Sisters Kate and Melanie haven’t spoken to each other in years since a hurtful scene at Melanie’s wedding. Their parents, Wendy and Al, have let the pain of their daughters’ absence drive a wedge between them, and their tensions have led to a separation. Kate is determined to reunite the entire family for Christmas, and has the perfect spot…their old family home. The only problem is there’s someone else living there now.
The beloved “Painter of Light,” Thomas Kinkade, presents this heartwarming family drama. Due to an unforeseen road closure, eight strangers are forced to take refuge in an abandoned church during a snow storm. During their time together, they learn from one another how to manage through various personal dilemmas, and that despite their differences, by working together they can make even the most unlikely miracles happen. This uplifting holiday story shows the real meaning of the season – kindness, understanding and love.
Thomas Kinkade presents…a place where a heart-warming past and loving future meet for one remarkable group of people. During a weekend trip to the mountains, Mary (Erin Karpluk) finds herself at the now run-down lodge where she spent the holidays with her family growing up. She becomes determined to restore the building to its former glory. Inspired by her grandfather and guided by her grandmother in heaven, Mary throws herself into the project, and during the process finds herself drawn to Jack (Michael Shanks), a handsome man who loves the lodge as much as she does. Historically unlucky in love, this chance encounter allows Mary to renew her faith in life and discover her one true love…an uplifting story about the importance of faith, family and the true holiday spirit.
When a store accidentally orders 60,000 Christmas lights, they hold a Christmas Lights contest to sell off the excess decorations. The store’s owner, Dianne, wants to keep the very profitable contest going at all costs, despite the fact that the competition has put the local population at each other’s throats. Will Dianne learn the true meaning of Christmas?