A Scout is…

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Posted in Individual Worth, Priesthood | Posted on July 31, 2014

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How fortunate are those who may participate in it and have their lives enriched thereby—boys and men alike. The boys and men with whom Scouting is concerned are made of eternal stuff; theirs is a divine destiny. Godlike men, men of character, men of truth, men of courage, men of goodwill—there, then, is our challenge. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Scouting!
Scripture: Alma 53:20-21
Hymn: America the Beautiful – Hymn #338
Lesson: A Scout for All Seasons and Cub Scout Winners
Treat: Strawberry Chantilly or Lemon Ice
Activity: Sun Prints or Kid’s Carwash
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The Temple of the Lord

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Posted in Temple | Posted on July 24, 2014

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The temple is Heavenly Father’s special gift to prepare us to return to His celestial home. It is more like His heavenly home than any building on earth. Prepare yourself to be worthy to make the temple an integral part of your life—not just a place to be married but a place you will return to often and feel His divine presence. Check out this great family home evening lesson on the temple!
Scripture: D & C 59:9
Hymn: I Love to See the Temple or Families Can Be Together Forever
Lesson: Little Brothers and Temples or The Temple–What it Means to You
Treat: Towering Sand Castle Cake of Ice-cream Puffs
Activity: Elbow Tag or Temple ABCs
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Classic FHE Lesson: Pioneer Day

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Posted in Pioneer Day | Posted on July 17, 2014

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July 24th, Pioneer Day, is considered a special occasion for members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. This day marks the anniversary of the day Brigham Young and the Pioneers entered the Slat Lake Valley. The pioneers suffered many hardships and had exceedingly great faith in our Heavenly Father. Enjoy this Family Home Evening lesson on Pioneer day!
Scripture: D&C 98:3
Hymn:To Be a Pioneer or Come, Come, Ye Saints
Lesson:“Saving the Wheat” or “The Strength of Our Heritage”
Treat: Dutch Apple Pie or Giant Ginger Molasses Cookies
Activity:Pioneer Games
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My Body Is a Temple

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Posted in God's Love, Individual Worth | Posted on July 10, 2014

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We must enable our temple-bodies to radiate the light, love, and truth of Christ. Alma asks: “Have ye spiritually been born of God? Have ye received his image in your countenances?” (Alma 5:14). A Christlike countenance that radiates truth, charity, and hope constitutes true beauty—beauty in the eyes of the ultimate beholder, God. Check out this great family home evening lesson on our bodies!
Scripture 1 Corinthians 6:19
Hymn:Praise to the Man
Lesson: The Body, A Cared Gift
Treat: Oven Baked Apple Chips or Stuffed Strawberries
Activity: 2 Games in 1
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The Articles of Faith

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Posted in Education | Posted on July 3, 2014

The Articles of Faith are a good way for us to share the gospel. While they don’t tell all of our beliefs, they were written by a prophet of God, Joseph Smith, and they are scripture. They have stood the test of time as a way to help us understand and tell others what we believe. Check out this great family home evening lesson on The Articles of Faith!
Quote Elder L. Tom Perry
Hymn:Praise to the Man
Lesson: Using The Articles of Faith
Treat: Grape-cicles or Glazed Donut Holes
Activity: Fun with the Articles of Faith
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Unto All the World

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Posted in Missionary Work | Posted on June 27, 2014

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I had never posted about my beliefs online before, so this has brought a lot more curious people asking about my religion. As they ask questions, I try to give the basic answers as well as links to Church materials. This way people do not have to rely only on my answers but can also rely on what the General Authorities say about their questions. Check out this great family home evening lesson on sharing the Gospel!
Scripture: Mark 16:15
Hymn:The Morning Breaks
Lesson: Sharing the Gospel Online or Sharing the Gospel through Service
Treat: Pineapple Lime Jello Salad or Raspberry Sweet Rolls
Activity: Mug Muffin or Chocolate Ginger Snaps
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Time for Dinner

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Posted in Family | Posted on June 19, 2014

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“We need to be cautious about over-scheduling ourselves. Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles has mentioned studies saying that “‘eating meals at home [is] the strongest predictor of children’s academic achievement and psychological adjustment.’” Check out this great family home evening lesson on family dinners!
Scripture: Acts 2:46
Hymn:Families Can Be Together Forever
Lesson: The Dinner Game or Time Out for Dinner
Treat: Pineapple Lime Jello Salad or Raspberry Sweet Rolls
Activity: Scripture Quotes or Four Corners
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A True Friend

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Posted in Love | Posted on June 12, 2014

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Summer time and back to school means time for friends, both new and old. Check out this great family home evening lesson on friendship and the importance of being a good friend!
Scripture: Matthew 7:12
Hymn: Jesus Said Love Everyone of Love One Another
Lesson: Two Boys Delivering Newspapers or Jonathan and David
Treat: Fruit Cake or Watermelon Sorbet
Activity: Firefly (flashlight game) or Sponge Brigade
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Fathers (Father’s Day)

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Posted in Holiday | Posted on June 5, 2014

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Our fathers do so many things for us. With Father’s Day only a week away, check out this great family home evening lesson on fathers!
Scripture: Enos 1:1
Hymn: My Dad or I Know My Father Lives
Lesson: The Father’s Day Surprise Cake or Alma the Younger
Treat: Happy Father’s Day Cake or A Grate Gift for Dad
Activity: On Target or Dad’s Favorite Game
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Working Together

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Posted in Family | Posted on May 29, 2014

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Summer is a great time of fun. It is also a great time to learn how to work & complete new tasks. We all have work to do in order to improve ourselves and bless those around us. Check out this great family home evening on work!
Scripture: 2 Chronicles 15:7
Hymn: When We’re Helping or Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel
Lesson: Working Together or Work is a Blessing
Treat: Want Some Mower? or Strawberry Shortcake Snake
Activity: Do Some Yard Work or Play Shrinking Islands
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