Advent

The Man Who Invented Christmas

Two-minute read. Based on the inspiring true story, The Man Who Invented Christmas tells the journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and other classic characters from A Christmas Carol.

Blue Christmas

Two-Minute read. This year the words Blue Christmas might ring especially true to you as 2020 draws to a close. Perhaps you and yours can find solace in a Blue Christmas service that is reflective as well as healing and hopeful.

Preparing to become the Beloved Community

One-Minute read. Advent is a season of preparation. Find printer-friendly online resources and alternative activities to grow loving, liberating, life-giving relationships.

Advent Walk

Five-Minute read. Why not create an Advent walk in your church’s grounds? Create posters for the five stops and invite people to visit your Advent Walk. However, it doesn’t need to be organized, an Advent Walk can begin anywhere outside. The purpose is to offer you moments of stillness, reverence, contemplation and beauty.

COVD-19 – Advent and Christmas worship planning

One-minute read. What has been learned about leading worship and music from six months of COVID-19 disruption? What is at stake theologically and pastorally? And perhaps most importantly, how are we being made new in this wilderness?

More Advent and Christmas Resources!

One-Minute read. Sometimes it seems there are more wonderful Advent and Christmas resources than stars in the sky so the list below is pared down to just a few favorites. Links to these free resources are yours for the clicking.

Advent and Christmas Resources

One-Minute read. Advent is right around the corner. Many of you are already working on Advent boxes or care packages for households. If you’re just getting started, we can offer a few tips and suggestions.

An Advent Meditation

Five-minute read. What is the meaning of Advent? 

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