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12-13-11 Exclusive Holiday Programming from Hope Channel
Christmas specials, new Christmas music, church services, children's programs and more
Hope Channel has expanded its traditional Christmas programming line-up with specials produced by the North American Division. In addition, General Conference president Ted N.C. Wilson will share inspirational thoughts for the church in his annual Christmas message.
Each week in December will offer different top-quality, Christ-centered programming for the whole family.
New this year is God's Christmas Cards. What would God say this year if He sent a Christmas card to Casey Anthony or Tiger Woods? What would He say to Bernie Madoff, John Edwards, or Jaycee Dugard? What would He say to President Obama? What would He say to you?
You’ll find the answer as the North American Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church presents a series of seven different programs on Hope Channel titled God’s Christmas Cards. Dan Jackson, president of the North American Division will present two of the seven programs. The other five programs will be hosted by the five speaker/directors of the division’s media ministries—John Bradshaw of It Is Written, Carlton Byrd of Breath of Life, Frank Gonzalez of La Voz de la Esperanza, Fred Kinsey of Voice of Prophecy, and Mike Tucker of Faith for Today. Watch for God’s Christmas Cards exclusively on Hope Channel each evening at 7:00 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET from December 17 to 23. A schedule of rebroadcast times is available at www.HopeTV.org.
Pastor Ted Wilson, president of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, presents his annual inspirational Christmas message. Revival in Mission airs December 23 at 5:00 p.m. and December 24 at 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Also new this year is a new collection of Christmas music from artists that have appeared in previous My Story, My Song holiday programs. My Story, My Song Holiday Music airs December 11 to 15, 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., December 18 to 22 at 6:00 p.m., and December 19 to 23 at 2:00 p.m.
In addition to family favorites like All Is Bright, Love’s Pure Light, Christmas at Cadillac Jack’s, and concerts from Fountain View Academy, viewers will also be treated to special episodes of Really Living, Naturally Gourmet, Parker’s Puzzle, Our Children First, Adventist Mission and an encore presentation of My Story, My Song with a diverse collection of music, interviews with various artists, and heart-warming Christmas stories read by Joe Wheeler. You’ll also enjoy holiday specials from your favorite singers at Morning Song Music, and pastors from well-known ministries like It is Written, Amazing Facts, Voice of Prophecy, The Quiet Hour, and Faith For Today.
Here’s just a sample of the diverse program line-up on Hope Channel:
Christmas at Cadillac Jack’s
All is Bright
Love’s Pure Light
Maniilaq, The Eskimo Prophet
Bethlehem: Year Zero
Faces Around the Manger
The Seventh Day
Church Services and Pageants:
Pioneer Memorial Church
Sacramento Central Church
|Concerts and Music:
Fountain View Academy
My Story, My Song
Morning Song Music’s Christmas
Sounds of the Season
Especially for Children:
Prince of Peace
The First Christmas
Parker’s Puzzle Christmas Special
Hope Channel is on DIRECTV channel 368 and available to more than 19 million subscriber households. It is also on the popular Glorystar Christian Satellite TV channel 104. Hope Church Channel is on Glorystar channel 124. Viewers can also watch either channel via the Hope Channel app available at the iTunes store or online at www.HopeTV.org. Check scheduled air times for your area at www.HopeTV.org.