2017 Primary Sharing Time Theme

2017 Primary Sharing Time Theme
Choose the Right

“Choose you this day whom ye will serve; . . . but as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord” (Joshua 24:15).


  • Theme: Agency Is the Gift to Choose for Ourselves
  • Scripture: “Wherefore, men are free . . . to choose liberty and eternal life, through the great Mediator of all men” (2 Nephi 2:27).
  • Song: "As a Child of God" (pages 28 of the official outline.)

  • Theme: When We Choose the Right, We Are Blessed
  • Scripture: “If ye do keep his commandments he doth bless you and prosper you” (Mosiah 2:22).
  • Song: “Choose the Right”(Hymns, no. 239)

  • Theme: Living Prophets Teach Me to Choose the Right
  • Scripture: “O, remember, my son, and learn wisdom in thy youth; yea, learn in thy youth to keep the commandments of God” (Alma 37:35).
  • Song: “Stand for the Right”(CS, 159)

  • Theme: Jesus Christ Teaches Me to Choose the Right
  • Scripture: “For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you” (John 13:15).
  • Song:Song of your choice about Jesus Christ from the Children's Songbook

  • Theme: I Choose the Right When I Am Baptized and Confirmed
    a Member of the Church
  • Scripture: “Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost” (Acts 2:38).
  • Song: “When I Am Baptized”(CS, 103)

  • Theme: I Choose the Right by Living Gospel Principles
  • Scripture: “I will go and do the things which the Lord hath commanded, for I know that the Lord giveth no commandments unto the children of men, save he shall prepare a way for them that they may accomplish the thing which he commandeth them” (1 Nephi 3:7).
  • Song: “Nephi’s Courage”(CS, 120–21)

  • Theme: I Choose the Right by Living Gospel Principles
  • Scripture: “Wherefore, let us be faithful in keeping the commandments of the Lord” (1 Nephi 3:16).
  • Song: “The Wise Man and the Foolish Man”(CS, 281) or a song of your choice from the Children’s Songbook

  • Theme: I Choose to Fill My Life with Things That Invite the Spirit
  • Scripture: “If there is anything virtuous, lovely, or of good report or praiseworthy, we seek after these things” (Articles of Faith 1:13).
  • Song: “I’m Trying to Be like Jesus”(CS, 78–79)

  • Theme: The Ten Commandments Teach Me to Love God and His Children
  • Scripture: “If thou lovest me thou shalt serve me and keep all my commandments” (D&C 42:29).

  • Theme: Blessings of the Priesthood Are Available to All
  • Scripture: “And also all they who receive this priesthood receive me, saith the Lord” (D&C 84:35).

  • Theme: I Can Choose to Be a Missionary Now
  • Scripture: “And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature” (Mark 16:15).

  • Theme: Jesus Christ Is the Son of God
  • Scripture: “Behold, I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God. I am the life and the light of the world” (D&C 11:28).

    Official 2017 Sharing Time Outline

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