Guide to the Friend


Possible Ideas for Family Home Evening

  1. 1.

    Read President Uchtdorf’s message “Stop It!” (pages 2–3). Take the quiz on page 3 to see how you can become kinder to others. Trace and cut out the stop sign to make your own reminder to “Stop It!”

  2. 2.

    Read the story of Ammon in Alma 17–19. You can use the script “Ammon and the Lamanite King” (pages 16–17) to put on a pageant!

  3. 3.

    Read “Stirling’s Great Idea” (pages 28–29) together. Learn and practice your family’s favorite Primary song to sing when you are tired, discouraged, or afraid.

  4. 4.

    Practice being a writer for the Friend! Read “The Day I Really Felt Loved” (page 22) and have each member of the family write the story of their baptism day or another important day in their life. Remember to include details about how you felt after the experience.

  5. 5.

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

Hidden CTR Ring

Did you find the ring? Look on page 42!

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Topical Index to This Issue of the Friend

Baptism 10 20 22 23 24 30 40 Church history 8 14 Courage 44 Faith 8 Family 13 22 26 28 32 Fathers 4 6 20 32 Friendship 13 Gossip 2 Gratitude 19 Heavenly Father 7 32 Holy Ghost 22 24 40 Honesty 46 Jesus Christ 12 34 37 Kindness 2 Love 2 7 22 Media 44 Music 23 28 Plan of salvation 7 Prayer 19 28 44 Priesthood 20 Repentance 34 46 Service 4 Single-parent families 32 Temples 12