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First Presidency Releases 2020 Christmas Message

First Presidency Releases 2020 Christmas Message

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has released a special Christmas message. The true spirit of Christmas comes because of the Christ. The true spirit of Christmas is in the angel’s announcement. “For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord” (Luke 2:11). The …

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The Prophet Speaks On Gratitude, Extends 2 Invitations

The Prophet Speaks On Gratitude, Extends 2 Invitations

Russell M. Nelson, a global faith leader and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has a new message of hope, healing and unity to help lift us out of the depths of COVID-19 and eradicate other plagues such as hatred and incivility. The prophet has offered a prayer of gratitude and also invited everyone, everywhere, to do …

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How to Watch President Nelson’s Message of Hope & Healing

How to Watch President Nelson's Message of Hope & Healing

On November 20, 2020, the prophet of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will give a live video message of hope and healing to the world. President Russell M. Nelson will speak for 11 minutes, beginning at 11 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time. The official video preview reads: In his 96 years of life, President Russell M. Nelson of …

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Young Women Celebrate 150 Years With Face to Face Broadcast

Young Women Celebrate 150 Years With Face to Face Broadcast

Members of the Young Women general presidency joined with members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Sunday for a Face to Face broadcast. The virtual event marked the 150th anniversary of the Young Women organization. “It also comes at a unique time because we’re right in the middle of a pandemic,” said Sister Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women general president, …

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Church Officially Launches Light the World Christmas Initiative

Church Officially Launches Light the World Christmas Initiative

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially launched its global 2020 Christmas initiative. Ideas for ways to serve others and light the world during this year’s Christmas season are now available on LightTheWorld.org. Resources on the website include a new shareable video titled “Hope Shines Bright.” “2,000 years ago, people found hope in a star,” states the video. …

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President Nelson Announces Special Video Message of Hope & Healing

President Nelson Announces Special Video Message of Hope & Healing

Russell M. Nelson, prophet and president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will share a special video message with the world on November 20, 2020, at 11 a.m. MST. This 11-minute video will focus on ways we can find hope and healing through Jesus Christ during this time of significant global fracture and instability. It will be published on …

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Church Provides Progress Update on New Hymnbooks

Church Provides Progress Update on New Hymnbooks

In June 2018, the Church announced it would make significant changes to its official Hymnbook and Children’s Songbook. As part of the process, members around the world were invited to submit original hymns and songs of their own for consideration. For the last year, the committees have begun working their way through the submissions and are astounded at the response. …

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Church Launches ‘Become’ App to Help People Everywhere Grow Closer to God

Church Launches ‘Become’ App to Help People Everywhere Grow Closer to God

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has launched a new web-based app to help people everywhere engage in daily actions to grow closer to God. The app is called “Become” and can be found at become.org. Through simple, self-guided “paths,” users can choose to go through short engaging activities to learn more about basic spiritual truths. In longer experiences …

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Elder Holland Encourages Vocal Prayers in New #HearHim Video

Elder Holland Encourages Vocal Prayers in New #HearHim Video

In the latest video in “How I Hear Him” series about learning to hear Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ speak to us through the Holy Ghost, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland explains how vocalizing our prayers can foster greater communication with God. “We need to carve out time—good time, high priority time—when we can kneel, if possible, and be vocal. Say the words. I believe that …

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Here’s Our First Look at #LightTheWorld 2020

3 Inspiring Light the World Stories

At this time of great global need, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging people to bring light to the world this Christmas season through simple, meaningful acts of service. “During these unique and troubling times, we have the opportunity to make a difference in small and natural ways,” said Elder Marcus B. Nash, a General Authority …

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