Tag Archive: family unity

Pizza Parts

By Stefani Lindsey Meyer Stefani Lindsey Meyer : Today I taught #dandc38 lesson 43. The manual suggests explaining how the different parts of a house or building each serves a needed purpose (to illustrate, that each person in a ward or family serve a vital role). I chose, instead, to use parts of a pizza (crust, sauce, cheese, pepperoni etc.). I cut colored paper to represent these items. We constructed…
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{Sharing Time} Successful Families Work Together

By [email protected] (Sheena Perron) Sharing Time Ideas from the 2014 Outline IDENTIFY THE DOCTRINE(participating in an object lesson): Invite four children to come to the front of the room. Have each child hold the end of one piece of string while you hold the other ends of all four strings. Ask the children to work together to twist the strings into a rope. Point out that just as twisting the…
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Family Unity

This handout was created to go along with YW Manual 3: Lesson 9 “Encouraging Family Unity”. It includes the scripture D&C 38:27: “I say unto you be one” and a challenge asking what can personally be done to strengthen family unity. It is outlined by a rope which was used as an object lesson to show how each individual is stronger when they work in unity together.

Family prayer, family scripture study, and family home evening can strengthen my family.

Primary Talks

President Hinckley has taught ways to strengthen our families. Here is what he said: “A generation or two ago, family prayer in the homes of Christian people throughout the world was as much a part of the day’s activity as was eating. As that practice has diminished, the moral decay discussed by the Apostle Paul has ensued. “I feel satisfied that there is no adequate substitute for the morning and…
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Simple Lesson to demonstrate how we can be “broken” by small things

Object Lesson

Bring a piece of rope to class. Give a piece of rope to a young woman. Ask her to try to break it using any method except cutting. Then illustrate to the class how the rope can be broken by breaking one strand at a time. (I personally think yarn would be the easiest item to use for this lesson. You can use this object lesson to teach about unity…
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The Family: A Proclamation to the World” teaches my family how to be happy

Primary Talks

Children, obey your parents in the Lord: for this is right (Eph. 6:1). When President Ezra Taft Benson (1899–1994) was a young boy, his father was called on a mission. Ezra, the oldest child in his family, had six younger brothers and a sister. He knew that his mother needed his help to make their home a cheerful and comfortable place. He woke up early each morning to milk the…
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