Living Water ~ Counselor's update, March 2006
Notes by Ann Hoole
Objective: Primary leaders and children are
strengthened by the scriptures.
1. Primary leaders are strengthened by the scriptures.
Story of Jesus and the Samaritan woman at the
Elder Holland message from Ensign, Nov 1993
"How Will They Know?" - song from songbook
"The Water Bucket" - story from New Era Aug. 1987
2. Children are strengthened by the scriptures.
One thing they talked about here was how to
enhance the monthly scripture repetition in opening or closing exercises. Instead
of having the primary children just read and repeat it, have the child
give some background information on the scripture and share a personal
application of the scripture. It was much more effective and makes more
sense to the children to have it done this way.
They showed a fun way to tell the story of Samuel
the Lamanite. While sharing the story from the back of the GAK picture,
have the children raise their arms in the air as he is doing in the
picture and say "Repent!" every time they hear Samuel's name in the