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What I Learned from Not Going on a Mission

After President Monson announced the missionary age changes in October 2012, suddenly the lives of everyone around me began to change as well. It seemed that all of my friends and even the strangers around me were filling out mission papers, opening mission calls, and flying out to the MTC. I, however, was not. I was surprised and excited when the age …

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A Healthy Missionary

I recommend that health preparation begin at least two years in advance of the anticipated missionary service. Those who wait to prepare until the last minute or until after they have received the call to serve may not be ready and may even have their missions delayed. Check out this family home evening lesson on Health Preparation! Scripture: Alma 53:20-21 Hymn: Called to Serve- Hymn Book #249 Lesson: Missionary Health Preparation Treat: Sweet Potato Chips & Caramel Apple Cider Activity: Obstacle course, or healthy meals View entire lesson...

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Missionary Work

With the change made in general conference, there is a greater need for adults, youth & children to be prepared to share the gospel. After all, we are taught in the scriptures that if we are prepared, we shall not fear. Check out this great family home evening lesson on missionary work! Scripture: Alma 29:1 Hymn: I Want to Be a Missionary Now or Called to Serve Lesson: Missionary Work Treat: Cookie Dough Bites or Pumpkin Cake Roll Activity: Letter to a Missionary, Gospel Topics Simplified, Missionary Goals •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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First Presidency Message: July

In the July 2012 issue of the Ensign, President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency shares a special message. He teaches us that no matter where we are in life, we are "Always in the Middle". Enjoy this wonderful family home evening lesson on the July First Presidency Message. Scripture: Psalms 118:24 Hymn:I Will Follow God’s Plan or Press Forward, Saints Lesson:"Always in the Middle" Treat: Golden Oreo Peanut Butter Bars and Berry Fudgsicles Activity:Tithing Tag or Yard Work •View entire lesson...

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Missionary Work

Whether we will serve as a full time missionary someday, or just be a member missionary, we can all benefit from preparing for a mission. Check out this great family home evening lesson on Missionary Work! Scripture: Matthew 28:19-20 Hymn: I Hope They Call Me on a Mission or Called to Serve Lesson: "“How Can I Be a Missionary Now?” or Preparing through scripture and gospel study. Treat: Angel Sugar Cookies and Mini Lemon Loaves Activity: Spreading the News activity or Write letters to missionaries or lay missionary tag •View entire lesson...

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