Church News: About the cover

"The Holy Family," a painting by Mary Lou Burgoyne depicts the baby Jesus, Mary and Joseph as a "touching, loving family with father included as an important part of that family." Sister Burgoyne, who is now serving a full-time mission with her husband, Charles, in the offices of the Europe West Area, painted the scene upon a challenge to "more abundantly bring the spirit of Christ" into her home for the Christmas season.

To commemorate the birth of the Savior, the Church News in this week's issue gives two accounts of how Latter-day Saints are keeping Christ the central figure of the holiday season.The article is on page 4.