light-world-lds-christmas-advent-calendarThis year, the Church’s Christmas initiative is called “Light the World” and the theme is “25 Ways Over 25 Days.”

The Church provides a service advent calendar with a service theme for each day from December 1-25. Each theme includes ideas on how to serve and an inspiring video.

Below are the videos from the advent calendar for this week, December 5-11 (see all days). Click on the heading of each to see the service ideas.

December 5: Jesus Healed the Sick and So Can You

December 6: Jesus Read the Scriptures and So Can You

December 7: Jesus Fed the Hungry and So Can You

December 8: Jesus Prayed for Others and So Can You

December 9: Jesus Visited the Lonely and So Can You

December 10: Jesus Helped People to Walk and So Can You

December 11: Jesus Ministered to Children and So Can You

Throughout the month of December, the Church invites you to share the light of Christ by participating in #LIGHTtheWORLD.

  • Invite your friends to watch a new Christmas video at
  • Share your experiences using the hashtag #LIGHTtheWORLD.
  • Follow the advent activity calendar for ideas on Christlike acts of service you can do each day from December 1st to the 25th to emulate the many ways Jesus cared for others during His earthly ministry.

Learn more about the “Light the World” initiative,


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