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Church Officially Launches Light the World Christmas Initiative

Church Officially Launches Light the World Christmas Initiative

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially launched its global 2020 Christmas initiative. Ideas for ways to serve others and light the world during this year’s Christmas season are now available on LightTheWorld.org. Resources on the website include a new shareable video titled “Hope Shines Bright.” “2,000 years ago, people found hope in a star,” states the video. …

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Here’s Our First Look at #LightTheWorld 2020

3 Inspiring Light the World Stories

At this time of great global need, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is encouraging people to bring light to the world this Christmas season through simple, meaningful acts of service. “During these unique and troubling times, we have the opportunity to make a difference in small and natural ways,” said Elder Marcus B. Nash, a General Authority …

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New Videos Shows Church Distributing Light the World Donations

New Videos Shows Church Distributing Light the World Donations

After raising more than $6.3 million for charity throughout the Christmas season, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint has released a video showing many of the funds being delivered around the world. The video also highlights the benefits these donations are having to the recipients. The money was raised by the Church’s Giving Machines as part of it’s …

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Final Giving Machine Donation Total Released and It’s Staggering

Final Giving Machine Donation Total Released and It's Staggering

In an update from the Church Newsroom, the final report for the Light the World Giving Machines has been released. Givers worldwide generously donated $6,281,121 to designated charities by purchasing 255,814 items for those in need from Giving Machines. Known for their bright red color and interesting donations, the Giving Machines allowed passerbys to purchase items for both local and …

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Giving Machine Donations Total Near $3.9 Million

Giving Machine Donations Total Near $3.9 Million

The unmistakable red Giving Machines have become a popular part of Light the World, a global effort hosted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to share love and joy during the Christmas season. In its fourth year, Light the World: One by One hosted 10 Giving Machines around the world in 2020. In a news release this …

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Church Releases “The Christ Child: A Nativity Story”

Church Releases "The Christ Child: A Nativity Story"

This new depiction of the Nativity story recounts in beautiful detail the sacred events found in the Bible about Jesus’s birth over 2,000 years ago. Journey with Joseph and Mary from Nazareth to Bethlehem. Witness the awe of the shepherds in the plains of Judea. Feel the joy of the wise men as they kneel before the Light of the …

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New Light the World: One by One Resources Released

New Light the World One by One Resources Released

More resources are being unveiled about Light the World: One by One effort by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Most excitedly, a new trailer has dropped highlighting the “one by one” focus for 2019. Participants are encouraged to think of someone every day who they can help or invite, and serve as the Savior did, one by …

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Light the World Giving Machines Will Be in 10 Locations

Giving Machines Surpass $1 Million in Donations

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will place Giving Machines in 10 locations across the world this Christmas season, further expanding its efforts to #LightTheWorld by encouraging people to perform instant acts of service that make a difference in others’ lives. “This year we will be adding new locations for our Giving Machines,” said Elder Brent H. Nielson, …

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What You Need to Know About Light The World 2019: One by One

What You Need to Know About Light The World 2019: One by One

Since 2016, Light the World has inspired millions around the world to give back throughout the Christmas season. This year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offers the specific invitation to light the world one person at a time. Here is what we know so far about Light the World 2019: One by One. The Christ Child This …

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