Christmas

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By  LDS Living
December 23, 2021 09:40 AM MST
Celebrate the season with a cozy movie night!
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December 22, 2021 08:00 AM MST
This is a true story about a family at Christmastime—a mother and father who, in the night of their deepest despair, discovered the healing light of hope.
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December 20, 2021 07:00 AM MST
From enjoying musical celebrations to listening to the words of our living prophet, here are six Christmas events watch on-demand right now!
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December 19, 2021 12:39 PM MST
Over 30 years ago, John Bytheway read a Church News editorial by William B. Smart titled, “The Three Levels of Christmas.”
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December 17, 2021 05:57 PM MST
BYU religion professor Eric Huntsman shares the grief he felt when his grandfather died and how the story of Simeon brought him comfort.
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December 17, 2021 11:56 AM MST
The Bonner Family has released a smile-inducing new music video for their song “Let’s Light the World.”
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December 17, 2021 09:00 AM MST
For the December 18 “Light the World” prompt, here are six of our favorite Christmas songs performed by Latter-day Saint artists.
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December 16, 2021 02:29 PM MST
These heartfelt poems connect Christmas with the cross, and bring perspectives on Mary that only women can.
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December 16, 2021 12:40 PM MST
The Bonner Family has released a new music video for the popular hymn, “How Great Thou Art.”
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December 16, 2021 09:32 AM MST
How can you personally reach out and help others experience the light of Jesus Christ this Christmas?
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December 15, 2021 10:49 AM MST
A new Tabernacle Choir music video features heavyweight talent that will be appreciated by Broadways buffs and 90s TV fans alike.
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December 14, 2021 04:00 PM MST
After realizing neither he nor his children really remember the presents of Christmas past, Matt created a simple tradition that changes his family's Christmastime practices forever.
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December 14, 2021 01:15 PM MST
The full 2-hour Christmas special from “The Chosen” will air on BYUtv on Sunday, December 19th.
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December 14, 2021 09:00 AM MST
The 2021 Light the World campaign so far has included Giving Machines, Jeepneys, missionary service projects and more.
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Fun
By  LDS Living
December 13, 2021 08:00 AM MST
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care … and they were full of Christmas goodies! Here are 15 irresistible stocking stuffers you can give this year.
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December 13, 2021 07:00 AM MST
This 1977 article contains several thought-provoking Christmas gems, presented in a way that only Elder Jeffrey R. Holland can.
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Fun
By  LDS Living
December 11, 2021 09:00 AM MST
Is Santa Claus a part of your Christmas tradition? Check out these charming and insightful stories from Church leaders about old Saint Nick.
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December 10, 2021 12:00 PM MST
See how one young mother kept the magic of Christmas while helping her children focus on what matters most during the season.
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December 10, 2021 09:14 AM MST
“20 Years of Christmas with the Tabernacle Choir” will start airing next week. Here's where you can watch it:
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December 10, 2021 09:00 AM MST
Some people who will be alone for the holidays are just hoping to endure. But there are some ways to manage this experience and find joy.
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December 10, 2021 08:00 AM MST
Past performances have included “The 12 Days of Christmas” with the Count from Sesame Street to an epic organ trio of “We Three Kings.”
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December 09, 2021 06:00 PM MST
There were not enough parcels to give one to every man. So the commandant had come up with another solution—they would hold a raffle.
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December 09, 2021 10:00 AM MST
Did you know that the Tabernacle Choir recordings and performances have been included in some major Hollywood films?
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December 08, 2021 10:24 AM MST
Near the end of his mission, then-Elder M. Russell Ballard felt compelled to buy a women’s pink sweater set he saw in a street shop, but he had no idea to whom he would give it until later.
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By  Emily Abel
December 08, 2021 09:41 AM MST
The pandemic hasn't stopped The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square from again reaching the top of the Billboard charts.
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December 07, 2021 10:30 AM MST
COVID may be the Grinch determined to steal Christmas this year. But here’s a silver lining: 2021 could be the year we focus more than ever on the reason we truly celebrate Christmas.
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December 06, 2021 07:00 AM MST
President Henry B. Eyring said the spirit of Christmas is “the joy that comes in worshiping and loving the Lord Jesus Christ.”
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Fun
By  LDS Living
December 06, 2021 07:00 AM MST
Check out our list of holiday decor that will help brighten and warm your home while still reminding you of the true meaning of Christmas.
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December 03, 2021 12:00 PM MST
Despite concerns about how they’d affect the health of Temple Square’s trees, thousands of lights went up in 1965, and they've been a beloved tradition ever since.
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By  Emily Abel
December 03, 2021 11:22 AM MST
BYU Noteworthy's new music video, "What Child Is This" has a special addition to the arrangement that is going to give you goosebumps.
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December 02, 2021 02:59 PM MST
For the first time ever, an animated nativity will be projected on the ceiling of the Salt Lake Tabernacle.
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December 02, 2021 11:08 AM MST
The Church’s youth channel recently released a new album for Christmas 2021 titled “A Savior is Born.”
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December 02, 2021 10:35 AM MST
On her daytime talk show, the Emmy-nominated actress featured the Church’s Giving Machines and said she’d be paying them a visit soon.
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December 02, 2021 07:30 AM MST
Here are some easy ways to connect to the spirit of the season and participate in the top-caliber performances that come from Temple Square during the holidays.
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December 02, 2021 07:00 AM MST
If your home or your heart is feeling Grinch-y, here are 5 of our favorite uplifting quotes about the true, celebratory reason for the season.
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By  Emily Abel
December 01, 2021 01:20 PM MST
Sister Harriet Uchtdorf and her daughter Antje give a taste of the magic of Christmas in Germany on this week’s episode of the Church News podcast.
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December 01, 2021 11:18 AM MST
There are 3 different daily service calendars: one for general service ideas, one especially for kids, and one you can customize with your own ideas.
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December 01, 2021 11:05 AM MST
Here’s a look back at the last five years of Christmas devotionals and some of our favorite stories that were shared.
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December 01, 2021 08:00 AM MST
This original Russian tale is a beautiful reminder that the Savior was born and He lives now.
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By  Emily Abel
November 30, 2021 06:04 PM MST
The 2021 Light the World Giving Machines in New York City will move from their former Manhattan Temple site to the more prominent Rockefeller Center.
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November 30, 2021 12:01 PM MST
For the first time, members worldwide are invited to watch a special Christmas concert produced by the Church’s Europe Area.
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The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following Christmas message on Friday, November 26:
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By  LDS Living
November 29, 2021 07:00 AM MST
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By  LDS Living
November 26, 2021 05:00 AM MST
Here's some of our favorite Christmas albums from Latter-day Saint artists that you won't get tired of anytime soon!
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By  LDS Living
November 22, 2021 10:00 AM MST
With savings of up to 70%, you’ll be sure to find a meaningful gift for everyone on your list.
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November 19, 2021 04:22 PM MST
How has the Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square put on magical Christmas concerts for 20 years? Conductors Mack Wilberg and Ryan Murphy share their thoughts.
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November 18, 2021 10:00 AM MST
Looking for a simple and inexpensive way to let your ministering friends and families know you’re thinking of them this holiday season? Check out some of these great gift ideas.
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November 18, 2021 09:12 AM MST
This year the Church is inspiring millions around the world to be a part of the greatest story ever told—the story of the Savior’s birth—and to light the world with love.
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By  LDS Living
November 11, 2021 11:08 AM MST
Not all Christmases look the same year to year and family to family. So, whether you’re looking for a quiet moment alone, lively festivities with family and friends, or anything in between, here are a few traditions that you might like to start with your family.
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November 10, 2021 12:44 PM MST
A letter to Church leaders this week asked that Church services on Sunday, December 26, 2021, should be limited to sacrament meeting only.
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November 08, 2021 11:25 AM MST
Front man for rock band Imagine Dragons, Dan Reynolds became the first to donate to the 2021 Light the World Giving Machine just outside Las Vegas, Nevada. See photos and video of the event here:
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November 08, 2021 08:00 AM MST
With all the hustle and bustle of the season, make sure to share the true spirit of Christmas with your family. As the weather gets colder and Christmas gets closer, settle in and read these fantastic Christmas books with your children.
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November 05, 2021 01:17 PM MDT
While Christmas traditions vary widely from country to country, there is one small tradition that you'll see almost anywhere in the world where the birth of the Savior is celebrated: the Nativity.
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November 05, 2021 10:38 AM MDT
To honor and celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, the creators of The Chosen have created a special Christmas episode. “The Messengers” will feature the familiar story of the birth of Christ as told from the perspective of Mary and Joseph.
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November 04, 2021 10:03 AM MDT
Download a free printable study guide with scriptures to go along with the 25 unique names of Christ featured on the Immanuel Wreath.
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By  LDS Living
November 02, 2021 05:08 PM MDT
To help you get your Christmas shopping done early this year, here are some gift ideas for your family members.
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November 01, 2021 10:22 AM MDT
Light the World Giving Machines will be available in 10 locations across the United States for people to donate to dozens of local and global charity organizations this Christmas season.
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November 01, 2021 09:20 AM MDT
Gather with family as beloved artists and musicians bring you an evening full of your favorite holiday music, storytelling, and Christmas cheer.
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By  LDS Living
October 28, 2021 08:00 AM MDT
It might seem early, but now is the time to send gifts to ensure that they arrive before Christmas. Here is the perfect gift guide full of inspiring and affordable gifts for your missionary.
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By  LDS Living
October 26, 2021 01:23 PM MDT
While most snail mail has gone the way of the floppy disk or phone book, sending a Christmas card is a sure way to continue a long-time tradition, send warm holiday wishes, and make sure your family and friends get something in their mailboxes besides bills and junk mail.
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