Lesson 17: The Priesthood Helps Me


Lesson 17: The Priesthood Helps Me- Understand how the priesthood helps us. 

Teaching Thoughts

These are a few bonus ideas- keep scrolling for more!

  • If you have a class into coloring, they will love this Peace Be Still coloring page from A Lively Hope.
  • Make the Priesthood Flipbook included in The Red Headed Hostess class packet.

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Teacher Study

"The Why of Priesthood Service" by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"The Priesthood- a Sacred Gift" by President Thomas S. Monson


"Master, the Tempest is Raging"- Hymn #105

"The Priesthood is Restored"- Children's Songbook pg. 89

"Before I Take the Sacrament"- Children's Songbook pg. 73

"I Love to See the Temple"- Children's Songbook pg. 95 or listen to this children's choir.

"Baptism"- Children's Songbook pg. 100

"The Holy Ghost"- Children's Songbook pg. 105

"The Fifth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 125

"Love is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"I Like my Birthdays"- Children's Songbook pg. 104

"A Young Man Prepared"- Children's Songbook pg. 166

"Ye Elders of Israel"- Hymn #319 or listen to this Priesthood choir


Jesus Walks on Water- (about 1 1/2 minutes) Illustrated scripture story

The Power and Authority of God- (about 1 minute) President James E. Faust explains the priesthood

Blessings of the Priesthood (about 3 minutes)- The priesthood is the power of God given to man

Restoration of the Priesthood (about 2 minutes)- Members share how they have been blessed because of the Priesthood



My Primary 2 Lesson 17 handout packet includes

  • Peace, Be Still coloring page
  • Cut out pieces to make your own tempest and calm sea scenes

Click the image to print

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Activity Ideas

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The Priesthood is Restored- Use the figures to make a model or as puppets 

Aaronic Priesthood Activity- Dress the boy appropriately for his Priesthood duties- older kids can to the fill in the blanks too.  

The Power and Authority of God- puzzle (try hiding the pieces before class for a fun activity)

Article of Faith 5- Put the pictures in order

Remember- A memory game or use the pictures to make a collage

Ready for Blessings- Pictures that show how to be reverent and not during a blessing

Time for a Blessing- Pictures to show different types and times for blessings

Lindsay's Priesthood Blessing- Hidden pictures 

The Priesthood- A crossword puzzle so best for the older classes

Priesthood Hidden Scripture- A word puzzle, better for older classes

Priesthood Word Square- Word search, older classes

Prayers and Ordinances- Decode the puzzle, older classes

The Priesthood Helps People- Draw yourself in these pictures where the Priesthood is being used.  

I Believe that the Priesthood Blesses My Life- Color and cut out these figures to the tell as tory

Coloring Pages

Jesus Blesses the Little Children or use this one

Jesus Heals a Man Taken with Palsy (scroll down)

The Power to Baptize and Confirm

My Faith in Jesus Christ Grow

We Receive the Ordinances of Salvation

Priesthood Blessings