2018 First Presidency’s Christmas Devotional

  • December 2, 2018
December 2, 2018
Conference Center in Salt Lake City, Utah; and via satellite or online streaming

Download video: small, medium, large.

Article Highlights

  • View live on ChurchofJesusChrist.org or the Church satellite system.
  • View later at ChurchofJesusChrist.org/broadcasts.

The First Presidency invites Church members and their friends to participate in the First Presidency’s Christmas devotional broadcast on Sunday, December 2, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. mountain standard 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

The following options are available for viewing the devotional live:

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 approximately three 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. Tickets for the event are sold out. Patrons without tickets are invited to stand by for last-minute seating. The standby line will form at the north gate on Temple Square approximately two hours prior to the scheduled event start time.

Social media sharing

To participate in conversations about the Christmas devotional on Twitter and other social media channels, 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 broadcast.ChurchofJesusChrist.org 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.

Temple Square in December. Photo by Scott Law.