Because we believe families can be together forever, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints focuses on the importance of families and one of the ways to help our families be stronger is by holding regular Family Home Evenings.
Find out what Family Home Evening is and use these resources to plan your first (or next) Family Home Evening lesson and activity.
If you're new to Family Home Evening (or need a refresher) then this article is the place to start. This articles goes over what Family Home Evening is and how to conduct a Family Home Evening. Family Home Evening is for everyone, even if you're single, don't have children, or no longer have children at home.
The Family: A proclamation to the world is also a great place to learn about the importance of families and would be perfect for a first Family Home Evening lesson. (See step three for more about FHE lessons.)
Not sure what to teach for your Family Home Evening lesson? Browse through this huge list of articles and lessons to find a Family Home Evening lesson that will work for your family. Also see the following categories for additional FHE lesson resources:
These resources are sure to help you in choosing and preparing a great Family Home evening lesson.
The Church of Jesus Christ has some excellent resources for preparing Family Home Evening including a resource book, gospel picture art book, Gospel Principles manual, and more. Browse through these resources online or purchase them from the Church Distribution Center-they are very inexpensive and shipping/handling within most of the U.S./Canada is free.
This list contains over 100 simple activity ideas that would be fun for Family Home Evening. Also, don't miss this huge list of over 175 activity ideas, many of which would be perfect for Family Home Evening. This list also has a list of service ideas to help teach your family the importance of serving others.
At the end of Family Home Evening it's always fun to play a family game or activity. Browse through this HUGE list of Family Home Evening games, or visit this list of Top 10 Family Home Evening Games. There's a nice variety of games to choose from including games for small or large groups, printable games, easy to plan games, reviews of games you can purchase, and even family games that can correlate with your Family Home Evening lesson.