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The History of the Christmas Nativity Set

The History of the Christmas Nativity Set

You’ll find them in homes, shopping malls, and empty fields. Some fill entire church chapels while others are small enough to fit in a thimble. No matter their size, shape, or make, they stand as one of the most beloved symbols of the holiday season. The nativity scene, or creche as it is often called, is an enduring reminder of …

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RootsTech 2016 Announces Opening Day Keynotes, Bruce Feiler and Paula Williams Madison

RootsTech 2016 Announces Opening Day Keynotes, Bruce Feiler and Paula Williams Madison

  RootsTech, the largest family history conference in the world, announced today the first three keynote speakers in its all-star lineup for RootsTech 2016. The first general session (Thursday, February 4, 2016) will feature three inspiring speakers, which include New York Times bestselling author Bruce Feiler, award-winning journalist Paula Williams Madison, and the president and CEO of FamilySearch International, Stephen …

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Jesus and Jack-o-Lanterns – Halloween FHE Lesson

Jesus and Jack-o-Lanterns - Halloween FHE Lesson

Scripture D&C 50:24 That which is of God is light; and he that receiveth light, and continueth in God, receiveth more light; and that light groweth brighter and brighter until the perfect day. Hymn Shine On, Children’s Songbook, Pg. #144 1. My light is but a little one, My light of faith and prayer; But lo! it glows like God’s …

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10 Easy Tricks for a Sweet and Spirit-Filled Halloween

10 Easy Tricks for a Sweet and Spirit-Filled Halloween

  Halloween. A time of candy, endless Hocus Pocus reruns, and pumpkin guts on your fingers. For the most part, Halloween is a pretty harmless holiday. Still, many people wonder how they can celebrate Halloween and still enjoy the Spirit. Here are 10 tips to help you keep your festivities positive and focused on the gospel! 1. Celebrate the provisions of …

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Don’t Miss the Largest Family History Event in the World!

Don't Miss the Largest Family History Event in the World!

  Do you love family history? Then don’t miss the largest family history event in the world. Hosted by FamilySearch, RootsTech is a global conference where the leading innovators, researchers, and family history enthusiasts gather together to celebrate the connections made across generations by family history. RootsTech 2016 will be held on February 3-6, 2016 at the Salt Palace Convention …

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How Manners Make Heavenly Father Happy – FHE Lesson

How Manners Make Heavenly Father Happy - FHE Lesson

Scripture 1 Peter 3:8 Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another, love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous. Hymn I’m Trying to Be Like Jesus, Children’s Songbook Pg. #78 1. I’m trying to be like Jesus; I’m following in his ways. I’m trying to love as he did, in all that I do and say. …

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Mercy River Creates New Song for Learning LDS Apostles

Mercy River Creates New Song for Learning LDS Apostles

Whitney Permann, one of the members of the LDS music trio Mercy River, has created a fun new song to help you and your family remember the names of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. Permann has been creating the songs since her oldest child was three. In the blog post where she posted the video, she …

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What Fall Leaves Teach Us About Jesus Christ – FHE Lesson

What Fall Leaves Teach Us About Jesus Christ - FHE Lesson

Scripture Ecclesiastes 3:1 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Hymn Come unto Jesus, Hymn #117 1. Come unto Jesus, ye heavy laden, Careworn and fainting, by sin oppressed. He’ll safely guide you unto that haven Where all who trust him may rest. 2. Come unto Jesus; He’ll ever heed you, …

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3 Things You HAVE to Know When Starting Your Food Storage

3 Things You HAVE to Know When Starting Your Food Storage

This article was written by James Tolboe, co-founder of Valley Food Storage. James has always had a passion for his family and helping people. After researching the industry he realized that by teaming up with Bob and Wayne he could make a real difference working with Valley Food Storage. You can usually find James with his family up a canyon …

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