Tag Archives: Blessings

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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Sharing the Gospel

We have been commanded to share the gospel with those around us. There are so many great resources that we can use to share the gospel. Check out this great family home evening lesson that has many great & simple ideas on how to share the gospel & be a member missionary! Scripture: Alma 29:1 Hymn: I Hope They Call Me on a Mission or High on the Mountain Top Lesson: Sharing the Gospel Treat: Strawberry Oatmeal Bars or Lemon Crisps Activity: Letter to a Missionary, Mormon.org or Write Testimony in a Book of Mormon •View entire lesson...

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The Tender Mercies of the Lord

The Lord blesses with tender mercies daily. It is so important to recognize these tender mercies and express gratitude to our Heavenly Father. Enjoy this family home evening on Tender Mercies! Scripture:1 Nephi 1:20 Hymn: I Feel My Savior's Love or Tender Mercies of the Lord Lesson:"Tender Mercies are Available to All" Treat: Banana Split Ice-Cream or Melt-in-Your-Mouth Melon Activity: Freezing-Water Tag or Beach Towel Toss •View entire lesson...

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The Family: A Proclamation to the World

On September 23, 1995, President Gordon B. Hinckley presented "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" as part of his message in the General Relief Society Meeting. This special proclamation explains the principles of a happy family life. Enjoy this wonderful family home evening lesson on "The Family: A Proclamation to the World"! Scripture: The Family: A Proclamation to the World (para. 7) Hymn:Families Can Be Together Forever or Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth Lesson:Focus on a Family Principle from The Proclamation Treat: Easy Apple Dumplings and Peanut Butter Pie Activity:Family Memories or Favorite Outdoor Game •View entire lesson...

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Independence Day

The Fourth of July is a great time to honor our country and thank Heavenly Father for the freedoms we enjoy. Enjoy this family home evening lesson on Independence Day! Scripture: Alma 46:12-14 Hymn: My Flag, My Flag or My Country, ‘Tis of Thee Lesson: Blessings of our Freedom or "The Divinely Inspired Constitution" Treat: 4th of July Fruit Trifle and Red White and Blue Chocolate Cake Activity: Dessert and Fireworks or Fourth of July Crafts •View entire lesson...

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Eternal Marriage

Marriage forms the most fundamental unit of society—the family. It is an essential part of God's plan for mankind and is the foundation on which families are established. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Eternal Marriage! Scripture: Matthew 16:19 Hymn: I Love to See the Temple or Families Can Be Together Forever Lesson: Ripple Object Lesson Treat: Pear-Cinnamon Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream or Coconut Oatmeal Chewies Activity: Wedding Day slideshow or Silent Charades •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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Family History

In October 2011 General Conference, Elder Bednar emphasized the important roll that everyone, especially youth, plays in the great work of Family History. It is important that children and youth realize that they can make a difference. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Family History! Scripture: 3 Nephi 25:5-6 and Hebrews 11:40 Hymn: Family History – I Am Doing It or Turn Your Hearts Lesson: Tell stories of favorite ancestors or “Family History: An Invitation” Treat: Raspberry-Mango Smoothie or Cinnamon Roll Sugar Cookies Activity: Family Tree or Letters to Family •View entire lesson...

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General Conference

With General Conference coming up in a few weeks, now is the time to start preparing for the messages we will hear from our Apostles and Prophets. Check out this great family home evening lesson on General Conference! Scripture: D&C 44:2 Hymn: Seek The Lord Early or Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice Lesson: Show and talk about pictures of the First Presidency and Twelve Apostles or Read President Uchtdorf’s three basic steps of preparing for General Conference Treat: Lucky Green Velvet Baby Cakes or Brownie Batter Chocolate Chip Cookies Activity: Prophets and Apostles Matching Game or "Fruit Salad" •View entire lesson...

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Trials

Everyone, young and old, faces trials whether big or small. It is important to learn that we have trials in our lives so we can be strengthened. Check out this fun family home evening lesson on Trials! Scripture: D&C 121:7-8 Hymn: Nephi’s Courage or Be Still My soul Lesson: "Sandpaper Analogy" or David & Goliath movie Treat: Make it your way Cookie Cups or “Lucky You” Mint Pie Activity: Movie Night and/or Word Scramble •View entire lesson...

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