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December Visiting Teaching Gifts

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December's Visiting Teaching gifts are here!  It is always fun to create gifts around the holiday themes, especially this season.  The title of the message from the Ensign is "The Divine Mission of Jesus Christ:  The Only Begotten Son."  



We've used a kraft box (2"x2"4"), filled it with the message (printed on a cream paper), 2 Pioneer Valley buttercream caramels, and a special magnet of Christ.  We received special permission from artist Del Parson (of Utah) to use one of his pictures of Christ, entitled "Jesus of Nazereth."  We added words at the bottom of the magnet "I believe that thou art the Christ, the Son of God," which is a quote from the message.  We hope that sisters nationwide will be able to view this magnet all year long and have it inspire them daily.
The gift looks darling all done up with a strip of paper wrapped around the box (which has different names of Jesus printed all over it), red jute ribbon, and a darling…

12 Days of Christmas Missionary Style

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Want a darling package to send to your missionary that is ALL READY to go?  We all have good intentions, but sometimes time slips away and those care packages or other crafts/gifts get put aside.  If you need to send something without all the fuss - let us help!



Each day's card is designed in black and white and starts like this...
"On the (1st) day of Christmas, the Savior gave to me..."
We wanted to emphasize all the many things that the Savior has given all of us.

Here is a brief summary of the candy bars included as well as the "gift" that the Savior has given us on that particular day.  Each card has either a scripture, a quote from a prophet, or lyrics to a song that correlates with the gift.



Day 1 - A "Symphony" of Christmas songs
Day 2 - A gospel that is worth way more than "100 Grand"
Day 3 - A "Sweet" family to enjoy this life with...
Day 4 - An opportunity to be a "Lifesaver" in other's lives...
Day 5 - An …