Advent Resources

It has been awhile since I update this section of the website. A few things have been added for 2018. If you use something, I would love to here how it turned out!

Advent Resources on Bless Each One

An Engaging Advent Evening for Youth Group

Advent Worship Banners for Year B

Mary’s Song Images for Social Media

Mason Jar Advent Devotionals:

Mason Jar Advent Devotional- original

Mason Jar Advent Devotional – updated in 2017

Jesse Tree Advent skit published on Building Faith

Jesse Tree ornament ideas on Pinterest

Reflections and Prayers:

Annunciation – for the Regular People

What New Thing

Advent Prayer

And a personal story about the beauty of imperfection during holiday preparations

Christmas Eve:

In charge of the pageant? Check out this survival guide on Building Faith

An impromptu pageant script can be found here.

Most years I gather the children up front during the family service and read a picture book with the illustrations projected for the adults to see. I suggest

The Shoemakers Dream by Schell- out of print but a beautiful retelling of Tolstoy’s “Where God is, Love is”

To Whom the Angel Spoke by Terry Kay is a very inclusive story of the shepherds. The book is tiny, so enlarging it is key.

Looking for beautiful, handmade gifts that children can create? Check these out:

Upcycled Vintage Prayer Beads

Dyed Silk Prayer Shawls

Duct Tape Bible Pen Holder

Gratitude Mini-Watercolor- coming soon!

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