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3 Inspiring Light the World Stories

3 Inspiring Light the World Stories

Light the World has become a powerful Christmas tradition, inspiring Latter-day Saints around the world to serve as Jesus Christ would. Recently, our team at LDS Daily learned more about this year’s upcoming Light the World initiative where countless stories of giving were shared. Here are just three. As you prepare for the holiday season, learn more about how you …

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Watch the Church Deliver $2.3 Million in Checks from #LightTheWorld

Watch the Church Deliver $2.3 Million in Checks from #LightTheWorld

In a touching video from the Church’s official newsroom, Sister Joy D. Jones, Primary general president, and Sister Sharon Eubank, a counselor in the Relief Society general presidency and director of LDS Charities, traveled to distribute a large portion of cheer thanks to the generosity of thousands last December. More than $2.3 million was raised through “giving machines” that were part …

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Giving Machines Bring In Over $2 Million

Giving Machines Bring In Over $2 Million

In a social media post from LDS Charities, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revealed how much the Light the World Giving Machines made in donations throughout the 2018 Christmas season. “Your generosity helped raise $2,309,276 for our local and international partners,” LDS Charities shared. The organization also shared some insights on what people purchased through the machines: 28,801 …

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Church Releases “He Was Born for You” Christmas Video

Church Releases "He Was Born for You" Christmas Video

This Christmas season, regardless of where you are or who you’re with, Christ was born for you. That is the message behind the new video released by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Watch the video below.   To learn more about Jesus Christ during this special season, click here.   Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern …

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20 Ideas for Week 4 of #LightTheWorld: Light Your Faith

20 Ideas for Week 4 of #LightTheWorld: Light Your Faith

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 final week of December, we are encouraged to light our faith in Jesus Christ. If you aren’t sure where to begin, here is a list of helpful ideas. 20 Ways …

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Giving Machines Surpass $1 Million in Donations

Giving Machines Surpass $1 Million in Donations

A symbol of charitable giving, the “Giving Machines” set up by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in conjunction with charities and non-profit organizations worldwide have reached a new record. In a statement originally published by the Church’s newsroom, Church spokesman Daniel Woodruff announced donations had surpassed $1 million dollars across the five machines located in Utah, Arizona, New …

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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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