What do you normally do to get into the Christmas Spirit?
The holidays are fast approaching! Don’t let this time go past without taking the opportunity to attend all of the amazing LDS events that take place right here in the Salt Lake Valley! We thought we would help you out and list some of our favorite events here:
November 20-21: Bells on Temple Square
This annual holiday concert is a must see! LeAnna Willmore, conductor of Bells on Temple Square, and Larry Smith, associate conductor, will lead the ensemble for several numbers in their presentation of “Celebrate with Joy” at the .
Follow this link for more details on this festive holiday concert: https://www.lds.org/church/events/temple-square-events/2015-bells-on-temple-square-christmas?lang=eng
November 20- January 2: Savior of the World
This incredible event is kicking off this weekend at the conference center, if you have never attended it before we highly recommend it! The musical production Savior of the World is based on scriptural accounts of the birth and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The show features a cast of talented actors, singers, and musicians sharing testimony through drama and song of the divine mission of Jesus Christ, the Son of God and Savior of the world.
According to the director, “the purpose of this production is to testify of Jesus Christ. During the Christmas season, Savior of the World provides a meaningful opportunity for all to remember His birth and Resurrection and renew their devotion to Him.”
Follow the link for more details of showtimes and locations here: https://www.lds.org/church/events/temple-square-events/2015-savior-of-the-world?lang=eng
December 6: First Presidency Christmas Devotional
You do not want to miss a great opportunity to start off this Christmas season right by hearing from the beloved leaders of our church.
The Christmas devotional will feature the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square. Speakers will be chosen from among the leaders of the Church.
For more information about attending this event in person and how to attain tickets follow this link: https://www.lds.org/church/events/temple-square-events/2015-christmas-devotional?lang=eng
December 17, 18, 19: Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert
As if hearing the Mormon Tabernacle Choir wasn’t enough, this year for their christmas concert, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir will be joined by Broadway star Laura Osnes, Martin Jarvis, and will be joined by four Metropolitan Opera soloists—Erin Morley, soprano; Tamara Mumford, mezzo-soprano; Ben Bliss, tenor; and Tyler Simpson, bass—adding a classical dimension to the musical repertoire. Don’t miss out on what will no doubt be an amazing musical event. For more details on these guest performers, dates and ticket sales follow the link below:
We hope as you and your family start into this holiday season make temple attendance a priority, look for ways to serve those around you, strive to bring the spirit of Christ into your homes and your everyday lives, spread the light of Christ with those around you, and hopefully these events are a few good ideas to kick start your brainstorming! As always, you can go to the temple in one of your temple dresses to get into the Christmas spirit.
We will continue to post about any fun ideas or holiday events for you and your family, stay tuned!