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FASTING & PRAYER: "Try Fasting With Pizza" Doorknob Fasting with Pizza Reminder, Primary Sharing Time, Family Home Evening, YW Come Follow Me, GospelGrabBag.comACTIVITY: Try Fasting with Pizza!
door hanger fasting reminder &
SCRIPTURE SCRAMBLE Game to find
Mystery Words to Find

YOUNG WOMEN LDS Lesson Helps, come follow me lesson match activities, lds, family home evening, arrow 1, gospelgrabbag.comRead Doctrine and Covenants 88:76 and challenge youth to fast and pray each fast Sunday with a purpose. Encourage them to attach this doorknob reminder to their bedroom door or post on the refrigerator to remind them to fast.

TO MAKE: 
Print activity in color or black and white on cardstock paper.

THOUGHT TREAT: Pizza or Pizza Cookie. If it is not fast Sunday, make and share a pizza or a pizza cookie. PIZZA COOKIE: Create your favorite chocolate chip cookie dough recipe, adding 1/4 cup coconut in place of 1/4 cup flour. Don’t stir in chocolate chips. Grease a round pizza baking pan. Spread cookie dough onto pan evenly with a little up to outer edge. Sprinkle cookie with 1/4 cup colored coconut (few drops of yellow food coloring into a plastic bag with coconut; close bag and mix). Sprinkle on top (to look like cheese). Top with chocolate chips and M&M candies. Bake 350 degrees 13-15 minutes. Cut into 12 pizza wedges with a pizza cutter and serve. Serves 12. More Pizza Cookie Ideas

TESTIMONY SHARING: SEE *QUESTION BELOW.

DOWNLOAD THE MATCHING ACTIVITY: Fasting with Pizza Game and Door Hanger (shown here)

FASTING & PRAYER: "Try Fasting With Pizza" Concentration / Match Game and Doorknob Fasting with Pizza Reminder, Primary Sharing Time, Family Home Evening, YW Come Follow Me, GospelGrabBag.com


More Learning Activities:

FASTING FACTS:
Gather information and quotes from Church leaders on the proper way to fast, why we fast, and what happens to the body and spirit when we fast. The Ensign and Era magazines are great sources.

FAST TOGETHER WITH A PURPOSE:
1. Select a purpose to fast, either individually or as a group. Youth might choose to fast for a less-active youth they wish to activate, a nonmember they wish to fellowship; a need in the ward or community, or someone’s illness or physical challenge.
2. Make a list of reasons to fast.
3.
Discuss Queen Esther, who fasted to save her people (Esther 4-5)

SCRIPTURES TO SHARE (Do a scripture chase by writing the description on one card and the scripture reference(s) an another. Have youth match up the action with the scripture. The team with the most matches wins.  

  • GATHER TO FAST AND PRAY (Alma 6:6)     
  • EVERYONE WHO CAN FAST SHOULD FAST, AFTER 8-YEARS OLD (D&C 59:13-15)     
  • FASTING HELPS US FEEL CLOSE TO GOD (Alma 17:3, 9)     
  • FASTING SHOWS FAITH (D&C 88:119, Matthew 6:30-34)     
  • FASTING HELPS US PRAY FOR SPECIAL BLESSINGS (D&C 88:76)     
  • FASTING AND PRAYER HELPS US KNOW THAT THINGS ARE TRUE, BY THE SPIRIT OF REVELATION (Alma 5:46)     
  • FOLLOW FASTING BY PAYING FAST OFFERINGS (D&C 88:119-120, Mosiah 4:19-21, Matthew 25:35-40, James 1:27, Jacob 2:17-19)     
  • FASTING OFTEN DONE WITH OTHERS FOR A CAUSE (3 Nephi 27:1-2, Mosiah 27:22-23)     
  • FASTING SHOULD BE DONE CHEERFULLY (2 Corinthians 9:7 D&C 59:15)      
  • FASTING BRINGS JOY (D&C 59:13)     
  • FAST IN SECRET (Matthew 6:1-4; 16-18)      

VIDEO TO SHARE: Wherefore Have We Fasted (Isaiah 58) A young man recounts a lesson learned from his youth. (7:22) You’ll love the part where the clock turns into a pizza (illustrating the activity above).

COMING SOON: 

SCRIPTURE SCRAMBLE – Cards-to-Color and Collect and Find MYSTERY WORDS:

With this DOWNLOAD you will also find four matching scripture cards with missing words. You can print these for each youth to collect and also have them compete to see which team finds the most scriptures first, reading them to fill-in-the-blanks (MYSTERY WORDS).

TO MAKE: You can print the cards in black and white to color or in color. Six Featured Scriptures (found on the cards): . Omni 1:26; Alma 17:3; Alma 17:9; 

SCRIPTURE SCRAMBLE – Fasting & Prayer
“I would that ye should come unto Christ, who is the Holy One of Israel, and partake of his salvation, and the power of his redemption. Yea, come unto him, and offer your __ __ __ __ __   __ __ __ __ __ as an offering unto him, and continue in fasting and praying, and __ __ __ __ __ __ to the __ __ __ ; and as the Lord liveth ye will be __ __ __ __ __. – Omni 1:26
ANSWERS: “whole souls” “endure to the end” “saved”

SCRIPTURE SCRAMBLE – Fasting & Prayer
“They had given themselves to much prayer, and fasting; therefore they had the spirit of __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __, and the spirit of __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __, and when they taught, they taught with __ __ __ __ __ __ and authority of God. – Alma 17:3
ANSWERS: “prophecy” “revelation” “power”

SCRIPTURE SCRAMBLE – Fasting & Prayer
“They fasted much and prayed much that the Lord would grant unto them a portion of his __ __ __ __ __ __ to go with them, and abide with them, that they might be an __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ in the hands of God to bring, if it were possible, their brethren, the Lamanites, to the __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ of the truth, to the knowledge of the baseness of the traditions of their fathers, which were __ __ __ correct.” – Alma 17:9
ANSWERS: “Spirit” “instrument” “knowledge” “not”

SCRIPTURE SCRAMBLE – Fasting & Prayer
“Appear not unto __ __ __ to fast, but unto thy Father who is in secret; and thy Father, who seeth in secret, shall __ __ __ __ __ __ thee __ __ __ __ __ __.” – 3 Nephi 13:16-18
ANSWERS: “men” “reward” “openly”

SCRIPTURE SCRAMBLE – Fasting & Prayer
“And on this day [Sabbath] thou shalt do none other thing, only let thy food be prepared with __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ of __ __ __ __ __ that thy fasting may be __ __ __ __ __ __ __, or, in other words, that thy __ __ __ may be full. Verily, this is fasting and prayer, or in other words, __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ and prayer.” – D&C 59:13-14
ANSWERS: “singleness” “heart” “perfect” “joy” “rejoicing”

SCRIPTURE SCRAMBLE – Fasting & Prayer
“Organize yourselves; prepare every __ __ __ __ __ __ __ thing, and establish a house, even a house of prayer, a house of fasting, a house of __ __ __ __ __, a house of __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __, a house of glory, a house of __ __ __ __ __, a house of God” – D&C 109:8, 16

ANSWERS: “needful” “faith” “learning” “order” 

 

BANNER: Young Women, Come, Follow Me lesson activities, gospelgrabbag.com YOUTH TESTIMONY SHARING: Ask youth to share their testimony on the lesson subjects below. Click on the QUESTION* next to “Come, Follow Me” Lesson to lead you into a discussion or the sharing of testimonies.

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Presenting Activity to Young Women or Young Men

USE IN MAY AND SEPTEMBER:

May: “Prophets and Revelation”
“We believe all that God has revealed, all that He does now reveal, and we believe that He will yet reveal many great and important things pertaining to the Kingdom of God” (Articles of Faith 1:9).
*QUESTION “Come Follow Me” Lesson 2: How do I receive personal revelation?

REVELATION - FASTING: Come Follow Me – LDS Young Women Activities, MAY Theme: “Prophets and Revelation”, LESSON 2: How do I receive personal revelation? handout for every lesson, ACTIVITY: Try Fasting with PIZZA! Doorknob fasting reminder, download from gospelgrabbag.com

September: “Commandments”
“Consider on the blessed and happy state of those that keep the commandments of God” (Mosiah 2:41).
*QUESTION “Come Follow Me” Lesson 4: Why do we fast?

FASTING - PRAYER: Come Follow Me – LDS Young Women Activities, September Theme: “Commandments”, Lesson #4 How can I be in the world but not of the world? handout for every lesson, ACTIVITY: Try Fasting with PIZZA! Doorknob fasting reminder – activities or handouts to download from gospelgrabbag.com


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