Tag Archive: Joseph Smith Jr

Program/Worksheet for the First LDS Church Meeting

It wasn’t known as the LDS Church on April 6, 1830, but this is what a program for the newly organized Church of Christ might have looked like on that historic day. Church Organized Handout in form of Sacrament Meeting Program D&C 20-21 Church Organized Handout in form of Sacrament Meeting Program D&C 20-21

Joseph Smith Review Game

By [email protected] (Pam Mueller) Played a fun review game called Blockbuster. I found it on they broke up into groups and decided they wanted boys against the girls within each group. Questions were asked and then they tried to block each other on a game board. Kind of like the game “Connect Four” It had them laughing Digging into their scriptures But most of all, reinforcing what they had learned…
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Who AM I?

By [email protected] (Pam Mueller) I have done this activity before to capture the attention of the students, have them involved and basically giving the lesson. On the board I put a picture of the person we will be studying under the rectangle of paper. Behind the circles are clues I pick a student to start us off, that person will choose a circle and read the description. Then choose another…
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Joseph Smith

By [email protected] (Pam Mueller) Spent three days studying Joseph Smith History this week. I wanted them to see they have a lot in common with him. (Fellow seminary teacher, Barb Gardner shared this idea) I put various names of objects on slips of paper and had them pick one out. They had to complete the sentence “I am like a ___________ because…It was fun to hear their responses.Then they picked…
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Alma 36-Chiasmus

Downloaded from: http://seminarymoments.blogspot.com/2014/04/alma-36-chiasmus.html I passed out a sheet of paper and had them put their name on it.Big and in the middle.Then told them to close their eyesWith their eyes closed, they had to listen to my voiceand follow my directions.I said things like, “fold your paper in half””rip off top right corner”… The holes were different in each one of their papers.WHY?My directions were not clear and precise.When the…
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2 Nephi 2 Joseph

Downloaded from: http://seminarymoments.blogspot.com/2013/10/2-nephi-2-joseph.html Did you know in 2 Nephi 3 there is information about four men with the same first name. Search 2 Nephi 3:3, 4, 14,15 to dtermine who is mentioned!answers:Verse 3: Lehi’s son Joseph that was born in the wildernessVerse 4: Prophet Joseph who was sold in Egypt approximately 1,700 years before the birth of JesusVerse 14: The Prophet Joseph SmithVerse 15: Joseph Smith Sr.

1 Nephi 2-5, For Obedience Strive!

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/09/11/1-nephi-2-5-for-obedience-strive/ I began by asking the students what the Nike slogan was. “JUST DO IT!” of course was the response. I pointed out to those who hadn’t noticed yet that the Nike swooshes on the board created a face. I asked them, “Who do you think would be the ‘Just Do It!’ person in the Book […]

Day 7, Witnesses And Testimony: From Eye-Witness To “I Witness”

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/09/09/day-7-witnesses-and-testimony-from-eye-witness-to-i-witness/ I dressed up in a judges robes (black graduation robes) for this lesson. The lesson material came from the tail end of LESSON 4: TITLE PAGE, INTRODUCTION, AND TESTIMONY OF WITNESSES and the first half of LESSON 5: OVERVIEW OF THE BOOK OF MORMON from the BOOK OF MORMON SEMINARY TEACHER MANUAL. This is again one of those lessons […]

First Day of Seminary — Check!

Well, after failing to get any sleep last night, I’m finished with the very first day of my new humongus class of Seminary students.  I lost only one senior and gained 7 Freshmen plus a transfer student and an investigator for a total of 23 kids. It was crazy. We started out with an introduction to our theme scripture for the year: Helaman 5:12 and the same activity I did…
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Day 6, The Introduction To The Book Of Mormon

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/09/05/day-6-the-introduction-to-the-book-of-mormon/ Today’s lesson comes from LESSON 4: TITLE PAGE, INTRODUCTION, AND TESTIMONY OF WITNESSES of the BOOK OF MORMON SEMINARY TEACHER MANUAL. I had already taught the Title Page on Day 2, The Objective lesson. I had hoped to get through the testimonies of the witnesses today as well, but it did not happen. So I will have to […]

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