Professor Writes Christmas TV Special

watch "Love's Pure Light" on Blue Mountain Television

The Seventh-day Adventist Church in North America has released its fifth annual Christmas show, “Love’s Pure Light.”

Marilynn Loveless, associate professor of communications and artistic director of WWC’s theatre program, wrote the one-hour television special, in collaboration with Jeff Wood and Donald Davenport.

“Love’s Pure Light” is a sequel to last years show, “All Is Bright,” also developed by Loveless and the writing team. That show received excellent reviews and three awards, including a Bronze Telly.

The story takes place on Christmas Even when a widower’s life is changed by an unopened gift his wife gave him five years ago. The musical drama stars Joseph Campanella, Ruta Lee, and Patty Cabrera. Special musical guests are four-time Grammy winner Deniece Williams, Rudy, Micelli, and Sandy Wyman Johnson. The production was filmed at the Adventist Media Center in Simi Valley, Calif.

“Love’s Pure Light” will be shown on the Hallmark Channel on December 24, on the ABC affiliate in New York City, and at various times on the Hope Channel.

See for a list of times when you can watch “Love’s Pure Light” in the Walla Walla Valley.

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