A question that is asked quite often is ‘ Do Mormons celebrate Christmas?’. Mormons accept many Christian beliefs but they have their own set of philosophies, values, and practices. Mormons are religious groups that accept the concepts of Christianity as well as disclosures made by their founder Joseph Smith.
Answering the question, Yes, Mormons do celebrate Christmas. Mormons celebrate two religious festivals: Estar and Christmas. An additional festival which Mormons celebrate is Pioneer Day, on 24 July.
Mormons primarily belong to The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints(LDS), headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah.
A Little More About Mormons
- The Christian Bible, The Book Of Mormon, the Doctrine& Covenants, and the Pearl Of Great Price: Mormons embrace these four different texts.
- According to Mormons, Adam and Eve lived in Daviess Country, Missouri after being driven from Garden Of Eden.
- Mormonism followers do not acknowledge the concept of the Trinity.
- The LDS Church conceders Joseph Smith, a prophet, who founded Mormonism.
- Mormons do not consume alcohol, tobacco, tea, or coffee, and follow a strict lifestyle.
- Mormons conceded themselves as Christians but Christians don’t acknowledge Mormonism as an official fraternity.