Update in October 2020.
Last year, instead of creating our own Advent devotional for the congregation I serve, we shared a list of free resources online. This year, during the pandemic, we are creating a simple activity for each week using the book Look! by Laura Alary.
- Creative Advent and Christmas in a Box ideas from Traci Smith
- This Advent Idea Kit can be used alone or with the picture book Drawing God.
- Make a simple, natural Advent countdown with stones.
- Mason Jar Advent Candles and Readings
- Follow the Wandering Wise Men on Facebook
- Printable Advent cards each have a short prayer and verse.
- These unique circles, (one for each week) have readings, discussion questions and a short prayer.
- Sign up for a daily devotion and Advent photo challenge at #pictureAdvent
- Twenty five short devotionals created from Antiphons
- Picture Advent Email Devotional and Service Bingo
- Advent, Christmas and Epiphany Activity Pack from Church Publishing – 60 pages!
- Advent Unwrapped Prayers, Calendar, Activity Sheets – lots to explore!
- Praying in Color Advent Calendars and Advent Paper Chains
- A scripture a day printable Advent Calendar by T. Mousin and M. Watters
- Another printable calendar from Christians Engaged in Faith Formation colleague, Kathy Wadsley in English and Spanish: Advent Calendar Year A English Master and Advent Calendar Year A Spanish Master
- Advent Word Daily Devotional
- Beautiful Advent prayers on the themes of Hope, Peace, Joy and Love
- Advent Prayer Beads
- Create an inexpensive Advent wreath from playdough
- Make a set of Advent prayer beads
- Salt Dough Candle Holders
- Advent Prayer Stations from Building Faith could be adapted for home this year
You might also be interested in:
An Engaging Advent Evening for Youth Group
Advent Worship Banners for Year B
Mary’s Song Images for Social Media
Mason Jar Advent Devotional- original
Mason Jar Advent Devotional – updated in 2017
Jesse Tree Advent skit published on Building Faith