Christmas and Advent

Advent articles and resources to help you prepare for the birth of Christ and celebrate his arrival on earth on Christmas.

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Advent and Christmas Articles

A French gazebo and Christmas tree decorated for the holidays.
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Celebrate Christmas at Home with One of These Global Traditions

Borrow a tradition from brothers and sisters around the globe this year.
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Congregational Ideas For Advent, Christmas, And Epiphany

Cards Make a giant Christmas card for the church gathering area. Invite people to sign it rather than sending Christmas…
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Christmas Pageant

This service will primarily be led by children. They will reenact the nativity story while a narrator reads Luke 2…
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St. Nicholas Day
green Christmas tree with decorations and gift boxes on floor
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9 Inspiring Ideas for Christmas Gifts that Give Back
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8 Ways for Churches to Welcome Newcomers in Advent
A wooden, African-style nativity against a white background
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Why I Love Nativities: They Are Reminders of the Incarnation
Two college women and a 40-something man with glasses and a shaved head pose for a selfie in a church sanctuary
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Making the Most of Holiday Breaks with Former Students
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Advent Candle Lighting Readings