Serving Others

    “Serving Others,” Faith in God for Boys (2003), 8–9

    “Serving Others,” Faith in God for Boys, 8–9

    Serving Others

    “And behold, I tell you these things that ye may learn wisdom; that ye may learn that when ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God.” Mosiah 2:17

    Complete at least two of the following activities each year:

    • Read and discuss the parable of the good Samaritan (see Luke 10:30–37). Plan and complete a service project that helps a family member or neighbor. After completing the project, discuss how it helped your faith grow stronger.

      Service to others by picking up leaves.
    • Write a letter to a teacher, your parents, or your grandparents telling them what you appreciate and respect about them.

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    • Make a list of the qualities you like in a person. Choose one quality to develop in yourself. Discuss how showing respect and kindness strengthens you, your family, and others.

    • Plan, prepare, and serve a nutritious meal.

    • Entertain young children with songs or games you have learned or made yourself. Show that you know how to care for and protect a young child.

    • Learn about and practice good manners and courtesy.

    • Plan and hold a parent-child activity, such as a dinner, picnic, hike, day trip, or service project.

    • Read the twelfth article of faith. Discuss what it means to be a good citizen and how your actions can affect others.

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    • Help your Primary leaders plan and carry out an upcoming quarterly activity.

    • Plan and complete your own activity to serve others (write the activity below).