Come Follow Me 6/21/2021 – 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 6/21/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 6/21 for Kids

Song

21. Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 68:3–4

Lesson

  • Prophets and apostles, when they speak as directed by the Holy Ghost, are giving us modern-day scripture.
  • Why do you think that may be important?
  • Where can we find hear/read it?
  • Talk about some direction that has been given recently from the prophet or apostles that has an impact on your family.

Activity

Look though old copies of general conference and find a talk you think might be good to study this week.

Treat

Scriptures nuggets.

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 6/21 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 6/21: Doctrine and Covenants 68:6

Wherefore, be of good cheer, and do not fear, for I the Lord am with you, and will stand by you; and ye shall bear record of me, even Jesus Christ, that I am the Son of the living God, that I was, that I am, and that I am to come.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 6/21 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 6/21 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 6/21:

  • 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 6/21 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 6/21
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 6/21
  • 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

We Listen to a Prophet’s Voice (Hymns #22)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 67:1–9

Discussion

  • The decision to publish the revelations received by Joseph Smith seems like an easy one, but some early Church leaders weren’t sure it was a good idea. One concern had to do with imperfections in the language Joseph Smith used to write the revelations. The revelation in section 67 came in response to that concern.
  • What do you learn about prophets and revelation from verses 1–9?
  • How can we follow the prophet’s voice today?

Journal Entry

What is something I can do today to follow the prophet?

Activity

Play Simon Says to practice following the prophet.

Tuesday Devotional

Song

I Hope They Call Me on a Mission (Children’s #169)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 68:1–8

Discussion

  • The words in these verses were spoken as Orson Hyde and others were called to be missionaries.
  • How might the declaration in verse 4 help someone who is being sent to preach the gospel?
  • How do these words apply to me?
  • We need to listen to the Holy Ghost to know what to say and who to say it to.

Journal Entry

How can I share the gospel with someone today?

Activity

Preach the Gospel to All the World craft

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Love Is Spoken Here (Children’s #190)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 68:25–28

Discussion

  • Parents are responsible for teaching their children the gospel while they are young.
  • According to Doctrine and Covenants 68:25–28, what are some of the “basic gospel doctrines” that parents should teach their children?

Journal Entry

How can I better listen to my parents when they teach me?

Activity

  • “We Do Not Doubt” (March 2010 Liahona and Friend). A dot-to-dot showing a mother teaching a future stripling warrior to pray.

Thursday Devotional

Song

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Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 69:1–8

Discussion

  • Oliver Cowdery was sent to Missouri with written copies of the Prophet’s revelations to be printed, along with money to help build the Church there. What counsel did the Lord give in verse 1 about Oliver’s journey?
  • Why is it important to be with people “who will be true and faithful”?
  • Have you had friends who have been good or bad influences?
  • How can you be a good influence on your friends?

Journal Entry

What can I do today to be a good example to someone else?

Activity

“Finding a Friend” (August 2013 Friend) hidden picture

Friday Devotional

Song

f

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 70:1–13

Discussion

  • The Lord gave certain elders the responsibility to oversee the publishing of the revelations.
  • We aren’t given responsibility over the revelations, but we are responsible for obeying them once we have read them.
  • On the last day (which means on Judgment Day), we will have to give Heavenly Father and Jesus a report on what we did with the things we were responsible for. What do you think that will be like?
  • What kinds of things are we responsible for?

Journal Entry

What is one thing I can be better about today?

Activity

Learn a new skill – like taking care of a pet,

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 6/21

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 6/21:

Invite the children to explain to someone at home what the Doctrine and Covenants is, where it came from, and why it is important to them.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 6/21

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 6/21 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.

Here are some activities that go along with this week’s topic in Come Follow Me 6/21:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 6/21

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