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Seasonal Worship Resources

Explore our collection of seasonal worship resources and family resources for honoring significant seasons and events on the liturgical calendar.

Advent

Yellow and blue Christmas lights
Advent

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
clear focus of small purple plants among moss with blurred forest background
Advent

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.
The Nativity set figurine
Advent

Christian Christmas Traditions and Activities for Families

Christ-centered ways to celebrate Christmas
Jesse Tree ornament for the first day of Advent hanging on a Christmas tree
Advent
How to Make Jesse Tree Ornaments
Advent
How to Make a Jesse Tree
green Christmas tree with decorations and gift boxes on floor
Advent
Inspiring Ideas for Christmas Gifts that Give Back: 2022 Gift Guide
young girl and mom read a Christmas story with the magi
Advent
Fun and Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Advent for Kids
A wooden, African-style nativity against a white background
Advent
Why I Love Nativities: They Are Reminders of the Incarnation
A French gazebo and Christmas tree decorated for the holidays.
Advent
Celebrate Christmas at Home with One of These Global Traditions
A young woman with a red plaid scarf looks expectantly out the window.
Advent
I Asked Santa for a Bicycle, but God Gave a Better Gift
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
Advent
8 Ways for Churches to Welcome Newcomers in Advent
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Lent

person with black and white checked pants and black boots walks along the dusty ground
Creation Care

What Can Lent Teach Us About Creation Care?

“To care for creation, first be a creature.”
Food for Faith

Passover: The Taste of Redemption

A Jewish friend helps us understand and experience the elements of the Passover meal.
Faith Practices

What Did Jesus Eat?

Jesus asks us to remember him through food, but what did Jesus actually eat?
variety of vegetables
Food for Faith
Going Vegetarian with the Whole Family for Lent
Good Friday worship remembers the crucifixion of Jesus Christ,, which this image aims to represent
Lent
Good Friday Worship Practices
A mass of bright and colorful dyed eggs
Coronavirus
Easter Activities for Sharing the Resurrection Story with Kids
Graffiti painted on wall under a bridge that says let's love our community
Coronavirus
Three Ways to Encourage Your Church to Be Missional This Easter
Seder supper plate
Lent
What Can the Seder Supper Teach Us about the Lord’s Supper?
An Easter lily decorates the front of a church sanctuary for worship. A cross, draped in white cloth, is in the background.
Church Life
Easter Worship Ideas
Colored plastic easter eggs used to make DIY Resurrection eggs
Faith Formation
DIY Resurrection Eggs for Holy Week
Soft pretzels on drying rack
Lent
Making Lent Pretzels: What Pretzels Remind Us during Lent
A number of candles lighting up the darkness
Lent
Stations of the Cross Tenebrae Service for Holy Week
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