Latter-day Saint Life

5 Christ-Centered Thanksgiving Traditions to Start in Your Home

Thanksgiving — complete with food, football and festivities — is the unofficial kickoff to the American holiday season. A day of gratitude is just the ticket to starting off the merriest time of the year.

But a spirit of gratitude shouldn’t be confined to Thanksgiving, nor should the spirit of Christ be celebrated only at Christmastime. Here are a few traditions to help your family keep Christ at the center of the entire holiday season, including Thanksgiving.

1. Volunteer at a food bank

Before your family sits down to a large Thanksgiving feast, take the kids to a local food bank to prepare food for those less fortunate.

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