Family Home Evening is a program of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where families come together, usually on Monday evenings, to strengthen family relationships and bonds. It is a time to learn about the gospel by sharing experiences and thoughts and doing various activities like family games, service in the neighborhood, sharing talents and other activities that interest the family.
This program, according to Dr. Daniel Mark, an Orthodox Jew and a member of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, is what America needs. And I second him by saying this is what the world needs. In his lecture titled “What Politics Can Learn from the Family: Jews, Latter-day Saints and the Case for Religious Freedom,” he shared his insights on the importance of family in a society and how the examples of Latter-day Saints in family home evenings can impact a society that respects religious freedom. Find out how the blessings of family home evening are being recognized not just by Latter-day Saints but also people from other religious faith.
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