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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).

  2. 2.

    Read “Wake-Up Calls” (pages 2–3). Talk about times when you have been given a “wake-up call” to help others. Brainstorm ways you can help others, starting with your own family.

  3. 3.

    Pair off as partners and practice your own answers to the questions in “What’s the Answer?” (pages 36–37). Think of more questions that people might ask about the Church.

  4. 4.

    Read “Jesus Blesses the Nephite Children” (pages 14–15). Discuss these questions with your family: Why was it important for Jesus to visit the Nephites? How does Heavenly Father give people opportunities to learn about Jesus Christ today?

  5. 5.

    Read “Thanksgiving Bread” (pages 22–23). Make a special dish together that helps you remember your family heritage.

Hidden CTR Ring

Did you find the ring? Look on page 20!

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Topical Index to this Issue of the Friend

(FLF)=For Little Friends

(f)=Funstuf

(m)=music

Attitude 21 Baptism 16 Blessings 8 14 Book of Mormon 14 38 49 Culture 9 18 22 24 40 Family 6 11 16 22 Fast Offerings 2 First Presidency 2 28 (f) Forgiveness 32 (FLF) 42 Friendship 4 18 24 26 42 Gratitude 11 14 35 (FLF) Healing 14 Holy Ghost 38 Jesus Christ 2 14 38 Journals 12 Kindness 4 14 18 24 26 42 Love 2 4 6 11 14 16 24 26 42 Media 6 Missionary 4 7 (m) 12 31 36 40 46 Prayer 6 8 14 30 Preparation 10 (f) Priesthood 16 Primary 44 Prophets 2 28 (f) Purity 6 38 Scouting 10 (f) Service 2 18 24 34 (FLF) 38 Symbols 12 15 Talents 29 Thanksgiving 11 14 22