Trust in the Lord

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Posted in God's Love, Jesus Christ, Prayer | Posted on October 17, 2014

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“The Gospel gives us the opportunity find joy among difficult situations. When we trust in the Lord, we can find joy and peace amidst the good and bad times.
Check out this great family home evening lesson on trusting the Lord!
Scripture: 2 Nephi 4:34-35
Hymn: I’ll God Where you Want Me to Go-Hymn No. 270
Lesson:Trust in the Lord
Treat: Cookies-N-Creme Fudge or Fruit Pizza
Activity: Trust in the Lord Crossword Puzzle or Family Lego Challenge
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Why Do We Dedicate Temples?

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Posted in Ordinances, Prophet, Temple | Posted on October 9, 2014

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Temples are being built at such a fast pace! There are 141 operating temples on the earth right now. Before every temple can start being used to make sacred covenants, it must be dedicated. Check out this great family home evening lesson on temple dedications!
Scripture: D&C 109: 4, 22-23
Hymn: God is in His Holy Temple, Hymn No. 132 or I Love to See the Temple, Children’s Hymn Book, No. 95
Lesson:Why Temples are Dedicated
Treat: Mint Oreo Truffles or Caramel Pretzel Brownies
Activity: Prophets Dedicate Temples Trivia or Spoons Game
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Judge Not

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Posted in God's Love, Individual Worth, Jesus Christ, Love | Posted on October 2, 2014

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It may be easy to judge others and look down on what they do, but don’t forget you’re not perfect either. Jesus Christ is the perfect judge of all things and it is up to him to make righteous judgments. He judges with love and fairness. Check out this great family home evening lesson on not judging others!
Scripture: Luke 6:37
Hymn: Lord, I Would Follow Thee, Hymn No. 220
Lesson:Judge Not
Treat: Baked Apples or Fudgy Marshmallow Brownies
Activity: Indoor Foot Volley Ball or Marshmallow Skyscrapers
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Getting Excited For Conference!

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Posted in Conference, Prophet, Revelation | Posted on September 25, 2014

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Conference is the opportunity to hear God’s word for our day and for our personal lives. To take advantage of this wonderful opportunity, it does require some preparation. Going to conference prayerfully with a question is a great way to prepare. Learn more ways to make the most of conference this fall! Check out this great family home evening lesson on getting excited for General Conference!
Scripture: Mosiah 2:9
Hymn: Latter Day Prophets,Children Song book No. 134
Lesson: Make the Most of General Conference
Treat: Honey Caramel Corn or Mini Pumpkin and Oreo Cheescakes
Activity: General Conference Activity or Create a Family Time Capsule
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Endure Joyfully to the End

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Posted in CTR, Jesus Christ, Trials | Posted on September 18, 2014

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“A great part of our work on this earth is to endure joyfully to the end—every day of our life.” -Dieter F. Uchtdorf. Check out this great family home evening lesson on enduring to the end!
Scripture: 2 Nephi 2:25
Hymn: We Are All Enlisted-Hymn No. 250
Lesson: Endure Joyfully to the End
Treat: Pan Fried Cinnamon Bananas or Caramel Snickerdoodles
Activity: I Can Help My Family Be Happy or The Blanket Game
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Service Everywhere

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Posted in Family | Posted on September 12, 2014

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There are many ways we can serve others every day. We do not have to wait for somebody to ask us for help. We can often find ways to help by just looking around us. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Service!
Scripture: Mosiah 2:17
Hymn: I’m Trying to Be like Jesus – Children’s Songbook p. 78
Lesson:Service Everywhere
Treat: Strawberry Pops or S’mores Cookies
Activity: Seeking Service or The Lord’s Hands Challenge
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Meaningful Scripture Study

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Posted in Scriptures | Posted on September 4, 2014

You can find great stories and learn terrific lessons from the scriptures, but sometimes it’s hard to concentrate on what you’re reading or to find the time for scripture study. Here are a few tips for getting more out of your scripture study. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Scripture Study!
Scripture: D&C 88:118
Hymn: As I Search the Holy Scriptures
Lesson:Scriptures and Firewood or Creative Scripture Study
Treat: Apple Crisp or Cookie Dough Cupcakes
Activity: Scripture Super Hero or Shoe Pile Scramble
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Labor Day

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Posted in Holiday, Labor Day | Posted on August 28, 2014

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Labor Day is a holiday full of family & fun. But what it the really meaning or history of Labor Day? When did the Labor Day holiday start? Check out this great family home evening lesson on Labor Day!
Scripture: Moses 5:1
Hymn: When We’re Helping or I Have Work Enough to Do
Lesson: Children in the Work Force or History of Labor Day
Treat: Pass & Punt Cookies or Pencil Cake
Activity: Wind & Rain Game or Family Activity
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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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