Online Event

2020 First Presidency Christmas Devotional

President Russell M. Nelson Christmas Devotional 2019
President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints speaks during the First Presidency’s Christmas devotional at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City on Sunday, December 2, 2018. Photo by Qiling Wang, courtesy of Church News.© 2020 Deseret News Publishing Company.

The First Presidency invites Church members and their friends to participate in the First Presidency’s Christmas devotional broadcast on Sunday, December 6, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. mountain standard time or December 7, 2020 at 8:00 am, Phililppine time.

The program, originating from the Conference Center, will include Christmas messages by General Authorities and General Officers of the Church.

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will provide the music.

View Live

View a livestream of the devotional on December 6 at the following locations:

Various other stations and internet sites throughout the world will also carry the devotional. Check local program listings for availability in your area.

Stake Technology Specialists

Stake technology specialists should refer to the Church broadcast schedule when it becomes available several weeks before the event.

Tickets to Live Event

The event at the Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, is free, but tickets are required for admission. Ticket information will be posted on the Temple Square Events page, usually around mid-October. Standby seating is available on a first-come-first-served basis. This line forms about two hours before the event at the north gate on Temple Square.

Social Media Sharing

To participate in conversations about the Christmas devotional on Twitter and other social mediachannels, use #ChristmasDevo.


Video and audio recordings of the devotional—along with text from the messages in English, Spanish, and Portuguese—will also be provided on and in the Gospel Library app within a week. These recordings may be used as part of local unit or family Christmas celebrations and gatherings.

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