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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


8 Ways for Churches to Welcome Newcomers in Advent

Make your church’s holiday events even better by thinking like a visitor.

When Christmas Feels More Melancholy than Merry, These Carols Comfort Me

It’s hard to sing and partake of great joy when grief and loss are so present

St. Nicholas Day

Christmas and Santa Claus. In the U.S. they seem inextricably many Christians' dismay. Our "right jolly old elf" somehow…
young girl and mom read a Christmas story with the magi
Fun and Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Advent for Kids
Christmas Pageant
The Nativity set figurine
Christian Christmas Traditions and Activities for Families
Jesse Tree ornament for the first day of Advent hanging on a Christmas tree
How to Make Jesse Tree Ornaments
clear focus of small purple plants among moss with blurred forest background
How the Longing of Advent Points Us Toward Creation Care
A young woman with a red plaid scarf looks expectantly out the window.
I Asked Santa for a Bicycle, but God Gave a Better Gift
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