Mid-Week Activities centered around...
Faith games - Play these games 1) knot game, 2)
falling back into people’s arms, 3) blind leading, etc. Liken the games to
faith. You have to have faith to trust in one another, and especially the
Lord to accomplish your task. Talk and let the girls discuss how each game
applies to faith. End with a testimony meeting.
Memorized Hymns - Get the young women together
and make a game out of learning hymns. Have memorization games and fun ways
to learn the song so they will always remember the words to use them in a
FHE Recipe Book - Make a Family Home
Evening treats recipe book. Fill it with quick and easy treat recipes and
have some samples of them made up for tasting.
Scripture Charades - Cards are written up
before the activity begins. Each card has some type of scripture story or
reference written on it. There are two teams and the girls on the teams
take turns acting out the stories for the other girls on their team.
Stories could be: Ammon, the missionary; Noah and the Ark; Adam and Eve;
Cain and Abel; King Noah and Abinadi; Samuel the Lamanite, etc.
Rope Course - The youth are all blindfolded and
paired off. They are taken by leaders out of the church and guided to the
starting point of the course and given the end of a rope. One partner holds
to the rope with one hand and to his/her partner with the other hand. The
main rope leads around the church grounds and back to the entrance.
However, other ropes with dead ends are also attached to the main rope.
After all the youth make it back discuss the experience and its relationship
to our life, faith and the iron rod.
Getting to Know the Bishop - The Sunday before
the activity have a lesson on the Priesthood. Ask the young women to write
down any questions they would like to ask the Bishop. On Mutual night they
meet with the Bishop in his office, if possible, and their written questions
are given to him to answer.
Get to Know the Bishopric - Invite the
Bishopric members (including the executive secretary) and their wives to an
activity where the young women can ask questions, play games, etc. and serve
them a treat.
Temple Marriage Night - Ask a panel of 7 couples, married for 2-40 years, to bring pictures of temples and wedding albums, tell how they met, and answer a list of questions prepared by the young women in advance and other questions from the young women.
A test of faith