Guide to the Friend
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“Guide to the Friend,” Friend, Sept. 2011, 48

Guide to the Friend

Possible Ideas for Family Home Evening

  1. Use the Bringing Primary Home lesson and activity to learn more about this month’s Primary theme (pages 40–41). Sing “I Want to Be a Missionary Now” (Children’s Songbook, 168). Discuss ways your family can support the missionaries serving in your area.

  2. As you prepare to listen to general conference, read the ninth article of faith (page 22). Talk about why it is important to have a prophet today.

  3. Read “Be a Family Builder” (pages 24–25) and talk about the different families each person is a part of. Set a goal for each family member to help strengthen your family this week. Report on those goals during your next family home evening.

  4. Read “Honors” (pages 4–5) and talk about the choice Ethan made to keep the Sabbath day holy. As a family, create a list of activities that are appropriate to do on Sunday.

  5. After reading “The Dinner Game” (pages 20–21), play Scripture Quotes as a family. Why is it important to know the stories in the scriptures?