Friends in the News


Hazelwood Ward

The Primary children of the Hazelwood Ward, St. Louis Missouri North Stake, gathered school supplies for local children with special needs. They also honored one of their Primary teachers, Helen Koerner, who has served in the Primary for 35 years. She is 90 years old. She currently serves as a Sunbeam teacher and enjoys working in the Primary.

Garrett, Spencer, and Ty J., 10, 8, and 3, Idaho, enjoy spending time together. They like to help with family home evening. Garrett and Spencer like to play soccer, ride scooters, and play tag. They are good at teaching Ty how to do new things. Ty likes to go to nursery. His favorite Primary song is “Do As I’m Doing.” These brothers enjoy visiting their grandparents, swimming, and playing games with their friends and family.

Murray 25th Ward

The Primary children of the Murray 25th Ward, Murray Utah Stake, drew pictures of their favorite scripture stories.

Christine B., 7, Utah, likes music and enjoys making up songs. She wants to play the piano in Primary when she grows up. Christine is very good at helping her family.

Sage F., 5, Colorado, loves Primary. Her favorite time of day is quiet time in her room each afternoon. Sage has a baby brother who has been sick for a long time. Sage helps her mom by changing him, playing with him, and keeping him happy.

Heather N., 9, Montana, enjoys learning about the gospel in Primary and reading the Friend. She likes to help others, especially younger children. Her favorite hymn is “Praise to the Man.” She likes learning about the life of Joseph Smith and reading the Book of Mormon. Heather enjoys riding horses, swimming, and playing soccer.

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