CSMP 2009
Theme: My eternal family


Theme Song Scripture Weekly bullets
 I am a spirit child of Heavenly Father 

 "I Lived in Heaven" (CS 4)
"The Family is of God" (Friend or Liahona, Oct. 2008)

All of you are children of the most High
(Psalm 82:6)

Week 1: Heavenly Father loves me and has a plan for me

Week 2: I lived with Heavenly Father before I came to earth

Week 3:  I am created in the image of God.  My body is a temple.

Week 4: The family is ordained of God and is central to His plan.

I came to earth as part of a family.

"How Firm a Foun-dation" (Hymns 85 verses 1 & 3) The family is ordanied of God
(The Proclamation paragraph 7)

Week 1: Adam and Eve were the first family

Week 2: Heavenly Father blesses righteous families in the scriptures

Week 3: The priesthood blesses my family

Week 4: God's creations bless us

  • Primary 6, lesson 3
Family members have important responsibilities 
 "My Eternal Family" (included in the outline) Organize yourselves; prepare every needful thing; and establish a house, even a house of prayer, a house of fasting, a house of faith, a house of learning, a house of glory, a house of order, a house of God;
(D&C 88:119)

Week 1: Fathers preside over, provide for, and protect the family with love

Week 2: Mothers nurture the family

Week 3:  I will obey my parents

Week 4: I have many family members who can help me

Jesus Christ made it possible for me to live with my Heavenly Father again 
 Song of your choice about Jesus Christ from the CS, Hymns, Friend or Liahona
I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me. (John 14:6)  

Week 1: In the premortal life, I chose to follow Jesus Christ

Week 2: I have a testimony that Jesus Christ is my Savior

Week 3: My family and I will be resurrected

Week 4: By following Jesus Christ, we will be able to live with Heavenly Father and Jesus again

Baptism and confirmation are ordinances that bless my family
"I Want to Be Baptized" (Friend, July 2005, 45)
Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God (John 3:5)

Week 1: Baptism is the first ordinance of the gospel

Week 2: Jesus Christ was baptized

Week 3: I will be baptized and confirmed

Week 4: My family is blessed as we follow the promptings of the Holy Ghost

Faith, prayer, repentance and forgiveness strengthen me and my family
"Seek the Lord Early" (CS, 108 Successful.. families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, (and) forgiveness.
(Proclamation, pragraph 7)

Week 1: Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ strengthens me and my family

Week 2: Prayer strengthens me and my family.

Week 3:  Repentance helps me return to Heavenly Father

Week 4: As I forgive, I will be forgiven

I will strengthen my family 
 Song of your choice about Jesus Christ from the CS, Hymns, Friend or Liahona
And ye will not have a mind to injure one another, but to live peaceably
(Mosiah 4:13)

Week 1: Family prayer strengthens my family

Week 2: Reading the scriptures strengthens my family

Week 3: Family home evening strengthens my family

Week 4: Reverence and keeping the Sabbath day holy strengthen my family

Temple blessings unite family 
"Families Can Be Together Forever" (CS, 188) And I will give unto thee the keys of the kingdom of heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever thou shalt loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
(Matt 16:19)

Week 1: The temple is the house of God

Week 2: I will prepare now to go to the temple

Week 3: My family can be together forever through the ordinances of the temple 

Week 4: Family history and temple work bless all the generations of my family

Prophets teach me how to strengthen my family 
No song suggested What I the Lord have spoken, I have spoken,... whether by mine own voice or by the voice of my servants, it is the same.
(D&C 1:38)

Week 1: Bible prophets teach me how to strengthen my family

Week 2: Book of Mormon prophets teach me how to strengthen my family

Week 3: The prophet today teaches me how to strengthen my family  

Week 4: I will hear the words of the prophets when I listen to general conference

"The Family: A Proclamation to the World" teaches me about families
No song suggested "The family is central to the Creator’s plan for the eternal destiny of His children (Proclamation, pragraph 7)

Week 1: "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" is modern-day revelation

Week 2: "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" teaches the importance of marriage

Week 3:  "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" teaches my family how to be happy

Week 4:  "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" teaches my family the importance of work

My family and I can serve others 
No song suggested By love serve one another
(Galatians 5:13)

Week 1: I am thankful for my family.  I will serve them.

Week 2:  My family will serve others

Week 3:   I can be a good example for my family

Week 4: I will prepare now to become a mother or father

My family is blessed when we remember Jesus Christ 
No song suggested For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. (Job 15:29)

Week 1: Jesus was born into a family

  • Primary Manual 3 lesson 47

Week 2: I remember Jesus when I partake of the sacrament

Week 3: Remembering Jesus helps me to choose the right 

Week 4: Jesus will come again

Last updated Oct 1, 2008