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Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a time to remember veterans of our country, ancestors and those who went before us. These people have sacrificed so much so that we can live better lives. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Memorial Day! Scripture: D&C 98:13 Hymn: I Have a Family Tree or They the Builders of the Nation Lesson: Honor your ancestors Treat: Homemade Slurpees and Muddy Buddies Activity: Visit the grave of an ancestor or Write a "letter" to an ancestor View entire lesson...

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Remember the Lord

When the Church was restored in the latter days, Jesus told Joseph Smiththat it is important for members of the Church to meet together often to partake of the sacrament. Like people in the time of Jesus and people in Book of Mormon times, we take the sacrament to promise (covenant with) Heavenly Father that we are willing to remember Jesus Christ and keep His commandments. Check out this great family home evening lesson on the sacrament. Scripture:D&C 20:75 Hymn:In Our Lovely Deseret, Help Us, O God, to Understand Lesson:Sacrament Service Treat: Fresh Fruit Popsicles or Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Activity:Air Golf, or The Sacament Dot To Dot and Color •View entire lesson...

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Morning of Forgiveness

The Lord provides ways to pay our debts to Him. In one sense we ourselves may participate in an atonement. When we are willing to restore to others that which we have not taken, or heal wounds that we did not inflict, or pay a debt that we did not incur, we are emulating His part in the Atonement. Check out this FHE lesson on Forgiveness! Scripture: D&C 82:1 Hymn: Help Me, Dear Father - Children's Songbook #99 Lesson: Teaching Children About Forgiveness Treat: Easy Fruit Pizza & Strawberry Jello Poke Cake Activity: Linking Up or Forgiveness: Washing Sins Away Activity •View entire lesson...

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The Spirit of Christmas

Let us make Christmas a time of rejoicing and celebration, a time to share the marvelous truth that Almighty God sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to redeem the world! May the joy of that knowledge be with each of us this Christmas season and throughout the coming year. Check out this family home evening lesson on Christmas! Scripture: Luke 2:10-11 Hymn: Joy to the World - Hymns #201 Lesson: The Real Joy of Christmas Treat: Pistachio Truffles & Nutella Rolls Activity: Family Nativity Play, Caroling View entire lesson...

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Waiting For Jesus

“Prophets like Isaiah thought about and wrote about what the Savior would do when He came,” Mom said. “They spent their whole lives waiting for Him to be born. That’s one of the reasons we set up the nativity [without baby Jesus at first], to remind us that many people waited a long time for the Savior to come.” Check out this family home evening lesson on the Promise of Christmas! Scripture: Isaiah 9:6 Hymn: Sweet Hour of Prayer – Hymns #142 Lesson: The Promise of Christmas Treat: Fruity Candy Popcorn & Homemade Dulce de Leche Activity: Christmas gifts activity, Christmas countdown chain. View entire lesson...

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Love Thy Neighbor

The Lord’s concern for the one is evident in many ways. Let us unlabel our brothers and sisters. They are not strangers, “but fellowcitizens with the saints, and of the household of God.” (Eph. 2:19.) Let leaders and members alike love God and love one another. Obedience to these two great commandments will crown our efforts with success. Check out this family home evening lesson on Loving Thy Neighbor! Scripture: Matthew 22:39 Hymn: Love One Another Lesson: Good Neighbors Treat: Frozen Hot Chocolate & Holiday Shrimp Dip Activity: Serve A Neighbor, Play Games View entire lesson...

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Justice & Mercy

Jesus said, “Blessed are the merciful: for they shall obtain mercy” (Matthew 5:7). To be merciful is to treat someone with patience and love, instead of being judgmental or harsh. Through His example, Jesus Christ taught us how to be merciful.Check out this great family home evening lesson on Justice and Mercy! Scripture: Alma 34:16 Hymn: ‘Tis Sweet to Sing the Matchless Love Lesson: Justice & Mercy Treat: Raspberry Ice or Peach and Raspberry Parfait Activity: Freeze tag, or Movie Night! View entire lesson...

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Friendship And The Gospel

"The Prophet Joseph Smith taught that “friendship is one of the grand fundamental principles of ‘Mormonism.’" That thought ought to inspire and motivate all of us because I feel that friendship is a fundamental need of our world" - Elder Marlin K Jensen. Check out this great family home evening lesson on friendship! Scripture: John 15:13 Hymn: Now Let Us Rejoice Lesson: Small Miracles of Friendship Treat: Cantaloupe Popsicles or Funfetti Bark Activity: Visit a friend, Bug Safari View entire lesson...

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Values

We believe in being honest, true, chaste, benevolent, virtuous, and in doing good to all men; indeed, we may say that we follow the admonition of Paul-We believe all things, we hope all things, we have endured many things, and hope to be able to endure all things. If there is anything virtuous, lovely, or of good report or praiseworthy, we seek after these things. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Values! Scripture: Article of Faith 13 Hymn: How Firm a Foundation or High on the Mountain Top Lesson: Focus on Values Treat: Oreo Brownies or Caramel pecan rolls Activity:Value’s Hide and go seek •View entire lesson...

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Gratitude

Thanksgiving & November are a time of gratitude. We all have many many things to be thankful for. Get into the spirit of Thanksgiving with this great family home evening lesson on gratitude! Scripture: D&C 98:1 Hymn: I Am Glad for Many Things or Come, Ye Thankful People Lesson: Gratitude Treat: Cupples or Acorn Dough Nuts Activity: 100 Things, Hidden Objects, Thank You Notes •View entire lesson...

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