News Release

The Spirit of Christmas Welcomes Community and Friends

Christmas came early this year for the Campbelltown Community. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Macarthur Stake (Diocese) Invited their community to The Spirit of Christmas Open House.

Several representatives from other faiths participated in a bus tour organised by the Afghan Fajar Association. They were joined by Masood Chowdhury, Campbelltown Councillor and local Church leader President Braden Murrin.

President Murrin escorted the interfaith group through the building answering questions about the Mormon Church. They concluded the tour with a meal prepared by the members of the congregation.


More than 500 visitors enjoyed the day viewing the beautifully decorated church auxiliary rooms and the dozens of Nativity displays including a “live” Nativity. A music program provided by members of the community was enjoyed by all.


Children and families were delighted by the fun-filled afternoon of Christmas activities.  

 The day concluded with the Macarthur congregation presenting Uniting and Wollondilly Community Links bags of food and presents for people in need within the community.

The Scouts also received a donation of camping equipment for the local scout troop for disabled children.

During this Christmas season, Macarthur Stake has focused on ways they can #LIGHTtheWORLD, and so can you.


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