Family Home Evening Ideas

    “Family Home Evening Ideas,” Liahona, July 2015

    Family Home Evening Ideas

    This issue contains articles and activities that could be used for family home evening. The following are two examples.

    joseph and angel moroni

    Joseph Smith Visited by Moroni in the Field, by Gary E. Smith

    “The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon”: Despite his personal weaknesses, Joseph Smith became an instrument in the Lord’s hands as he strove to follow the Savior. We too can be instruments in the Lord’s hands when we strive to improve and become more like Jesus Christ. Think about prayerfully setting some goals individually and as a family. You could discuss the strengths and talents of each family member and discuss how you can use your strengths to help one another accomplish each goal. Talk about how you can each use your strengths to further the work of the Lord, just as the Prophet Joseph did.

    anna and her sister

    Illustrations by Shawna J. C. Tenney

    “Anna’s Journey”: Consider helping your family discover and preserve stories from your family history. You might make plans to interview a grandparent, read family journals and other documents, or browse In a following family home evening, share the stories and discuss how your ancestors were heroes. Consider adding the stories to the “Memories” section on