Come Follow Me 10/2/2023 – Devotionals & FHE for Kids

Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 10/2/2023.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotionals

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 10/2 for Kids

Song

For All the Saints (Hymns #82)

Scripture

Ephesians 2:12–19

Lesson

  • Christ’s gospel is meant to being people of varying backgrounds and lives together under a common belief.
  • It breaks down barriers between us.
  • What kinds of things keep us separated from others today?
  • How can the gospel help?
  • How has Christ broken down the wall between us and God?

Activity

Have all family members sit around the room and build walls (with pillows or blocks) between everyone. Break them all down.

This week is General Conference. You may want to have your activity be one of these 30+ FREE General Conference Activity Ideas for Kids & Preschoolers to prepare your family.

Treat

Rainbow jello.  The dessert is so much better with all of the flavors combining together.

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 10/2 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 10/2: Ephesians 4:11

And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers;

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures. You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 10/2 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 10/2 devotionals with your children!  Please don’t feel as though you have to use every single question, journal entry, or activity.  Just make sure you look at the activity in advance so you can gather any materials they may require.

Here is a general outline for each devotional for Come Follow Me 10/2:

  • Start by singing the song together and saying a prayer
  • Read the scripture together, then your family can have a discussion using the questions/comments provided.
  • Copy the journal entries into a spiral notebook.  The child or the parent can write the question at the top, after which the child can write or draw an answer.
  • Have fun together doing the activity as a family!

Modifications for older children for Come, Follow Me 10/2 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 10/2
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 10/2
  • Instead of answering the journal entry with a drawing, you can create a study journal (a simple spiral notebook will work) to answer the question with a few sentences or paragraphs, depending on the child’s age.

You might also enjoy these Come Follow Me Workbooks for Kids:

Monday Devotional

Song

O My Father (Hymns #292)

Scripture

Ephesians 1:4–11

Discussion

  • When Paul talks about Predestination, he does not mean that every person was chosen to be saved or not. That is dependent on the choices each person makes.
  • Heavenly Father loves all His children.
  • Some people were chosen to fulfill certain roles (prophets, missionaries, etc.) This is what Paul was referring to.

Journal Entry

What roles do I have?

Activity

I am my Heavenly Father’s child coloring page

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Hark, All Ye Nations! (Hymns #264)

Scripture

Ephesians 1:10

Discussion

  • The Dispensation of the Fullness of Times is right now!
  • The Restored Gospel is everything brought back together in Christ.
  • Why do you think this is important?
  • What could happen if the gospel was not complete in one?

Journal Entry

How has the gospel affected my life?

Activity

Restoration story wheel

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Follow the Prophet (last verse)

Scripture

Ephesians 2:19–22

Discussion

  • What is the importance of prophets and apostles?
  • Why do you think Jesus set up a church with prophets and apostles as the foundation?
  • What would happen if you took them away?

Journal Entry

How can I gain a testimony of the prophet and apostles?

Activity

Use paper cups upside down to build a pyramid with the prophets and apostles on the bottom.  What happens to the Church when they are pulled out?  (see image)

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Thursday Devotional

Song

Love at Home (Hymns #318)

Scripture

Ephesians 5:33

Discussion

  • Paul gave some counsel on how to have a strong marriage/family.
  • Some of it is more aligned with the time he lived, but some of it is very valuable.
  • Husbands should love and respect their wives and wives should love and respect their husbands.
  • Counsel in our day how to have a strong family is found in the prophet’s words in the family proclamation.

Journal Entry

How can I have a strong family?

Activity

Stronger family activities

Friday Devotional

Song

Onward, Christian Soldiers (Hymns #246)

Scripture

Ephesians 6:10–18

Discussion

  • Paul compared preparing spiritually like putting on the ‘armour of God.’
  • What do some of the pieces mean?
  • Which is your favorite?
  • Can you remember to do that every day, just like you would put on armour every time you go to fight a battle?

Journal Entry

How can I put my armor on?

Activity

Armor of God paper dolls

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 10/2

The Come, Follow Me – For Primary manual contains a section in each week’s lesson entitled “Encourage Learning at Home.”  Here is this week’s invitation for Come Follow Me 10/2:

Invite the children to be watching this week for someone who might feel like a stranger. Challenge them to do something to reach out to that person.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 10/2

Use Sundays for a time of reflection; share what you discussed that day in each of your classes.  Did you learn anything new or hear a different perspective about what you studied this week?

If you went to a class that did not use the Come, Follow Me 10/2 Manual, then share what stood out to you the most in your class.

Take a few minutes to talk about what parts of Sacrament Meeting you felt like were meant for you. If your younger children are struggling during Sacrament, try using these Ideas and Activities to Keep Toddlers and Kids Quiet During Church

Here are some activities that go along with this week’s topic in Come Follow Me 10/2

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 10/2

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