The Lord Helps Missionaries

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The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 24: The Lord Helps Missionaries is to understand that Jeus helps missionaries teach others about the gospel.

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Teacher Study

"Becoming a Missionary" by Elder David A. Bednar

"The Returned Missionary" by Elder L. Tom Perry


"The Seventh Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 126

"We'll Bring the World his Truth"- Children's Songbook pg. 172

"I Hope They Call Me on a Mission"- Children's Songbook pg. 169

"Book of Mormon Stories"- Children's Songbook pg. 118

"The Church of Jesus Christ"- Children's Songbook pg. 77

"Called to Serve"- Children's Songbook pg. 174


Ammon: A Great Servant (about 4 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Missionary Song Medley (about 5 minutes)- Children sharing the gospel and preparing to be missionaries

Your Day for a Mission (about 3 1/2 minutes)- Mormon Message about a man who choose to go on a mission over rugby

The Primary 3 Lesson 24 Handout packet includes:

  • Article of Faith 7 poster in 2 sizes
  • Missionary tag print. Use a white pen or crayon to write on them

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Lesson Ideas

Ammon, A Great Servant Jumbo Cut-outs- Grab these great cut-outs from Latter-day Chatter to use as a flannel board story or create your own scenes

LDS Missionary: Called to Serve- Make these cute chocolate treats for your class as a reminder of what missionaries do (from My Computer is My Canvas)

Book of Mormon Story- (older classes) Crossword puzzle with clues about Ammon

Finding King Lamoni's Sheep- Find all the sheep

I Will Be His Servant- Ammon mobile

Ammon and the Lamanite King- Script to put on the play

LDS Doctrinal Flashcards- Practice being a missionaries with these flashcards from Red Headed Hostess. 

At the Pageant- Help the Sister Missionaries find the people the are supposed to teach

Being Like a Missionary- Dress Tanner up to be like a missionary

Draw a Missionary- (older classes) Drawing instructions

Missionary Work- Ideas on how to be a missionary now or prepare to be one

LDS Missionary Mail Set- Encourage the missionaries in your ward by sending them some mail- this set from The Snails Mail is a lot of fun. 

Preparing for a Mission- Fill in the sentence and talk about things you can do now to be a better full-time missionary later

Help the Missionaries- Maze or do this one: Missionary Maze 

Sister Missionaries- Dress up your own sister missionaries with these dress ups from Green Jell-o with Carrot. There is also an Elder version.

I Can Be a Missionary Now- Board game

I Can Choose to Be a Missionary Now- Practice answering the questions so you'll know what to say when a friend asks

I Will Prepare- Sign these cards saying you'll prepare for a mission or grab these super fun Future Missionary Pocket clips from LDS Bookstore (order them now and use for next week too)! 

Life of a Missionary- (older classes) Fill in the blanks to discover the answer to the puzzle

Making a New Friend- Find the hidden objects or color it or use this colored one: Welcome Home Elder

Mission Call- Find the hidden objects (this one has pictures of the items)

Matching Missionaries- Find the one that matches

Missionary Activity- Make this growing missionary

Missionary Appointment- Find the right door

Preaching Two by Two- Find the missionary's companion

Sharing the Book of Mormon Around the World- (older classes) Figure out who is going to which country 

Missionary Quest- Find the right person

The Gospel Will Be Preached in All the World- Memory game

The Sons of Mosiah- Learn this fingerplay

We'll Bring the World His Truth- Find the differences

You Found Me, Bishop- Story from President Monson with activities after

Missionary Fun- Bright Idea poster

Young Men, I Admonish You to Prepare for Service as a Missionary...- Bright Idea poster

Coloring Pages

Ammon Scripture Figures

Because I Know We Are All Children of God, I Will Share the Gospel with Others

I Can Be a Missionary Now

I Can Prepare Now to Serve a Full-time Mission

Testimony of Truth

Jesus Calls His Disciples