That time again! To check out last year’s list, click here.

iosq_kylo_ren_saber_necklaceFor the youth minister looking to inject their presentations with a bit more pizzaz, or the mid-level manager needing to spice up staff meeting: Pyro Mini Fireshooter

For all the other parents in your toddler’s playgroup who are barely treading water this season: Rain for Roots brand-new Advent album, Waiting Songs or Nick Lowe and Los Straitjackets’ The Quality Holiday Revue Live on vinyl

For the guy at your old church who always accused you of mis-reading Paul: Reformation Readings of Paul ed. by Jono Linebaugh and Michael Allen

For those of us who like the idea of a calendar more than the reality (i.e. whose 2015 one hasn’t moved past September): Little Things Studio’s 30 Day Perpetual Hymn Calendar

For the budding Khaki Scout in your midst: Moonrise Kingdom on Criterion or special co-viewing of The Iron Giant (Signature Edition) rental – preferably over a serving of Milk Bar’s Crack Pie

For the guy/gal who married your cousin last summer and is only just beginning to realize what they’re in for: The Breaking Bad Cookin’ Up Some Color, Yo coloring book

For your high-church friend who you think might be ready to take it to the next level: Sack-cloth Hairshirt with Belt and Metal Buckle from Cilice (currently on sale for $69)

hgmondogremscarf_largeFor the uncle who’s still trying to piece together what he was doing in the late 70s: Tusk super deluxe version (5CD/1DVD/2LP)

For the MFA-wielding romantic prospect whose religious life you’re still trying to feel out: The Acolyte by Nancy Hightower or The Givenness of Things by Marilynne Robinson

For your foodie sister who pretends to thumb her nose at New South cuisine but you know better: Chef and The Farmer’s Blueberry BBQ Finishing Sauce

For those looking to recapture some of the magic of Liberate 2015: Third Eye Cat T-shirt

For the preacher who everyone agrees needs to move past Shawshank as their go-to film illustration: Goes Without Saying

For the grandparent who suddenly seems to be an expert on Christian-Muslim relations: From the Holy Mountain by William Dalrymple

For the son-in-law who you can’t believe doesn’t get your SNL references: Jack Handey’s The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure

For those who never know what to get their mother and don’t mind a little nepotism: Candy Shop Vintage’s Charleston Rice Beads or one of these beauties

For everyone on your social media feeds who overdoes it (and those who judge them for it): Mary Karr’s The Art of Memoir

Feel free to judge this one by its cover.

Feel free to judge this one by its cover.

For the Bo Giertz fan who reminds you a bit of Drax in Guardians of the Galaxy: Miller Cast Products’ Solid Brass Claw Hammer

For those simply living for Dec 18th but too overwhelmed to sort through all the merchandising: R2-D2 Bento Lunch Box with Death Star sandwich press, Han and Leia Bath TowelsEwok Knit Hooded Scarf and–duh–the Toilet Sarlacc

For the new dads out there finally inching their way past the freaked-out phase: Being Dad: Father as a Picture of God’s Grace by Scott Keith

For your friend who’s always asking you what they should read in their small group: Problem Solved

For the patristic-quoting member of your vestry whose favorite movie you’re pretty sure was made by Ken Burns: Ancient Roads From Christ to Constantine DVD

For the young-at-heart spouse who lacks for nothing you can buy on Amazon: Tickets for Home Alone with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on January 3rd or, of course, earlybird registration for The 2016 NYC Mockingbird Conference (now open!)

For your literary niece with the razor tongue who everyone is secretly ready for to go off to college: Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters by Mallory Ortberg

For anyone you love very much: A gift subscription to The Mockingbird