Come Follow Me 9/20/2021 – Devotionals & FHE for Kids
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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 9/20 for Kids
- What does it mean to support our leaders in these three ways?
- How can we support our Bishop?
- The prophet?
- Make some plans to apply this to your family.
Play 20 questions but pick a prophet from the scriptures.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 9/20 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 9/20: Doctrine and Covenants 106:8
And I will give him grace and assurance wherewith he may stand; and if he continue to be a faithful witness and a light unto the church I have prepared a crown for him in the mansions of my Father. Even so. Amen.
Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures. You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 9/20 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 9/20 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 9/20:
- 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 9/20 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 9/20
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 9/20
- 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:
Dare to Do Right (Children’s #158)
- This section is for Oliver Cowdrey’s older brother, Warren.
- What responsibilities was he given?
- What are the promises in verse 8?
- Do these promises apply to us in our responsibilities?
How can I have faith in these promises?
“Article of Faith 6” (June 2011 Friend)
The Fifth Article of Faith (Hymns #125)
Doctrine and Covenants 107:1–20
- Section 107 is about the organization of the Church and the responsibilities for different offices of the Melchizedek Priesthood and Aaronic Priesthood: the First Presidency, the Quorum of the 12, the Quorum of the 70, and the Bishop.
- Elder Neil L. Andersen taught: “The priesthood is the power and authority of God given for the salvation and blessing of all—men, women, and children. … As we are worthy, the ordinances of the priesthood enrich our lives on earth and prepare us for the magnificent promises of the world ahead”
- What are some of the priesthood ordinances? (Sacrament, baptism, temple, etc.)
- Why is it important to have the priesthood restored?
How can I share the gospel and my testimony of the priesthood?
Solve the riddles in “Sharing Time: Jesus Organized His Church”
Our Bishop (Children’s #135)
Doctrine and Covenants 107:41–57
- Adam wanted his posterity to be blessed by the priesthood.
- What promises did he receive? (see verses 42, 55)
- What are some of the blessings we receive from the priesthood in our family?
- How can we more fully gain these blessings?
What can I do to be worthy of priesthood blessings?
Coloring Page: “Baptism and confirmation are ordinances that bless my family.”
Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel (Hymns #252)
Doctrine and Covenants 107:99–100
- What do these verses tell us about how the Lord wants those with the priesthood to behave?
- We may not all be ordained to the priesthood, but we do have responsibilities.
- How can we be diligent in our duties?
What can I do to be less slothful?
Take turns doing chores in a slothful way and then again in a diligent way.
The Priesthood Is Restored (Children’s #89)
- This section is for Lyman Sherman. He was called as a Seventy, and he wanted additional direction about what his duties were.
- What does the Lord tell him?
- What are some of the vows (covenants) we make?
- How can we keep them more diligently?
What is one convenant I can do better at today?
“Priesthood Hidden Scripture” (June 2004 Friend)
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 9/20
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 9/20:
Occasionally contact the parents of the children you teach to encourage them in their efforts to teach the gospel at home. You might tell them about something their children shared in Primary that they learned at home.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 9/20
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 9/20 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 9/20:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 9/20
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Read “Warren Cowdery,” Revelations in Context, 219–23;
- Sing Quickly I’ll Obey (#197b) as a family and practice doing different responsibilities quickly.
- Look at the current Church leaders and talk about which offices they hold and who they are as people.
- Make thank-you cards for your local Church leaders, such as the Bishop or a primary teacher, as one way to sustain them in their callings. Discuss other ways you can sustain them (such as listening reverently).
- “Blessings of the Priesthood Are Available to All” (October 2012 Liahona and Friend). An explanation of priesthood ordinances. Includes a fill-in-the-blank activity and a coloring page.
- Read “Sustaining Bishop Sheets”. Talk about something they like about the bishop of your ward or the president of your branch. Then discuss what you will do to show appreciation and lighten his load.
- Play “Church Words and Phrases Game” (October 1996 Liahona and July 1991 Friend)
- Sing Music: “The Sixth Article of Faith” (Children’s Songbook, 126) multiple times to memorize it together.
- Watch Video: Doctrine and Covenants Stories, “Chapter 65: The Church of Jesus Christ Today”
- “Sharing Time: A Day with the Bishop” (August 1990 Liahona and July 1989 Friend). Cut out pictures of things a bishop might do and paste them in the correct squares. Follow his footsteps to see the many things he does.
- Read “Restoring the Ancient Order,” Revelations in Context, 208–12.
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