Annual Christmas Devotional held Sunday at Conference Center

Dec 5, 2021, 8:08 PM
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SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints held its annual Christmas Devotional Sunday evening at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City.

The Christmas Devotional featured messages from Church leaders, as well as music from the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

Time and talents are gifts

Sister Michelle D. Craig, first counselor in the Young Women general presidency, talked about the gifts in this life that we have already be given.

“Some of the very best gifts are gifts of our time and talents,” Sister Craig said. “I believe such gifts are holy gifts.”

‘Publishers of peace’

Elder W. Mark Bassett, a General Authority Seventy also spoke Sunday evening. Elder Bassett encouraged everyone to always be ‘publishers of peace.’

“You and I make a difference in today’s troubled world as we strive to be peacemakers,” Elder Bassett said. “Let us faithfully publish peace.”

Elder Dale G. Renlund, of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, along with President Henry B. Eyring, second counselor in the First Presidency, also spoke Sunday evening.

Elder Renlund’s message was about coming closer to Christ during the holiday season.


President Eyring spoke of peace this holiday season.


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