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New! Light The World Christmas Campaign + Free Downloads

New! Light The World Christmas Campaign + Free Downloads

 
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Our hearts are full to the brim as we anticipate this Christmas season!

This December, we invite you to join us as we celebrate the life and light of our Savior, Jesus Christ, the LIGHT OF THE WORLD.  We will be joining The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in the Light The World campaign.  This campaign will run from December 1 - December 25th. Each day we will feature a different scripture and teaching of the Savior to help us focus on Him, and give you service ideas, activities, and create conversations around the scriptures that we read. By following His teachings, we let His light shine—in our lives and the lives of others. 

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To help you keep this focus on Christ at the center of your holiday season, we've created some festive and beautiful visuals for you to use in a variety of ways!

First up, we have the gorgeous tree that Melanie Burk created for us! And then to follow along with the scripture calendar this year, our team has created ornaments with the daily scripture on them. While these ornaments are a perfect fit for the tree from last year, we've also created them with multiple uses in mind (as shown below). We have also included stars in the packet, that can be so fun as a visual reminder of the service opportunities, to color and decorate, or however fits your needs best!

Here are a few more ideas for how you can use these materials: 

  • Print the packet off to give to friends and neighbors so they can follow along too!
  • Use the ornaments as a scripture advent calendar
  • Use the ornaments to pull from as a family for your scripture study
  • Hang the calendar somewhere you will see it daily to remind you to focus on Christ each day
  • Have a fun family night talking about what you are going to do this December, and let your children color and glitter away! 
  • Invite another family over for a family night, and share with them what your doing and your testimony of Christ, and give them the packet as a gift to take home with them
  • Use however best suits you!

Also, stay tuned as there are a ton of beautiful videos and articles on Mormon.org launching this Friday, and you can watch the trailer there now

For the daily party,  join us on Instagram here! This is where you'll find all the conversations, reminders of the daily theme and scriptures, service ideas, and your ideas featured. We would love to see how you're joining in, tag us at #TSSLightTheWorld or tag @thesmallseed to share with our community!

Thank you, each one of you, for the light and goodness you bring into the world. We are so grateful for this community and want to wish you a very merry Christmas season! 
 

Love, The Small Seed Team

 

Light The World 2017 FULL PACKET
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copy by
the small seed team

feature images by
johanna wagstaff

additional images by
krista horton

tree + stars ornaments by
melanie burk

scripture ornaments by
johanna wagstaff

calendar by
lds church

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