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The Family Proclamation: Dec. 13th-19th

In 1995 the First Presidency released The Family Proclamation. It's profound truths, spoken by a living Prophet, have never been more timely. For the last 26 years, this document has stood as standard for the Lord's plan for families and continues to be a light to guide us in a darkening and confusing world. This week's lesson discusses the importance of the family, the roles within the family, and what principles we can apply that help us in our efforts to build strong and successful families.


➤ L E S S O N

Open the lesson with a song and a prayer.

🎶 O P E N I N G S O N G : "Families Can Be Together Forever"

➤ P R E P A R A T I O N

You will need several popsicle sticks and two rubber bands.

➤ I N T R O D U C T I O N

Scatter the popsicle sticks around the room. Hold up one of the popsicle sticks and ask for a volunteer to try to break the stick. After the stick is broken, explain that we are like the popsicle sticks, and we are in a battle! Heavenly Father wants to give us life and salvation, but the enemy of righteousness wants to “break” us and destroy our happiness!

Now ask the following questions:

1) What do you think will happen to all of these popsicle sticks if the enemy tries to break them one at a time? (They will break easily.)