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.

Celebrate Christmas at Home with One of These Global Traditions

Borrow a tradition from brothers and sisters around the globe this year.
green Christmas tree with decorations and gift boxes on floor

9 Inspiring Ideas for Christmas Gifts that Give Back

Give someone the gift of making a difference this Christmas
A wooden, African-style nativity against a white background

Why I Love Nativities: They Are Reminders of the Incarnation

The infinite, all-powerful God came to us in a way that we could know and understand.
8 Ways for Churches to Welcome Newcomers in Advent
Congregational Ideas For Advent, Christmas, And Epiphany
young girl and mom read a Christmas story with the magi
Fun and Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Advent for Kids
nativity set with baby Jesus, Mary, Joseph, a wise man, and sheep
12 Ideas for Celebrating the 12 Days of Christmas
Christmas Pageant
Advent Candle Lighting Readings