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Lights, music and a crèche are open throughout December for the public to visit at the Mexico City Mexico Temple and the adjacent visitors’ center.

This week’s study guide introduces the apostle John’s prophecies about the latter days.

A new BYU study shows how reconnecting with God takes place through prayer, feeling His love and the influence of others.

At Christmastime, people tend to think of others a little more kindly and feel more generosity toward other, Lloyd Newell observes in this week’s “Music & the Spoken Word” with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

A longstanding friendship with the Salvation Army in Kissimmee, Florida, meant the Church offered help when a fire gutted the facility in November.

See the Christmas lights at the Church’s temple visitors’ center grounds, including Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Temple Hill in Oakland, Mesa Arizona Temple, Washington D.C. Temple and the Hamilton New Zealand Temple.

Elder Uchtdorf and others post about remembering; others share about gratitude and preparing children for the temple and priesthood service on social media this week.

The 2023 Light the World video “A Silent Night Surprise in Times Square” invites all: “This Christmas share His light by letting your light shine.” Watch the video here and see more ideas of how to #LightTheWorld.

“We must first be committed to the process of coming unto Christ, through repentance, in order to help others make commitments that will bring them closer to Jesus Christ through repentance,” said Bishop L. Todd Budge, second counselor in the Presiding Bishopric.

W. Bradford Wilcox spoke at BYU about how the “Midas mentality” prevents people from choosing family life.

“We all have talents, gifts and abilities that ask for nothing more than the opportunity to blossom and thrive,” the Presiding Bishop taught.

The initiative also includes playing a part in a modern Nativity as part of the theme, “Let your light shine.”

Crowds on Times Square quiet as the Nativity is shared in iconic location.

At the intersection of commerce, tourism and entertainment in the United States, leaders of charitable organizations kicked off the global Giving Machine effort.

The Christmas lights on Temple Square in Salt Lake City were turned on after Thanksgiving. See photos of this year’s light display and find out how to see them and other Temple Square events.

One woman’s story about growing up in a family with struggles, being put in foster care, finding the gospel of Jesus Christ and now offering forgiveness to her birth father.

President Holland’s message in an introductory video shown before open-house tours underscores the blessings of eternal families through temple ordinances.

This week’s study guide includes writings from John the Beloved and from Judas, the brother of Jesus.

More than 3,000 visitors view the display on opening night, “unite in celebrating the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.”

It can be hard to be patient when the wait is long. Like the Wise Men, watch the heavens and keep following the light of the star, observes Lloyd Newell in this week’s “Music & the Spoken Word” with The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square.

Michigan offensive lineman Andrew Gentry is a giant on the field; off the field, he’s a leader in his Latter-day Saint congregation. Here’s how he is balancing it all.

Elder Uchtdorf and Elder Stevenson posted about the power of the temple; others share about missionary service and gratitude on social media this week.

New features this year include an online “service shuffler” to get service ideas and videos featuring beneficiaries of Giving Machines.

More than 1,400 Latter-day Saint missionaries at the Provo MTC assembled meals on Thanksgiving that will be distributed by the Utah Food Bank.

After serving a Latter-day Saint mission, Utah safety Sione Vaki has become one of NCAA football’s most versatile players.

As U.S. families gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, here’s a look back at what Church leaders have taught about gratitude.

A new BYU study reinforces previous research on how the principle of indebtedness elevates gratitude practices.

President Nelson said attending seminary and institute will increase youth and young adults’ sense of belonging — and research agrees.

A fire started in a Latter-day Saint meetinghouse in Chevy Chase, Maryland, Monday afternoon. The roof collapsed on firefighters but they were rescued and none were injured.

This week’s study guide includes the apostle Peter’s declaration that Church members are “a peculiar people” (1 Peter 2:9).