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Despite ongoing construction, Temple Square is offering a variety of activities for visitors during the 2022 Christmas season.

Orlando residents in a JustServe club canoed to the rescue after their community flooded.

The First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional ushered in the Christmas season in downtown Salt Lake City, featuring messages of peace and hope.

Messages given by President Dallin H. Oaks, Elder Neil L. Andersen, Elder José A. Teixeira and President Bonnie H. Cordon.

“Christmas is a time to eliminate arrogance and provocation, to subdue criticism, to practice patience, and to de-emphasize differences among people,” President Oaks said.

Stories surrounding the Savior’s birth teach powerful lessons, said Elder Neil L. Andersen.

“Re-centering our focus on Christ during Christmas will provide us a more significant measure of His love in our lives, and a greater capacity to love and serve others,” Elder Teixeira said.

“Jesus Christ was and is our first and forever gift of Christmas,” President Cordon testified during First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional.

As parents and Primary teachers prepare for a new year of “Come, Follow Me,” these 10 videos on teaching strategies for children with disabilities may be helpful.

Here are nine stories from the Church News during the week of Nov. 27 to Dec. 3, 2022.

From the bishops’ storehouse at Welfare Square, the Presiding Bishopric talks about the Church’s worldwide welfare and humanitarian efforts.

The big red vending machines which allows participants to give, instead of take, launched on Saturday, Nov. 26, in Brisbane, Australia

A heart full of Christmas brings the lasting, peaceful feelings of love, joy, hope and the spirit of giving, even the Spirit of Christ, Lloyd Newell shares in this week’s “Music & the Spoken Word” with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

Latter-day Saints have been encouraged by Church leaders to find ways to naturally share the gospel. It’s easier than you think.

The Church’s South America South Area held its first “MeetUp,” a one-day youth conference, simultaneously in more than 100 locations in Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. Here’s what happened.

Born Dec. 3, 1940, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland has served as an Apostle since 1994

Latter-day Saints invite others to “come and see” the Midland Nativity Exhibit’s 26th year.

Church leaders posting on social media this week include President M. Russell Ballard sharing about his mission, Elder David A. Bednar on why children are precious gifts and President Johnson reflects on her recent ministry in in Argentina, Paraguay and Chile.

The Sikh festival in Yuba City attracts an estimated 100,000 people and is considered to be one of the largest gatherings of Sikhs outside India.

Elder Jason Hallock provided hats to patrons of the Springville Utah Bishops’ Storehouse.

Hundreds of families received pantry staples and Thanksgiving food items.

The Presiding Bishopric talks about how Latter-day Saint temples are identified, designed and constructed.

“You are a powerful generation,” Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon tells youth in the Asia North Area.

A dusty Hummel Nativity and Elder Andersen’s words to the “Savior of the World” cast show Sarah Jane Weaver the value of treating the reason for Christmas as a priceless treasure.

“Except for stake presidents and bishops, all married members called to YSA positions should be considered for release,” notice states.

Christmas lights are back at the Mesa Arizona Temple and Washington D.C. Temple grounds, plus lights are on at Temple Square and Temple Hill in Oakland, California.

Watch seven videos that have been published as part of #LightTheWorld, beginning with the 2022 video “The World Needs Your Light.”

More than 100,000 participate in country-wide event marking the beginning of the Christmas season in Mexico.

See the unwrapping celebrations as the 2022 Giving Machines open in 28 locations across the U.S. and around the world for #LightTheWorld

During a devotional for Ensign College, Sister Craven summarized the lessons in three phrases — “First in. Stand firm. Last to leave.”