Light the World with Love, 2021

Our Light the World With Love calendar includes daily prompts to help you find ways to serve others. We’ve also put together a local interfaith calendar which lists fun community events, local service opportunities, and events with local churches. Spend a few minutes with your family looking over the calendar and picking a few things you can do this month. Post your experiences on social media with the hashtag #LightTheWorldWithLove.

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Light the world with goodness and joy this December through service opportunities, holiday activities, and faith celebrations with local churches and organizations. This calendar includes events in Kent, Covington, and the surrounding communities. Don’t forget to invite neighbors and friends to join in as we celebrate this holiday season. Find more ways to serve locally at

December 1: Kent Giving Tree, Visit the Giving Tree, Winterfest Kent Station, see detailed list:

December 2: Donate Food, Kent Food Bank, 515 W Harrison St, #107, Kent; Canned food, diapers, formula, toiletries;

December 3: Donate Clothing, Kent Food Bank, 515 W Harrison St, #107, Kent; Gently used clothing, jackets and shoes;

December 4: Tree Lightings, 1-4pm Covington Community Park;
3-6pm City of Kent, Town Square Plaza;

December 5: Christmas Devotional Broadcast, 5pm; The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra; Watch live at:

December 6: Torklift Turkey Challenge, Donate food or $ benefitting the Kent Food Bank;

December 7: Donate Blood, Bloodworks, Kent Station, 438 Ramsay Way;

December 8: Meals-in-a-Bag, Vine Maple Place, Ending homelessness;

December 9: Take Photos of Gravestones, Help preserve records by taking photos at your local cemetery;

December 10: Write a Letter to Santa, Mail by Dec 10; Remember your return address! 123 Elf Road, North Pole 88888 or Volunteer to help Santa at:

December 11: Toys for Joy, Donate new unwrapped toys children up to 12 yrs, Kent Firefighters;

December 12: Kent Christmas Presentation, “Waiting for a King”, Celebrating the story of Christ’s birth through music and word; 7pm; Free event, 12817 SE 256 ST

December 13: Ensign Symphony and Chorus, “Come and See”, 7:30pm Benaroya Hall, Tickets:

December 14: Letters for Senior Living Residents, Drop off your letters, cards, handmade drawings and pictures to your local Senior Living Home.

December 15: Thank You Notes for Health-Care Workers, Drop off notes to MultiCare Covington Medical Center Information Desk or local Medical Offices.

December 16: Singing Christmas Tree, Bellevue Baptist Church;

December 17: Christmas Lights, As a family drive around the area and see the Christmas Lights

December 18: Seattle Center Winterfest, Performances in the Armory, train display, ice skating, etc.;

December 19: Christmas Services, Church of Jesus Christ; 9am or 11am, 12817 SE 256 ST;

December 20: Goodies & Caroling, Family Night! Deliver goodies to neighbors and go caroling at the same time

December 21: Free Virtual Tour Bethlehem Nazareth, 2–3:30pm PST, Webinar Registration:

December 22: Bedtime Stories with Santa, 4:30pm PST, Free Facebook Event;

December 23: Gift for Giving Tree, Drop off your gift for the Kent Giving Tree at Johnny Rockets Kent Station by 12/23;

December 24: Be a Secret Santa, Drop off a gift for a local family in need.

December 25: Merry Christmas, Spend the day with family and friends!

Donate the gift of Clean Water, #LightTheWorld.