Gathering Lectionary for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, November 28, 2021-February 27, 2022 (136.04 KB): Includes suggested readings, hymns, worship sparks, children's time ideas, sermon starters, etc.
Gathering Lectionary for Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, November 29, 2020-February 14, 2021 (172.35 KB): Includes suggested readings, hymns, worship spark, children's time idea, sermon starter, etc...
Hanging the Greens (39.92 KB): An Advent Unwrapped service to prepare church buildings and sanctuaries to be symbols of preparing ourselves for the birth and rebirth of Jesus.
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel (269.67 KB): A one-rehearsal Advent Unwrapped pageant with the message "God is with us! We are not alone."
Advent Intercultural Hymn Festival (219.55 KB): These songs with accompanying commentary can be combined with seasonal prayers and scripture readings to create an Advent hymn festival. Please credit Bruce Harding for this resource and the music arrangements.
Sing Now Gloria (Unison) (Terry Macham) (85.52 KB): Unison song suitable for worship during Advent. Lead sheet with melody, lyrics, and chord symbols. Text in English and Latin. Please credit the composer.
Body Prayers (398.9 KB): An Advent Unwrapped “action prayer” for each week of the Advent/Christmas season.
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Colouring Storybook (1.15 MB): Actively explore the story of Christmas using this 17-page Advent Unwrapped colouring book.
Sharing the News (40.39 KB): This light-hearted Advent Unwrapped Christmas pageant has been updated to reflect some of the major concerns of 2020.
Story and Activity Cards (504.26 KB): Meet the characters of the Christmas story, from Isaiah to the Holy Family, through these Advent Unwrapped cards. Includes activities for all ages.
The Hours of Christmas Day (102.29 KB): A devotional practice to keep individuals and families together in spirit, from The Prayer Bench.