Month: December 2021

December 13–19, 2021 Come, Follow Me Songs

“The Family Is Central to the Creator’s Plan”

The Family: A Proclamation to the World

Because this week’s topics are all about the family, many of the songs fit under multiple topics. Note the secondary topics in italics listed after some of the songs.

Family Proclamation Songs (Arranged by Marilyn Nielson) This link includes

  • videos of children singing each paragraph
  • audio files (no words)
  • sheet music

Family Proclamation Songs (Arranged by Marika Lee Connole) This link includes 

  • mp3 (no words)
  • sheet music

Family Proclamation (Arranged by Doreen McGowan) This link includes

  • one single mp3 (no words)
  • sheet music

Memorization Tips & Printables (by Montserrat of Cranial Hiccups

“The family is central to the Creator’s plan.” (Paragraph 1)

  1. *I Am a Child of God H301 or CS2
  2. *Teach Me to Walk in the Light CS177, H304

Gender is an essential characteristic of individual premortal, mortal, and eternal identity and purpose.” (Paragraph 2)

  1. Walk Tall, You’re a Daughter of God
  2. I Am a Son of God (2021 Youth Album)
  3. A Young Man Prepared CS166
  4. I Will (2021 Youth Album)

“Families [can] be united eternally.” (Paragraph 3)

  1. Families Can Be Together Forever CS188, H300 (also Central)
  2. The Hearts of the Children CS92
  3. Holy Temples on Mount Zion H289, especially verse 2 (also Central)

Happiness in family life is most likely to be achieved when founded upon the teachings of the Lord Jesus Christ.” (Paragraphs 6 & 7)

  1. *A Happy Family CS198
  2. From Homes of Saints Glad Songs Arise H297
  3. Love Is Spoken Here CS190 (also Gender, Unit)
  4. Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth H298

I “will be held accountable before God” for the way I treat my family. (Paragraph 8)

  1. How Dear to God Are Little Children CS180
  2. Love One Another H308, CS136 (also Happiness)
  3. Let Us Oft Speak Kind Words H232 (also Happiness)
  4. My Eternal Family (also Happiness, Eternally)
  5. As a Child of God, especially verse 3 (also Happiness, Unit)

Can I receive the promised blessings if my family situation is less than ideal?

  1. What Family Means to Me (2017 Youth Album) (also Happiness, Eternally, Unit)

“Strengthen the family as the fundamental unit of society.” (Paragraph 9)

  1. The Family Is of God (also Central, Gender)

*These songs are especially appropriate for young children. For a topical index of more Primary Songs that are great for young children, see the Ideas page.

For suggestions about how to use this music list, see the Ideas page.

December 6–12, 2021 Come, Follow Me Songs

“We Believe”

The Articles of Faith and Official Declarations 1 and 2

The Articles of Faith contain foundational truths of the restored gospel.

NOTE: See printable from Children’s CFM Manual Print 

  1. The First Article of Faith (Godhead) CS122a 
  2. The Second Article of Faith (Transgression) CS122b 
  3. The Third Article of Faith (Atonement) CS123
  4. The Fourth Article of Faith (Principles) CS124 
  5. The Fifth Article of Faith (Called) CS125 
  6. The Sixth Article of Faith (Organization) CS126a 
  7. The Seventh Article of Faith (Gifts) CS126b 
  8. The Eighth Article of Faith (Word) CS127 
  9. The Ninth Article of Faith (Reveal) CS128a (also Revelation)
  10. The Tenth Article of Faith (Gathering) CS128b 
  11. The Eleventh Article of Faith (Worshipping) CS130 
  12. The Twelfth Article of Faith (Law) CS131 
  13. The Thirteenth Article of Faith (Honest) CS132 

The Church of Jesus Christ is guided by revelation. (Articles of Faith 1:9; Official Declarations 1 and 2)

  1. Lead Me Into Life Eternal H45 
  2. We Meet Again in Sabbath School H282
  3. Oh, Holy Words of Truth and Love H271

The work of God must move forward. (Official Declaration 1)

  1. Let Us All Press On  H243 (also Trust)
  2. Put Your Shoulder to the Wheel H252 (also Trust)
  3. I Will Be Valiant CS162
  4. A Great Work (2021 Youth Album)

We can trust in the Lord, even when we do not have a perfect understanding. (Official Declaration 2)

Other topics relevant to Official Declaration 2 may include healing, unity and inclusion, finding joy amidst hardship, and so on. Songs included here cover many of these topics. Also consider watching “Be One,” the 40th Anniversary Celebration of the revelation on the priesthood. While this list is much longer than the norm, I wanted to celebrate the wonderful heritage of music that our Black brothers and sisters bring to the Church!

  1. Count Your Blessings H241 
  2. *I Am a Child of God H301 or CS2
  3. This Little Light of Mine
  4. How Great Thou Art H86 (not available online due to copyright)
  5. Lift Every Voice and Sing
  6. Brightly Beams Our Father’s Mercy H335
  7. Lord, I Would Follow Thee H220 
  8. Though Deepening Trials H122
  9. Help Me, Dear Father CS99
  10. *We are Different CS263
  11. I’ll Walk With You CS140
  12. I Will Be What I Believe
  13. His Eye Is on the Sparrow
  14. Come, Come Ye Saints H30, H326

*These songs are especially appropriate for young children. For a topical index of more Primary Songs that are great for young children, see the Ideas page.

For suggestions about how to use this music list, see the Ideas page.