 14 23 26 (f) 40 49 Service 30 32 (FLF) 43 (f) Talents 4 18 Testimony 7 11 Word of Wisdom 30

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