Come Follow Me 6/19/2023 – Devotionals & FHE for Children

Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 6/119/2023.

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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 6/19 for Kids

Song

Dare to Do Right (Children’s #158)

Scripture

Mark 15:1–15

Lesson

  • Read Mark 15:1–15 as a family and focus on Pilate’s actions and emotions
  • Even though Pilate knew Jesus was innocent, he was afraid of letting him go and did what the wicked people want
  • Discuss situations that family members might encounter that are similar to Pilate’s and role-play correct responses

Activity

Peer pressure in a bottle or M&M guessing game depending on how large your family is

Treat

Eat Oreos and discuss this object lesson

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 6/19 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 6/19: John 17:3

 And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 6/19 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 6/19 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 6/19:

  • 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 6/19 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 6/19
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 6/19
  • 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

Because God Loves Me (Children’s #234)

Scripture

1 Nephi 19:9

Discussion

  • Discuss how hard it must have been Jesus to suffer all of that. He had power to call to angels for help, but He didn’t. Why not?
  • Point out that He did it because He loved us.

Journal Entry

How does Jesus show His love for me?

Activity

God’s love scavenger hunt

Tuesday Devotional

Song

I’ll Walk With You (Children’s #140)

Scripture

Luke 23:11

Discussion

  • The soldiers and wicked people made fun of Jesus for saying He was the Son of God
  • Do people ever make fun of you?  Or are you afraid that they will if you say what is right?
  • What did Jesus do when He was mocked?  What can you do?

Journal Entry

What can I do next time someone makes fun of me?

Activity

Anti-Bullying Toothpaste Activity (about halfway down the post)

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Abide with Me; ‘Tis Eventide (Hymns #165)

Scripture

Matthew 27:46

Discussion

  • On the cross, Jesus asked God why He had left Him alone.
  • Heavenly Father did not really leave Jesus alone.  But Jesus needed to feel alone so that He could know what we feel like when we feel alone.
  • When we feel scared or alone, we can pray and the Holy Ghost can comfort us.  Heavenly Father will never leave us alone.

Journal Entry

How do I feel the Holy Ghost?

Activity

Holy Ghost dice

Thursday Devotional

Song

Help Me, Dear Father (Children’s #99)

Scripture

Luke 23:34

Discussion

  • Do you remember what happened to Jesus before He was crucified?
  • While on the cross and in a lot of pain, He asked Heavenly Father to forgive them.
  • What are some things that others do to hurt me?  How can I forgive them?

Journal Entry

Who can I forgive today? How can I show I forgive them?

Activity

Building Forgiveness bricks

Friday Devotional

Song

I Lived in Heaven (Children’s #4)

Scripture

Luke 23:39–43

Discussion

  • The Bible says paradise, and Joseph Smith tells us that it really means “world of spirits”
  • After we die, we go to the Spirit World.  This is like a waiting room at the doctor.  We are waiting until we get our bodies back
  • In the Spirit World, those who did not get to learn about Jesus in this life can be taught by those who know about Him
  • In the temples, we can get baptized for our ancestors who did not get a chance to get baptized here

Journal Entry

How does knowing about the Spirit World hlep me?

Activity

Plan of Salvation outline

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 6/19

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 6/19:

Encourage the children to think of someone they need to forgive and decide on one thing they will do to show that person that they have forgiven him or her.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 6/19

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 6/19 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 6/19

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 6/19

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