Gathered virtually around the world, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and their families and friends participated in the First Presidency Christmas Devotional on Sunday, Dec. 6.
Speakers included President Russell M. Nelson, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, Elder Brent H. Nielson of the Presidency of the Seventy and Sister Becky Craven, second counselor in the Young Women general presidency.
Here are summaries of their messages:
- President Nelson: ‘Focus on the Savior’
- Elder Holland: ‘The Dreams of Bethlehem’
- Elder Nielson: ‘The Prince of Peace’
- Sister Craven: ‘A Swaddle and a Heavenly Hug’
The program was closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions and featured music by The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square from previous Christmas devotionals.
President Dallin H. Oaks, first counselor in the First Presidency, conducted the devotional. Brother Bradley R. Wilcox, second counselor in the Young Men general presidency, offered the invocation, and the benediction was given by Young Women General President Bonnie H. Cordon.