Christmas and Advent

Advent

Christmas Pageant

This service will primarily be led by children. They will reenact the nativity story while a narrator reads Luke 2…
Advent

St. Nicholas Day

Christmas and Santa Claus. In the U.S. they seem inextricably bound…to many Christians’ dismay. Our “right jolly old elf” somehow…
Advent

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…
Advent
8 Ways for Churches to Welcome Newcomers in Advent
nativity set with baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph, a wise man, and sheep
Advent
12 Ideas for Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas
Advent
Advent Candle Lighting Readings
Two college women and a 40-something man with glasses and a shaved head pose for a selfie in a church sanctuary
Advent
Making the Most of Holiday Breaks with Former Students