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President Nelson Expresses Appreciation for All Who Answered Call to Give Thanks

Continue to show gratitude during the Christmas season through “by loving and serving others, one by one,” he added

President Russell M. Nelson expressed appreciation to all those who participated in his week-long invitation to #GiveThanks in a social media post and email message released Sunday, November 29. “I am grateful and humbled that you would join in thanking God for His countless blessings to each of us,” he said.

One way to continue to express gratitude during the Christmas season is through Christlike service, he added, with an invitation to #LighttheWorld “by loving and serving others, one by one.” 

President Russell M. Nelson’s video message and prayer of gratitude on Friday, November 20, reached millions worldwide since its release on YouTube, Facebook and The video can be found in the Gospel Media and the Gospel Library under “Jesus Christ.” Hundreds of thousands of people have acted on his invitation to post on social media using #GiveThanks.

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