Thursday, December 1, 2016

advent calendar


a little look into this year's advent calendar.
oh how we look forward to preparing our hearts
and making these memories together each year.
a bit more about our tradition herehere & here 

day 1: isaiah 41:5 /christmas lights walk @ fatima shrine
day 2: isaiah 52: 7-10 / go out for donuts before school
day 3: isaiah 40: 9-11 / mail letters to santa
day 4: genesis 3:15-18 / food pantry & shelter donations
day 5: genesis 15: 1-6 / make ugly sweater cookies
day 6: deuteronomy 18: 15-19 / decorate bedroom doors for christmas
day 7: psalm 89: 1-4 / christmas crafternoon
day 8: isiah 11: 1-10 / sing silent night by candle light
day 9: zechariah 6: 12-13 / listen to christmas music really loud
day 10: michah 5: 2-4 / watch home alone
day 11: malachi 3: 1-6 / go to christmas concert @ church
day 12: john 1: 1-8 / go christmas shopping for each other
day 13: john 1: 9-18 / wear pajamas and drive around to see the christmas lights
day 14: mark 1: 1-3 /wrap presents
day 15: luke 1: 5-13 / make cards for teachers
day 16: luke 1: 14-17 / go to jane's christmas concert
day 17: luke 1: 18-25 / make gingerbread houses
day 18: luke 1: 39-45 / caroling
day 19: luke 1: 46-56 / make treats & deliver to neighbors
day 20: luke 1: 57-66 / open one present
day 21: luke 1: 67-80 / cookie decorating with friends after school
day 22: luke 7: 10-14 / christmas movie marathon & sleepover in the living room
day 23: luke 1: 26-45 / start the 1,000 piece christmas puzzle
day 24: isaiah 9: 2-7 / christmas eve open house
day 25: matthew 1: 18-25 / celebrate jesus' birthday

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