Every year my family does some sort of December Advent calendar. This is a tradition that I looked forward to every year as a child. Each year my mom would hang up our red and white gingham advent calendar with 25 cross-stitch numbered pockets. We would rotate who got to look in the pocket each day, choose a piece of candy, and then do a service for someone else and give them a piece of candy.
This year I really wanted to focus on serving others in December and then I heard about Light the World. This was the perfect answer to what I wanted to do! Light the World is a Christmas initiative for 2016 to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ through service. It focuses on celebrating and sharing the Light of Jesus Christ with others. [Read more…]