This Christmas, Olivia Mead has one wish: that her single mom (Teri Polo) would find someone that she can call "Dad." She and her classmates soon discover that the answer to all their wishes lies inside a mysterious abandoned house. Within the house they discover Elsie Waybright (Della Reese), the Christmas Angel.
Elsie tries to teach Olivia that some requests must be left to God. As Christmas day approaches, Olivia receives an unwelcomed answer, the suspicious Dr. Nathan Davis (Kevin Sorbo). This Christmas, will Elsie be able to teach Olivia and her friends to trust in God?