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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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What If You Need Light in YOUR World?

What If You Need Light in YOUR World?

Today, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are beginning an initiative to bring light into the world through Christ-like acts of service. For the next 25 days, they will feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and mourn with those that mourn. Videos will provide inspiration and scriptures will remind us that Christ is our exemplar. What …

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LDS Vloggers Gather Volunteers to Feed the Homeless in Belgium

LDS Vloggers Gather Volunteers to Feed the Homeless in Belgium

The Wilky Ways are a British family living in Belgium vlogging daily about their lives. Consisting of LDS couple Ethan and Joanna and their adorable sons Leo and Noah, the family wanted to help share the Church’s Christmas initiative to light the world. So, they gathered 41 volunteers to create 350 lunches. The lunches were then passed out to those …

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50 More Service Ideas to Help You Light the World This Christmas

50 More Service Ideas to Help You Light the World This Christmas

Last year, we gathered together 50 easy service ideas to inspire others to light the world and join the Church in spreading true Christmas cheer. This year, the Church has continued the initiative, stating: “The teachings of Jesus Christ show us a pattern of service for our lives. Apply these 25 teachings over the 25 days of Christmas to brighten …

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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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