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18 Christmas gift ideas for missionaries

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It might seem early, but now is the time to start gathering things for your missionary’s Christmas package to ensure that their gifts are mailed out in time and arrive before December 25. Here are some of our favorite ideas of things to mail off to your Elder or Sister.

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Missionary Stocking

Hanging stockings is a beloved Christmas tradition, so gift your missionary an adorable white shirt stocking so the mission field can feel a bit more like home this December.

2024 Missionary Desktop Calendar

A calendar with inspiring scriptures would make an especially thoughtful gift for your missionary, helping them to be a) organized, b) uplifted, and c) reminded of your love every time they look at it.

The Companion Bag 2.0

An on-the-go missionary is always in need of a way to carry things comfortably. A fresh new bag they could use every day would be a welcome gift for anyone to open on Christmas morning.

Called to Serve Leather Missionary 3-Ring Journal

A mission is a unique time in a young person's life, and a journal is the best way to record the stories from this special period of service. Consider sending them a high-quality, personalized journal they will treasure for the rest of their lives.

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Diorama Nativity

Consider sending something that will add some color and decor to your missionary’s apartment, like a vibrant and lightweight nativity. Your missionary could even take it with them through transfers or use it during lessons.

Plan of Salvation Wood Puzzle

Take into consideration what your missionary is doing all day. Have they mentioned having a lot of upcoming lessons or new investigators? An interactive teaching tool like a puzzle could be a welcome addition to their usual teaching methods.
The Gospel of Jesus Christ Puzzle
The Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ Puzzle

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Missionary Christmas Tree

Even a tiny missionary apartment has room for some kind of holiday decor. A mini Christmas tree might be just the thing their living space needs to appropriately deck the halls and remind them of holiday traditions at home.

Festive Neckties

For Elders, the dress code doesn’t vary much and what they do wear usually gets worn out quickly. But you could help liven up their everyday style by sending them a new tie, scarf, or socks for Christmas.
Red with Trees Necktie
Snowflakes Polyester Necktie
Blue Diagonal Stripe with Christmas Trees Necktie

Missionary Ornament

Missions are perhaps the most significant times of spiritual growth and fond memories of Church service. Help your missionary remember this special time for years to come with a customized ornament with their mission name and date on the back.

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Socks always make for a fun and practical Christmas present. You could send a cozy pair to keep their feet warm during scripture study or a stylish, thin pair to make days of walking more comfortable.
Solid Socks Missionary 3 Pack
Choose the Right Socks
Comfort & Joy Christmas Socks

James 5:14 Oil Vial

A tiny, portable oil vial would make a thoughtful and practical gift for any Elder, perfect for carrying consecrated oil so they can be prepared to give a blessing at a moment's notice.

Silicone CTR Rings

These gorgeous silicone rings are certainly a step up from the silver and green bands many of us received in Primary, but they do the same great job of reminding a missionary of what matters most.

Called to Serve Hardcover Journal

It can be hard to know what's worth journaling when you have so many new experiences on a mission! This journal provides prompts and pages to help make reflecting on mission life a breeze.

Called to Serve Missionary Journal
Go and Serve Gel Pens
Felt Pencil Case
Journaling Stickers for Your Scripture Study
Don't Miss This Tip-Ins for The Book of Mormon


Perfect for preparation day, service projects, and more, these t-shirts serve as fun way for your missionary to reflect both faith and style.
Funeral Potatoes T-Shirt
Nourished. Strengthened. T-Shirt
Bless All The Hearts T-Shirt
Still a Sunbeam T-Shirt
Endure Some Things T-Shirt
I'm All In T-Shirt
Saturday Is a Special Day T-Shirt

Vinyl Stickers

Vinyl stickers make a marvelous stocking stuffer for your missionary to decorate their water bottle, laptop, notebook, or just about anything else with!
Choose The Right Sticker
Funeral Potatoes Sticker
Nourished. Strengthened. Cookie Vinyl Sticker

Gospel Centered Art Pieces

Frequent missionary transfers means often getting used to a new apartment, a new area, or a new companion. You could send your missionary a new beautiful piece of art to help bring some consistency to all that change and transform an unfamiliar area into a new home.

First Vision Print by Kate Lee
Peace in Christ Print and Frame Bundle
Lord's Errand Marvelous Work Print
Atonement Print

Marble Christus 3"

Your missionary’s home away from home should feel like a place of refuge from the world. A tiny reminder of Christ, like a tiny Christus statue, would be easy to ship and make for a beautiful and portable decoration in any apartment.

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