The Christmas season is a time to celebrate family, blessings, and most importantly, the birth of Jesus Christ. In a highly-materialized market, it can be hard for family and friends to find gifts to remind people of the true reason for the season. In an effort to help, we’ve gathered our top picks of LDS products and gifts that are sure to bring a smile…and the spirit.
Looking for a unique, but memorable gift for a priesthood holder? Consider the Bethlehem Olive Wood Oil Vial. These oil vials are made from centuries-old, authentic Bethlehem Olive Wood direct from the Holy Land. Because the oil vials are made from stabilized wood, it means they won’t warp or crack. Each vial is a one-of-a-kind creation and is turned by hand on a lathe and polished to a fine, glossy finish. The color and design of every vial is unique. The actual vial slides out of the container and has an applicator that makes it easy to retrieve a single drop. You can get it for $20.99 here.
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Truly a radio for any emergency with multiple power sources, flashlights, cell phone charging tips, and more! With the Voyager™, you can stay up-to-date by listening to FM, AM, Shortwave, or 7 pre-set NOAA weather band frequencies. Keep the radio powered by using a built-in adjustable solar panel, winding the hand-crank, inserting 3-AA batteries, or connecting an external power source through the USB or AC adapter ports*. With 5 built-in LED lights, the Voyager™ also gives you light in time of need. You can even listen to music or weather updates with the USB port or use it to charge your cell phone or mp3 player. You don’t have to wonder what’s going on during an emergency, stay connected with the easy-to-use Voyager ™ radio. Get it here for $49.95.
This stylish tie clip is the perfect addition to your Sunday suit. It features “Choose the Right” engraved on the tie clip as a subtle, yet fashionable reminder to make good choices. You can get it here for $5.99. There are many other styles available, including a gold version, Called to Serve tie clips, and CTR tie clips.
This temple bag comes in fun, fashionable colors, including mustard, raspberry, and taupe and is perfect for women of the Church. Made of quality synthetic leather, this bag will last for years. The bag features a interlocking clasp to securely hold temple ceremonial clothing, along with 2 separate pockets for socks, shoes, or other accessories. The secure metal hook and nylon side snaps allow the bag to be hung from a locker, keeping the bottom secured in a horizontal position. They are each $49.99 and you can get them here: Mustard | Raspberry | Taupe
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Al Fox Carraway has spent the last four years inspiring the world with her story of conversion, redemption, and finding faith. As a blogger and award-winning public speaker, her message has reached millions. This up-close look at her life will show you what it means to truly trust in the Lord. It is available here on sale for only $17.10.
Celebrate your family with this beautiful charm necklace. Customize your charm necklace with up to 6 initial charms, plus the Salt Lake Temple charm. Each charm is hand-engraved on quality, surgical-grade stainless steel to make make your necklace unique and one of a kind. This necklace comes on a beautiful 20″ curb link chain. It is on sale right now for $17.99.
An LDSBookstore.com exclusive, this modern CTR ring is perfect for women of all ages looking to express their faith in a fashionable way. The ring is made of durable stainless steel and has a beautiful rose gold finish. The design features an open CTR shield. From young women to sister missionaries to your leaders at Church, this ring makes a perfect gift for others. You can get it here on sale for $14.99.
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Lane Speer is a 16 year old girl who spends her family vacations camping in the mountains. She takes the memories for granted until she loses her father to an unexpected bout with cancer. Only a year later, as Lane is still reeling from her father’s death, he mother re-marries a guy that Lane hardly knows. Worst of all, he is a Mormon. To top it off, while they are on their honeymoon, they arrange to have her stay with her Mormon step-aunt who takes her away to a bible-themed girls camp with a bunch of young Mormon girls. Confronted with memories of camping with her family, she tries to find peace with her new surroundings and deal with the death of her father. You can get it here for 15% off.
365 questions, 6 years, 8 values, 2,190 answers. This Q&A journal is designed especially for the LDS young woman with some questions inspired by Young Women values and others that are just for fun. In only minutes each day, the writer can track her thoughts, her hopes, and the growth in her testimony as she navigates a busy life from Beehive to Laurel and beyond. Buy it here for $17.99.
Boys can be hard to shop for, but with this t-shirt you will definitely be labeled as cool. A playful spoof of the hit movie Guardians of the Galaxy, this t-shirt is a best-seller and comes in small to extra-extra large. Peter Quill has nothing on President Monson. Get it here for $14.95.
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Our collection of CTR rings in a multitude of fictional languages are perfect for teens with their pulse on pop culture. With rings featuring languages from The Lord of the Rings, Dr. Who, Star Trek, Star Wars, and more, you’re sure to find a fan favorite. You can check out the entire collection, as well as our rings in real languages, here.
Truly unique and expertly engraved, this special oil is perfect for those who have been newly ordained or are leaving on missions.
It features the official instructions for the priesthood ordinances of anointing and sealing a blessing with consecrated oil. The screw-close key ring keeps this vial secured to your keys. The smaller glass vial inside prevents the oil from turning color and keeps oil fresh. It comes in both gold and silver finishes. Get one here for only $17.99.
These plastic figurines are excellent for teaching scripture stories and values to young children. There are multiple characters to choose from, including Lehi, Sariah, Nephi, Captain Moroni, Samuel the Lamanite, Ammon, and more. Other figures include missionaries and other popular LDS symbols. You can view the entire collection here!
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Enjoy four of your favorite Living Scriptures remastered and digitally restored on DVD. These four special DVDs include ‘Journey to the Promised Land’, ‘John the Baptist’, ‘Esther’ and ‘The Joseph Smith Story’. The Complete Learning System™ with enhanced DVD features include adventure quizzes with 3 skill levels and movie clips, optional scripture reference subtitles, and English and Spanish subtitles. These DVDs play both English and Spanish audio that can be played in DVD players worldwide. Enjoy over 120 minutes of total run-time with your family! Get it here for only $14.99.
Meal time will be even more special with these fun and spiritual placemats. The collection features placemats with missionary, temple, and prophet designs. Each is made of the highest quality materials. You can see the entire collection here. Each placemat is only $8.99.
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square join the Muppets® from Sesame Street® and guest vocalist Santino Fontana (the voice of Prince Hans in the popular Disney movie Frozen) in a celebration of the spirit of Christmas. Fontana makes his entrance on this beautifully produced show in a hot air balloon surrounded by large toy airplanes that drop from the ceiling as the Choir opens with the number “The Candyman/Pocketful of Miracles.” Other standout moments are a duet with the Count and the Choir’s organist, Richard Elliott, to the tune of “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” a medley of songs from Seasame Street® as well as the popular “Keep Christmas With You,” and hilarious hijinks and banter from the Muppets® from Sesame Street® throughout the show. This show is a world-class performance perfect for all ages as you celebrate the Christmas holiday. You can buy it here for $19.95.
The newest offering from the world wide sensation – The Piano Guys! A Family Christmas contains 12 beautiful tracks of some new and some old but all loved Christmas songs like you have never heard them before and never will again! These guys put their whole heart and soul in every note they play and you can definitely hear the love! Get it here.
Christmastime is filled with thoughts of family, friends, and faith. It is a time to reflect on the true meaning of the holiday and to celebrate the birth of the Savior Jesus Christ. Stars Were Gleaming is the perfect way to set the tone for your holiday celebrations by pairing inspirational poetry, holy scripture, and uplifting quotations with original artwork by renowned artist Greg Olsen. Find it here.
This popular female vocal trio presents a collection of classic Christmas songs performed with their signature tight three-part harmonies and gorgeous production. Mercy River takes us on a journey throughout the album, from the feeling of a hushed winter’s evening on “Still, Still, Still” to the upbeat celebration of the season on “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” This is the perfect album to create a spirit of celebration that centers on the Savior and the true meaning of Christmas. Buy it today!
Looking for something for a missionary? We’ve got a whole separate list here!
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.