Young Women’s Lesson 3-13 – The Priesthood Can Bless Families

This lesson can be very sensitive. I, for one, grew up in a family with no Priesthood bearer. Of course, it is important to follow the spirit and the needs of your class while preparing and giving this lesson. In my class, the circumstances and situations range. Also, as usual, I wanted to be sure that we spent a majority of our time studying and discussing the scriptures – which are the doctrinal basis of the objective of the lesson. (The objective: Each young woman will understand how the priesthood can bless families.)

You can find the lesson plan I created here.

A quick note: When I actually presented this lesson, we had four young women who come from families with priesthood present and active in their lives. We also had two young women who are not members of the church. One of the young women does not have a relationship with her father, and is raised by a single mom. Another young woman is pregnant. As I was presenting this lesson, I found myself focusing on the most basic aspect of all: the duties of a father. We spent most of our time studying and discussing the quote given in The Family: A Proclamation to the World:

“Fathers are to preside over their families in love and righteousness and are responsible to provide the necessities of life and protection for their families. Mothers are primarily responsible for the nurture of their children. In these sacred responsibilities, fathers and mothers are obligated to help one another as equal partners. Disability, death, or other circumstances may necessitate individual adaptation.”

According to this quote, fathers have the responsibility to preside, provide, and protect. We discussed the importance of these duties in the family. I drew largely upon my own experiences – especially when I was a single mom. I also testified how the Priesthood helps men to accomplish these duties.

Follow the spirit and Good luck with this lesson!

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