Lesson 39: I Can Follow Jesus Christ by Serving Others

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Primary 2 Lesson 39: I Can Follow Jesus Christ by Serving Others- The purpose of this lesson is to follow Jesus through serving others.

You may also want to play the When I Serve Others, I Serve God game from Latter-day Chatter.

The following links are to LDS.org unless otherwise noted.

Teacher Study

"Unselfish Service" by Elder Dallin H. Oaks

"The Sacred Call of Service" by President Thomas S. Monson

"Finding Joy through Loving Service" by Elder M. Russell Ballard


"'Give,' Said the Little Stream"- Children's Songbook pg. 236

"I Feel My Savior's Love"- Children's Songbook pg. 74

"I'm Trying to Be Like Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 78 or watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"A Happy Helper"- Children's Songbook pg. 197

"Kindness Begins with Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 145


A Playground for Carly (about 2 minutes)- Children build a playground for everyone

The Last Supper (about 6 minutes)- Bible video


My Primary 2 Lesson 39 handout packet includes:

  • Secret Service Agent card to go with Enrichment Activity 2. There is also a sheet of hearts to go with it. You could also hand out this badge stickers. 
  • Circles with the scenarios from Enrichment Activity 6- draw out of a bag. 
  • You can easily do Enrichment Activity 1 with my 4 Weeks of Thanksgiving Challenge. Print out the cards or tags and assemble the items in the class then go deliver. 

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Activity Ideas

A Big Helper- Find all the ways to help

An Important Lesson- Use the picture to fill in the blanks

Christmas Service- Find the matching picture

Serving Heavenly Father- Story and activities after including a find the differences.

Help Ellie Find Jacob- Maze

Helping a Neighbor- A sequencing activity

Service Project- Find the hidden objects

Service Like Christ- (older classes) Word search

Serving Others- Hidden pictures or do this Winter Hidden Pictures one

Singing Service- Solve the code

The Magical Marvelous Magnificent Club- Play to act out

What Can I Do to Make the World a Better Place?- Answers from Elder M. Russell Ballard

Coloring Page

Because I am His Child

My Family and I Can Serve Others