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Support Missions and Win!

I want to tell you about something exciting that's up and coming! The Candle in the Corner event is one of those opportunities... for YOU to win some awesome items from around the world!

Missionaries serving around the world have donated cultural items to give away (including us) and you will have your chance to win them! I don't know about you, but we'd love to have something handmade from Paraguay (wink wink) or an Indian batik or a South African candle in our home! (The actual items are a surprise and will be revealed during the giveaway, but as you can see, this is a very unique opportunity!)

By participating in the Candle in the Corner event you could win a cultural item from one of the following countries while supporting missionaries and their work in taking the light of Jesus Christ to their corners of the world:

- Spain
- Portugal
- Indonesia
- Botswana
- South Africa
- Honduras
- Russia
- Paraguay (yours truly!)
- Brazil
- Argentina
- Uganda
- United States
- and more!

Does it sound great or what?! Here are the details on how it will work:

~~~The Candle in the Corner event will take place at Moms, Ministry, and More from October 27 - November 10.

~~~Any donation made via the PayPal button (on this site) during the event will earn entries to the giveaway. Every $5 will earn one entry and every $20 will earn five entries. The minimum amount to earn an entry is $5.

~~~During the event, Heidi (the giveaway hostess) will spotlight the countries and missionaries who are providing the giveaway items. All monies raised will go directly to support mission work in the spotlighted countries. This work includes church planting, orphan care, humanitarian work, prison ministry, missionary aviation, Christian education and student work, and more. As hostess of this event, Heidi will not receive any of the funds.

~~~Winners will be randomly selected on November 11 and announced. For time's sake, you must check back here to see if you've won.

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