You may begin to work on the Faith in God Award when you turn eight years old. To earn the award, complete the requirements in this guidebook before your twelfth birthday. Your parents and Primary leaders can help you with the activities.
An important part of faith in God is keeping your baptismal covenant and staying spiritually strong. To help you develop faith and resist temptation, do the following things:
Pray daily to Heavenly Father.
Read the scriptures regularly.
Keep the commandments and live “My Gospel Standards” (see back cover).
Honor your parents and be kind to your family.
Pay your tithing and attend tithing settlement.
Attend sacrament meetings and Primary regularly.
Doing the following activities will help your understanding and testimony of the gospel grow:
Write your testimony.
Memorize the Articles of Faith and explain what they mean.
Complete activities in the guidebook for:
Learning and Living the Gospel (page 6)
Serving Others (page 8)
Developing Talents (page 10)
Preparing for the Priesthood (page 12)
Have an interview with a member of your bishopric or branch presidency.
Some ideas for activities to earn the Faith in God Award are listed in this guidebook. With help from your parents or Primary leader, you can also plan and do other activities. Use the chart on page 20 to track your progress.
If you are a Cub Scout, you can also earn the Scouting Religious Square Knot patch. To do this, complete all the activities with the next to them.