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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

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How the Longing of Advent Points Us Toward Creation Care

Advent gives us a longing and a vision for a world set right—a restored creation where God’s shalom reigns.
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Christian Christmas Traditions and Activities for Families

Christ-centered ways to celebrate Christmas

8 Ways for Churches to Welcome Newcomers in Advent

Make your church’s holiday events even better by thinking like a visitor.
How to Make a Jesse Tree
Congregational Ideas For Advent, Christmas, And Epiphany
Advent Candle Lighting Readings
Christmas Traditions Around the World
Christmas Pageant
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Making the Most of Holiday Breaks with Former Students
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