CSMP 2003
Month/Theme Scripture Song Weekly theme (with ST Resource, from the CSMP program)

I  belong to the Church og Jesus Christ

3 Nep. 26:21 The Church of Jesus Christ (CS 77) Week 1:
Heavenly Fathers loves and blesses us. He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to earth to be our Savior.
Heavenly Father and Jesus Love Me
, Primary 1, Lesson 6
Jesus Christ Was Chosen to Be Our Savior
, Primary 6, Lesson 2

Week 2:
Jesus organized His church. He ordained others to the priesthood to act in His name.
Jesus Christ Used His Priesthood Power to Bless Others, Primary 7, lesson 15

Week 3:
The New Testament teaches us about Christ's Church.
Jesus Christ Calls His Apostles, Primary 7, Lesson 9

Week 4::
When people began to change Jesus' teachings, many fell away from His church (apostasy). The Apostles were killed, and the Lord withdrew His priesthood authority.
The Apostasy and the Need for the Restoration of Jesus Christ’s Church, Primary 5, Lesson 2


I belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

D&C 115:4 On a Golden Springtime (CS 88) Week 1:
In the first vision, Joseph Smith saw God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ. He learned that Christ's true church would be restored.
Joseph Smith and the First Vision
, Primary 5, Lesson 1

Week 2:
Joseph Smith was called to be a prophet. He translated the Book of Mormon, which contains the fullness of the gospel.
The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon, Primary 3, Lesson 15

Week 3:
The priesthood, ordinances, and doctrines were restored by heavenly messengers and revelation.
The Priesthood Is Restored, Primary 5, Lesson 8

Week 4:
We make and keep covenants when we become members of the church.
The Baptismal Covenant, Primary 3, Lesson 13
Alma Baptizes at the Waters of Mormon, Primary 4, Lesson 12


I know who I am

Psalm 82:6 I am a child of God (CS 2) Week 1:
I an a child of God and lived in heaven before I came to earth.
I Am a Child of God
, Primary 2, Lesson 3

Week 2:
I am a child of God blessed with a divine nature.
I Am a Child of God, Primary 1, Lesson 1
The Family: A Proclamation to the World, Paragraphs 1-2

Week 3:
I am a child of God. He has given me spiritual gifts and talents.
The Saints Are Taught to Recognize Good and Evil
, Primary 5, Lesson 19

Week 4:
I am a child of God, I will serve my family, and others.
I Can Follow Jesus Christ by Serving Others
, Primary 2, Lesson 39
Abraham and Lot
, Primary 6, Lesson 10, enrichment activities


I believe in the Savior, Jesus Christ

Matt 16:16 Easter Hosanna (CS 68) Week 1:
Jesus is the Savior of all mankind. I have faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.
Moroni Teaches Faith in Jesus Christ, Primary 4, Lesson 43

Week 2:
As I have faith, I want to repent and be baptized.
Alma the Younger and the Sons of Mosiah Repent, Primary 4, Lesson 14
I Can Prepare for Baptism
, Primary 2, Lesson 12

Week 3:
I will receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.
The Holy Ghost Helps Me, Primary 1, Lesson 7
The Gift of the Holy Ghost Can Help Me
, Primary 2, Lesson 13

Week 4:
As I choose the right each day, I can return to Heavenly Father.
Dare to Choose the Right, Primary 2, Lesson 14
The Commandments Help Us Choose the Right
, Primary 3, Lesson 3


The prophet speaks for the Savior. I can follow the prophet today

D&C 1:38 The things I do (CS 170) All month:
Use the general conference messages found in the Church magazines
to teach that the -Church on earth is led by a living prophet.
Help the children discover how the can apply the prophet's teachings
in their lives and share his message with their families.

I know God's plan

Moses 1:39 I lived in Heaven Week 1:
Jesus is my Savior. Because of Him I can have eternal life
The Gift of the Atonement (Easter), Primary 6, Lesson 45
The Book of Mormon Is a Witness of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Easter)
, Primary 4, Lesson 45

Week 2:
Heavenly Father and Jesus created the earth and all forms of life. I can treat the earth and all living things with respect.
Heavenly Father’s Plan for Us, Primary 6, Lesson 1
The Creation, Primary 6, Lesson 3

Week 3:
Agency is a gift from Heavenly Father. As I choose between right and wrong, I am accountable.
I Can Make Right Choices, Primary 2, Lesson 5

Week 4:
I have been sent to learn to follow Jesus
We Have Special Families, Primary 2, Lesson 6
Our Parents Help Us Learn, Primary 3, Lesson 28


I'll follow Him in faith

Galatians 3:26 Lord, I would follow Thee (Hymns 220) Week 1:
I can pray to Heavenly Father anytime, anywhere.
I Can Speak with Heavenly Father in Prayer
, Primary 2, Lesson 10
Jesus Christ Teaches the Nephites to Pray
, Primary 4, Lesson 37

Week 2:I
 can receive answers to my prayers
Prayers Are Answered in the Best Way, Primary 2, Lesson 18
Enos Prays
, Primary 4, Lesson 9

Week 3:
I can learn more about Jesus and His commandments
Heavenly Father and Jesus Gave Us the Scriptures, Primary 1, Lesson 41
Josiah and Ezra Read the Scriptures to the People
, Primary 6, Lesson 37

Week 4:
As I follow Jesus, my faith grows
Come, Follow Me, Primary 2, Lesson 15
Alma Teaches about Faith
, Primary 4, Lesson 22


I'll honor His name

Mosiah 5:8 Choose the right way (CS 160) Week 1:
I take the name of Jesus Christ upon me when I am baptized.
King Benjamin Teaches His People
, Primary 4, Lesson 10
Alma Baptizes at the Waters of Mormon
, Primary 4, Lesson 12

Week 2:
When I take the sacrament, I renew my baptismal covenants: I promise to keep the Lord's commandments and always remember Him
Remembering Jesus Christ When We Take the Sacrament, Primary 3, 32
The Sacrament Reminds Us of Our Covenants, Primary 3, Lesson 33

Week 3:
I will use the names of Heavenly Father and Jesus reverently
Honoring the Names of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ, Primary 3, Lesson 43

Week 4:
For 125 years children in Primary have honored Jesus' name


I'll do what is right

Deuteronomy 6:18 no song Week 1:
I can know when the Holy Ghost is helping me choose the right
The Holy Ghost Can Help Us
, Primary 3, Lesson 26
Samuel, the Boy Prophet
, Primary 6, Lesson 27

Week 2-4:
Choose one or two of the principles from My Gospel Standards to present each week


I'll follow His light

John 14:6 no song Week 1
Jesus lights the way as my example

Week 2:
Jesus lights the way with 'His teachings
The Sermon on the Mount, Primary 7, Lesson 10
The House Built on a Rock
, Primary 7, Lesson 12

Week 3:
I will follow his light and be an example
I Can Be a Good Example, Primary 1, Lesson 36
I Can Be a Good Example
, Primary 2, Lesson 29

Week 4:
As I follow His light, I am protected
Captain Moroni Defeats Zerahemnah, Primary 4, Lesson 25
Captain Moroni and the Title of Liberty
, Primary 4, Lesson 26


Teachings of the prophet

Amos 3:7 no song During this month help the children understand the blessings that come from obeying the prophet's counsel given at general conference. Help them apply the messages in their lives and share his messages with their families.

His truth I will proclaim

Mosiah 18:9 no song Week 1:
What is a testimony? I can have a testimony of Jesus Christ. His gospel, and His church
The Savior Appears to the Nephites
, Primary 4, Lesson 33
Moroni and the Book of Mormon Promise
, Primary 4, Lesson 44
Strengthening Our Testimonies of the Restored Gospel
, Primary 5, Lesson 46

Week 2:
I can share the gladness of the gospel with others.
I Can Tell Others about Jesus Christ, Primary 2, Lesson 11
Ammon, a Great Servant
, Primary 4, Lesson 17

Week 3
I can prepare to be a missionary now.
I Can Be a Missionary, Primary 3, Lesson 25
Jehovah Makes Covenants with Abraham
, Primary 6, Lesson 9

Week 4:
I am grateful for the Savior and the blessings of my membership in His church
I Belong to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Primary 1, Lesson 42
We Receive Great Blessings as Members of Jesus Christ’s Church
, Primary 3, Lesson 21