Take Time for the Lord

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Posted in Family, God's Love, Love | Posted on August 22, 2014

Sometimes, it is easy to get caught up in the things of the world and be really busy on a daily basis. It is good to have hobbies, interests, technology, and time with friends, but sometimes we need to stop and reevaluate our priorities to make sure we’re always making time for the Lord in our lives. Check out this great family home evening lesson!
Scripture: Matthew 22:37-39
Hymn: My Heavenly Father Loves Me
Lesson: Of Things That Matter Most
Treat: Rice Krispies Treat Pops or S’mores Nachos
Activity: Chicken Foot Dominoes or Musical Sprinkler
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Time For School!

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Posted in Education | Posted on August 15, 2014

It is that time of year again. School is in session once again! Sometimes it may be hard to get motivated to go to school or maybe it is easy for you! Either way, hear what the leaders of our church have to say about pursuing an education in For The Strength of Youth. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Education!
Scripture: D&C 109:7-8
Hymn: We’ll Bring The World His Truth or O My Father
Lesson: The Importance of education
Treat: Krispy Apple Treats or Cake Mix Cookies
Activity: “Don’t Eat Pete!” Game
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Come Unto Christ

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Posted in God's Love, Jesus Christ | Posted on August 8, 2014

Coming unto Christ means choosing the right so you can feel the Spirit in your life and be happy. Christ wants us all to be very happy and he gave us a way to find that happiness. He gave us commandments and prophets to teach us what we can do to know Christ more. Check out this great family home evening lesson on getting closer to Christ!
Scripture: Moroni 10:30-33
Hymn: Come, Follow Me – Hymn 116 or I Feel My Savior’s Love – Children’s Songbook 74
Lesson: Come Unto Christ
Treat: Eggless Cookie Dough or Chocolate Chip Cheesecake
Activity: “Choose the Right” Maze or Bike Rodeo
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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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