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New podcast Hope Helps aims to encourage and inspire

Hope Helps is a new podcast designed to encourage, inspire and help people navigate their lives through the stories of others. As host Charly Burridge-Jones and her guests reflect about the joys and challenges of everyday living, they will uncover ways to strengthen relationships, manage disappointment, serve others, talk about life and even have some fun along the way.

Link to podcast

Take a listen to the Hope Helps trailer which outlines the purpose of the podcast and the topic of the first episode, Hope of the Season which will be posted 15 December. In this first programme, Charly will talk with guests about their unique Christmas experiences and how these experiences share hope. Her first guest is Savannah Stevenson, a wife, new mother and well-known West End actress, who will share what it was like to portray Mary, the mother of Jesus, in an international film version of The New Testament. 

Savannah Stevenson
Savannah Stevenson portrays Mary, the mother of Jesus© 2020 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved.

Other guests in this episode include John Maxwell and Candice MacAllister who will talk with Charly about how they and their friends are finding ways to connect people and hopefully diminish loneliness and isolation during Covid and the Christmas season.

We hope you will tune in on the 15th of December for the first episode of Hope Helps. You can find it at the link above and on Apple, Spotify and other platforms. We’d also appreciate it if you would help us get the word out and share it with your friends and on social media.

The Hope Helps podcast is produced by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Views expressed don’t necessarily reflect the Church’s official position.

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