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Light the World: LDS Church Launches 2017 Christmas Initiative

Light the World LDS Church Launches 2017 Christmas Initiative

News Release from Mormon Newsroom   Latter-day Saints and their friends around the world are encouraging the public to participate in service opportunities during the Christmas season to celebrate the life of Jesus Christ. The “Light the World” Christmas initiative will reach worldwide audiences beginning Friday, November 24, 2017, and will run through Christmas Day, December 25. The “Light the …

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Jesus Christ and the Loss of Joseph

Jesus Christ and the Loss of Joseph

Not much is known about Joseph of Nazareth. He doesn’t utter a word in canonical scripture. Only the Gospels of Matthew and Luke mention him as part of the Nativity story. The details included tell us he lived in Nazareth as a carpenter and received four visions instructing him in his marriage and family. Joseph disappears from narrative after Christ’s …

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5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas on a Sunday

5 Ways to Celebrate Christmas on a Sunday

Featured Image by FreePik.com This year, Christmas falls on a Sunday. While this can be a great opportunity to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas, finding a balance between festivities and Sabbath Day worship can be difficult. Here are 5 easy ways to celebrate Christmas on a Sunday. Partake of the Sacrament As tempting as it may be to skip …

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“December Song” Cover Reminds Us Service Doesn’t Have to Stop After Christmas

"December Song" Cover Reminds Us Service Doesn't Have to Stop After Christmas

LDS music artist Nadia Khristean creates music for causes. Her songs and music videos are dedicated to spreading awareness, reaching those who feel displaced in life, and helping non-profit organizations get the attention they need to continue. In her latest music video, covers “December Song” as she joins with children to remind us that some of the most important acts of …

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Was Jesus Christ Really Born in December?

Was Jesus Christ Really Born in December?

Since the time of Pope Julius I, when he officially declared the Mass of Jesus or “Christmas” would be celebrated on December 25, Christians around the world have used this day to honor the birth of the Savior. Even though Christmas and the month of December will forever be linked, was Jesus Christ really born in December? Here’s what Church …

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10 Christmas Service Projects for Kids

10 Christmas Service Projects for Kids

For Day 7 of the Church’s #LIGHTtheWORLD Christmas initiative, we are reminded that Jesus suffered the little children to come to him. One of the best ways to minister to children and spend quality time with them this month is to get them involved in service and what the true reason for the season is all about. The Church’s campaign …

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