“Lesson 34: Faith in Every Footstep,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History: Gospel Doctrine Teacher’s Manual (1999), 196–201
To help class members understand how the pioneers’ journey to the Salt Lake Valley parallels our journey back to our Heavenly Father and to help class members appreciate the sacrifices made by the pioneers.
Prayerfully study the following scriptures and other materials:
If the following pictures are available, prepare to use them during the lesson: Mary Fielding and Joseph F. Smith Crossing the Plains (62608; Gospel Art Picture Kit 412) and Pioneers Arrive by Ship in San Francisco Bay (Gospel Art Picture Kit 421).
Suggestions for Lesson Development
Additional Teaching Ideas
You may want to use one or both of the following ideas to supplement the suggested lesson outline.