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20 Ideas for Week 3 of #LightTheWorld: Light Your Family

20 Ideas for Week 3 of #LightTheWorld: Light Your Family

This year, the Church has split it’s “Light the World” campaign into four distinct weeks, with each focusing on a different sphere you can influence for good.   For the third week of December, we are encouraged to light our families. If you aren’t sure where to begin, here is a list of helpful ideas with varying degrees of time …

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20 Ideas for Week 2 of #LightTheWorld: Light Your Community

Ideas for Week 2 of #LightTheWorld: Light Your Community

This year, the Church has split it’s “Light the World” campaign into four distinct weeks, with each focusing on a different sphere you can influence for good.   For the second week of December, we are encouraged to light our communities. If you aren’t sure where to begin, here is a list of helpful ideas with varying degrees of time …

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Special Light the World FHE Lesson

Special Light the World FHE Lesson

This special Light the World FHE lesson helps prepare for giving throughout the Christmas season! Scripture Matthew 5:14 Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Hymn With Wondering Awe | Hymn #210 1. With wond’ring awe the wisemen saw The star in heaven springing, And with delight, in peaceful night, They …

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Giving Machines Make Charitable Giving This Christmas Season Easy

Giving Machines Make Charitable Giving This Christmas Season Easy

In 2017, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints attempted to transform the traditional vending machine into a symbol of charitable giving. Instead of purchasing a candy bar or snack for yourself, these machines featured everything from socks and eyeglasses to goats and chickens. Passersby simply swiped their cards to purchase essential items for those in need. All donations …

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Watch the FOUR New Light the World Videos Here

Watch the FOUR New Light the World Videos Here

A global Christmas initiative launched by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints encourages people around the world to serve others during the holiday season. The “Light the World” campaign, now in its third year, runs through the end of December 2018. This year’s theme, “Give as He Gave,” invites people to follow the example of the Savior Jesus …

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This Is How Your Goats, Chickens, & Other Donations Lit the World

This Is How Your Goats, Chickens, & Other Donations Lit the World

As part of their Light the World Christmas initiative, the Church placed a special type of vending machine in areas around Salt Lake City. The machines allowed people to purchase goats, chickens, water, first aid supplies, food, and more for those in developing nations around the world. The response was explosive, with people queuing up for hours to make a …

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Thousands Lit the World, Including You

Thousands Lit the World, Including You

As the Christmas season comes to a close, people around the world are reflecting on a month of service. Thousands joined with Mormon.org in their initiative to light the world by doing as Jesus Christ would do for the twenty-five days of Christmas. We have scoured through social media to find the most heart-warming #LIGHTtheWORLD posts. How has lighting the …

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10 Easy & Yummy Recipes for Those Struggling with Self-Care

10 Easy & Yummy Recipes for Those Struggling with Self-Care

Those struggling with serious mental illnesses know how hard it can be to practice good self-care habits. Getting out of bed can feel impossible, let alone eating three nutritious meals a day. As someone with severe clinical depression, I’ve had days where I haven’t eaten a thing and days where I have spent so much food eating out just so …

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel Music Video + Album Review

O Come, O Come Emmanuel Music Video + Album Review

Garth Smith is an LDS pianist who specializes in original arrangements of beloved hymns, has released a new Christmas album, “A Sacred Christmas.” Joining Smith on the album are popular vocalists Callee Reed, Michael Dowdle, the Sun Valley Carolers, and more. In the midst of so many other Christmas CDs, “A Sacred Christmas” stands out for its variety. The album sheds new …

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Watch GENTRI & Friends Perform at an Assisted Living Center

Watch GENTRI & Friends Perform at an Assisted Living Center

The men of GENTRI joined with LDS influencers Lexi Walker, Madilyn Paige, Rob Landes, Nick Johnson, and Clint Pulver to put on an unforgettable show for Fairfield Village, an assisted living center in Layton, Utah. The group provided a powerful montage video of the experience, including snippets of their performances and interviews with those involved. The performance was done in …

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