CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN

We are so excited to celebrate this Christmas season with you at Restoration. Below, you will find the fun activities on your Christmas Countdown calendar with a few more details and ideas to help you as you celebrate. We’d love to see how you and your family are counting down to Christmas together! Share with us and use #JointheRestoration on social media. 

If you have any questions or a story to share, email us at info@restoretrinity.com.

Dec 1: Decorate Christmas Cookies

Dec 2: Pack the Pantry at Restoration // Check-in to Give

Bring your non-perishable food donations with you to church and be sure to “check-in” on Facebook. For every “check-in”, we will send a donation to one of the community organizations we partner with. 

Dec 3: Make Hot Cocoa and Read Your Favorite Christmas book

Dec 4: Pray for Families in Need this Christmas

Pray for God to meet needs for families in our community this Christmas. Pray for God to use you to meet needs. Pray for families to experience the joy and love of Christ in this season. 

Dec 5: Have a Living Room Dance Party to a Fun Christmas Album

Dec 6: Take an Awkward Family Christmas Photo- Share it with Us!

Dec 7: Watch Your Favorite Christmas Movie

Dec 8: Join us for Winter Fest at the Verizon Center

December 8 // 9 am – 2 pm // Verizon Event Center

Email serving@restoretrinity.com to sign-up

Dec 9: Pack the Pantry at Restoration // Check-in to Give

Bring your non-perishable food donations with you to church and be sure to “check-in” on Facebook. For every “check-in”, we will send a donation to one of the community organizations we partner with. 

Dec 10: Dress Up as Your Favorite Christmas Character

Dec 11: Pray for Restoration’s Community Partners

Join us in praying for Bridging Freedom, Eckerd Community Alternatives, One Community Now, and the Red Apple Adult Education Center. Pray over their work in the community and for the many people they will reach over this Christmas season. 

Dec 12: Make a Gingerbread or Graham Cracker House

Dec 13: Pick Your favorite Christmas Tradition- Share Your Activity with Us!

Dec 14: Neighborhood Christmas Caroling

Dec: 15: Family Serving Project

At Restoration, we love serving our community. Take some time during this Chrismas season to serve others as a family. Below are a few ideas. Don’t forget to share your project with us!

Visit an elderly home and hand out treats // Serve a meal together as a family at a local hot meal site // Clean out your toy boxes and donate good quality items to an opportunity store // Take a plate of cookies and a Christmas card to your doctor’s office, library, school, or wherever you spend time regularly // Wear Santa hats and Take some doggie treats to your local shelter // Wear Santa hats and take a garbage bag to clean up garbage from your neighborhood or local park

Dec 16: Pack the Pantry at Restoration // Check-in to Give

Bring your non-perishable food donations with you to church and be sure to “check-in” on Facebook. For every “check-in”, we will send a donation to one of the community organizations we partner with. 

Dec 17: Make Christmas Cards for Your Neighbors

Dec 18: Pray over the Christmas Eve service at Restoration. Pray for God to move in hearts and lives.

Dec 19: Pack the Pantry at Publix

Join us at the Mitchell Ranch Publix from 6:30-7:30 pm to do some shopping for Pack the Pantry. Let’s help restock the Metropolitan Ministries food pantry after Christmas! We will have a truck to load up any food you purchase. We hope to see you there! 

Dec 20: Color a Christmas Picture or Make a Christmas Craft

Dec 21: Neighborhood Christmas Lights Tour

Grab some hot chocolate and take a walk or drive around a neighborhood to see the beautiful Christmas lights!

Dec 22: Christmas Scavenger Hunt

It’s time for a Christmas scavenger hunt! Gather a few friends and go find the following items. Take pictures of what you find and share them with us! 

Merry Christmas Sign // 5 Inflatables in 1 Yard // 8 Reindeer // Angel // Bells // Bethlehem Star // Multicolored Lights // Camel // Candy Canes // Charlie Brown Tree // Christmas Carolers // Christmas Tree // Elves // Gingerbread House // Grinch // Holly // Inflatable Snowman // Nativity Scene // 3 Wise Men // Nutcracker // Presents // Santa in Sleigh // Stockings // A Train // White Lights Only // Snow Globe // Snowflakes

Dec 23: Pack the Pantry at Restoration // Check-in to Give

Bring your non-perishible food donations with you to church and be sure to “check-in” on Facebook. For every “check-in”, we will send a donation to one of the community ogrnaizations we partner with. 

Dec 24: Join Us for Christmas Eve at Restoration

 4:00 pm //  Trinity College // Family Service (No Childcare Provided) 

Dec 25: Read the Christmas Story in the Bible (Luke 2:1-21)

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