December 3
{22 Days Until Christmas}

Read Together

God sent the angel Gabriel to a town in Galilee named Nazareth. He had a message for a girl promised in marriage to a man named, Joseph, who was a descendant of King David. The girl’s name was Mary. Luke 1:26-27

Discuss Together

Nazareth was a quiet little town. One important day, God sent Gabriel to visit Mary in Nazareth. The angel had an important message from God. His happy news would change the world.

Do Together

  • During mealtime, let each family member share happy news from their day.
  • Provide a kid-friendly Christmas tree for your children to decorate all by themselves. Make ornaments. Use bows, paper chains, or ribbons.
  • Make hot chocolate and invite the neighbors over. You can use packets or the recipe below.
    • 1 can sweetened condensed milk
    • ½ cup of cocoa powder, a pinch of salt.
    • 6 cups of water. 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • In a large pot stir together sweetened condensed milk and cocoa powder. Once combined, slowly pour in 6 cups of water. Let it get warm but do not boil. Add in salt and vanilla. Top with whipped cream, cinnamon, marshmallow, etc.

Pray

We pray that we would be a family that loves others well and others would know Jesus by our love for them. John 13:34-35