Actress Candace Cameron Bure Putting Faith Back into Christmas Movies

Candace Cameron Bure says she wants to put Christianity back into Christmas films.

QUICK FACTS:
  • Actress Candace Cameron Bure says she wants to focus on putting Christianity back into the movies she stars in.
  • Bure left the Hallmark Channel in April 2022 to join the ‘Great American Family’ channel, after working with the network for over 10 years.
  • “I think the Great American Family will keep traditional marriage at the core,” Bure said earlier this year.
  • “My heart wants to tell stories that have more meaning and purpose and depth behind them,” the actress continued. “I knew that the people behind Great American Family were Christians that love the Lord and wanted to promote faith programming and good family entertainment.” 
CANDACE CAMERON BURE IN PUTTING FAITH BACK INTO CHRISTMAS MOVIES:

“I’m very excited to develop heartwarming family and faith-filled programming and make the kind of stories my family and I love to watch,” Bure said. 

BACKGROUND:
  • In January 2021, Hallmark asked Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley and Kansas Sen. Roger Marshall to return campaign donations from the company following the Capitol riots. 
  • The television network claimed the senators “do not reflect our company’s values” after they questioned the legitimacy of the 2020 presidential election. 
  • “Hallmark believes the peaceful transition of power is part of the bedrock of our democratic system,” the network said in a statement. 
  • In a Christmas film called ‘The Holiday Sitter’ airing this year, Hallmark will feature its first-ever same-sex storyline as the main focus. 
  • A Hallmark news release described the movie as two men falling in love during the holidays.