The First Article of Faith: Family Home Evening Lesson

The other day the cutest video came up on my Facebook feed. My friend was recording her little girl (3 yrs old) reciting a few of the LDS Article of Faith verses. Her pronunciation was so sweet and her running dialog very impressive as she spouted off doctrine about the beliefs of the LDS church with very little help. I felt guilty as I realized that I couldn’t remember more than 2 of the Article of Faith scriptures and my children had never even heard of them. The idea came to me to make these scriptures the focus of our weekly Family Home Evening (FHE) lessons to learn and (ideally) memorize the Article of Faith scriptures. I have decided to start with the first Article of Faith.

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Why is chastity important? LDS youth lesson printable worksheet

Why IS chastity important? That is the question I pondered as I tried to figure out how to present this vital and sacred information to the Young Women who would attend my Sunday lesson. There are so many different aspects of chastity that are incredibly important and I had to narrow it all down into a 40 minute (which turned into a 25 minute) lesson. In my preparation, I created a printout for the girls to fill out during and after the lesson. This worksheet is intended to help the youth contemplate the material discussed and set personal goals. While using the material from the LDS manual lesson “Why is chastity important?” I selected a few key concepts to focus on.

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Planning the Ultimate Summer: bucket list printable (updated)

Living in Canada, our summers seem to race by before we get a chance to warm ourselves in the sun or even dip our toes in an unfrozen lake. Crossing activities off of a bucket list is a great motivator to plan adventures and squeeze them into our limited time slots; ensuring everyone is satisfied and sun-kissed before the snow hits the ground again. I created a Summer Bucket List (updated 2017) printable to help you do just that!

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FHE- Choices; President Thomas S. Monson

I love our dear Prophet, Thomas S. Monson. I loved his short and sweet message Sunday morning during General Conference. What a powerful testimony of what is important in life. He simply stated we need to know where we are going, and make wise choices to accomplish our goals. I want my children to understand the importance of the prophet’s words, so I created this short and sweet Family Home Evening lesson (target audience for toddlers).
The following is a suggestion on how to organize your Family Home Evening. Feel free to make adjustments as needed to suit your family…

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