Picture 2-17, Four Sons of Mosiah Kneeling in Prayer; picture 2-18, Ammon Teaching King Lamoni.
Make the necessary preparations for any enrichment activities you want to use.
Suggested Lesson Development
Invite a child to give the opening prayer.
Follow up with the children if you encouraged them to do something during the week.
Comment on the reverence of the children and on the language used in the prayer. Give a quick review of the previous lesson to emphasize the importance of prayer.
Missionaries Tell Others about Jesus Christ
We Can Be Missionaries
Explain that one way we can be missionaries is by telling others about Jesus Christ. It is important that everyone learn about Jesus and his church.
Invite a child to give the closing prayer.
Choose from the following activities those that will work best for the children in your class. You can use them in the lesson itself or as a review or summary. For additional guidance, see “Class Time” in “Helps for the Teacher.”
With the approval of your Primary president, invite the missionaries serving in your area or a recently returned missionary to attend the last few minutes of class and talk to the children about what they can do to be missionaries now.
Tell the children about a time when missionaries helped you or when you were able to help someone else learn about Jesus Christ and his church. Tell them how this experience made you feel.
Have the children draw pictures of themselves as missionaries. Label each picture the following way:
The Church of Jesus Christ
of Latter-day Saints
Sing or say the words to the first verse of “I Want to Be a Missionary Now” (Children’s Songbook, p. 168), “The Things I Do” (Children’s Songbook, p. 170), or “We’ll Bring the World His Truth” (Children’s Songbook, p. 172).