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A Scout is…

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 •View entire lesson...

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Importance of Church Attendance

"It became easier to go to church when I didn’t make the decision week by week. The decision was made once and for all—every Sunday we attend church. I knew it and the children knew it, so they didn’t waste time trying to find excuses not to go. They also knew that being unruly in the meetings was not a way to get me to let them stay home the next week." Check out this FHE lesson on Church attendance. Scripture: D&C 30:4 Hymn: Now Let Us Rejoice #3 Hymn Book Lesson: On Sunday We Attend Church Treat: S'mores Dip and Crispy Creamy Ice-Cream Sandwiches Activity: Family Talent Show or Gratitude Word Search •View entire lesson...

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Rejoice in the Restoration

Because of the Restoration, I know the scriptures are true. I know that this is the restored Church of Jesus Christ. I know that living prophets are guiding us today. I know that through restored temple ordinances my family can be together forever. Because of the Restoration, we are blessed every day of the week—and every day of our lives. Check out this family home evening lesson on The Restoration! Scripture: JS History 1:18-19 Hymn: High on the Mountain Top- Hymns #5 Lesson: Because of The Restoration Treat: Polvorones & Chocolate Hummus Activity: Silly Toss Game, Because of the Restoration… View entire lesson...

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We Need Prophets

Prophets speak not only to the people of their time, but they also speak to people throughout all time. Their voices echo through the centuries as a testament of God’s will to His children. Today is not different from ages past. The Lord does not love the people of our day any less than in past times. Check out this great family home evening lesson on modern prophets! Scripture: Amos 3:7 Hymn: Follow The Prophet or We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet Lesson: Why Do We Need Prophets? Treat: No Bake Peanut Butter Pie or Iced Pumpkin Spice Cake Activity: Prepare, Review, and Play! View entire lesson...

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On My Honor

Think with me about President Gordon B. Hinckley, President Thomas S. Monson, and President James E. Faust taking the Scout Oath. Can you think of anything in the oath that they are not living daily? Do the other great men you know—your fathers, bishops, stake presidents, seminary teachers, and Scout leaders—live in harmony with the Scout Oath? They do .Check out this great family home evening lesson on Scouting! Scripture: D&C 4:2 Hymn: I’ll Go Where You Want Me to Go Lesson: The Merits of Scouting Treat: Citrus Fruit Salad or Red Velvet Cheesecake Dip Activity: Plan a camping trip! Or play a scouting game! View entire lesson...

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Patriarchal Blessings

One of the most important blessings available to worthy members of the Church is patriarchal blessings. A patriarchal blessing is a unique and remarkable privilege that can come to the faithful members of the Church having sufficient maturity to understand the nature and the importance of such blessings. Check out this great family home evening lesson on patriarchal blessings! Scripture: 2 Nephi 4:4-5 Hymn: Count Your Blessings Lesson: Your Patriarchal Blessing Treat: Grilled Peaches or Berry Honey Creams Activity:Flashlight Freeze Tag or Make your own Kaleidoscope View entire lesson...

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Baptism

When we think of missionary work, we often think of baptism. It is the first ordinance of the gospel. It is an action we take to show our willingness & desire to come unto Christ. Baptisms are special & sacred experiences are not forgotten. Check out this great family home evening lesson on baptism! Scripture: John 14:15 Hymn: When I am Baptized or Come, Follow Me Lesson: Baptism Treat: Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate or Apple Enchiladas Activity: Mother May I?, Memorized Baptism Covenants, Share your Baptism Experience •View entire lesson...

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Latter-day Prophets

The scriptures are full of prophets & their teachings. We are commanded to study & learn from their words. However, we are also blessed with Latter-day Prophets. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Latter-day Prophets! Scripture: Amos 3:7 Hymn: Latter-day Prophets or We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet Lesson: Latter-day Prophets Treat: Macaroon Kiss Cookies or Chewy Oatmeal M&M Cookies Activity: General Conference Notebook, Order of Latter-day Prophets, Hide & Go Seek •View entire lesson...

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Restoration of the Priesthood

On May 15th, 1829, the Aaronic Priesthood was restored to the Earth. This is a significant day in Church history as we are so vastly blessed by the Priesthood. Check out this great family home evening lesson on The Restoration of the Priesthood! Scripture: Joseph Smith History 1:71 Hymn: The Priesthood is Restored or Hark All Ye Nations Lesson: Joseph Smith History 1:68-75 Treat: Fruit Kabobs or Peanut Butter Polka Dot Bars Activity: "Pulling Together" or Family Home Evening with another family •View entire lesson...

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Priesthood Power

As members of the church, we are all blessed by the power of the priesthood. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Priesthood Power! Scripture: Abraham 1:18 Hymn: Stand for the Right or Hark, All Ye Nations Lesson: “Abraham Received the Priesthood” or "Sanctify Yourselves" Treat: Caramel Apple Cupcakes or Oreo Truffles Activity: The "Holy Ghost" game or card game •View entire lesson...

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