We’re gathering resources for Advent and Christmas! Follow the links below for resources from The Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church Foundation (ECF) Vital Practices, Forward Movement, and more! And if you know of resources that should be shared across the diocese, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Advent and Christmas Resources from The Episcopal Church
The Episcopal Church has collected a list of resources for churches, including Journeying the Way of Love Advent Curriculum, Sermons, and Digital Invitation Kits!
- ALL RESOURCES
- JOURNEYING THE WAY OF LOVE ADVENT CURRICULUM
- JOURNEYING THE WAY OF LOVE ADVENT CALENDAR
- WATCH CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES (AVAILABLE 12/24)
- SERMONS FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS
- ADVENT DIGITAL INVITATION KITS
- ADVENT BULLETIN INSERTS
- ADVENT REFLECTIONS FROM EPISCOPAL MIGRATION MINISTRIES
ECF Vital Practices
ECF Vital Practices has compiled a list of free resources for churches to use this Advent and Christmas.
Forward Movement has a collection of books, devotionals, pamphlets, and digital resources available for Advent and Christmas.
While digging through their archives, Vibrant Faith discovered a collection of 31 Advent Devotionals written and compiled in 2013. They are making these devotionals available as a downloadable PDF.
Acts 8 Movement
The Acts8 Movement, a Missionary Society made of lay and clergy members of the Episcopal Church, has created a series of season video invitations that can be used as is or customized for your own use.
Journey Through Advent: Devotional Stations of the Nativity
Church Publishing has published this 15-page Advent version of the Lenten Stations of the Cross by the Rev. Nancy Wynen. This devotional offers 12 reflections on the Advent journey from to the birth of Christ. Meditations feature devotions featuring Abraham, the Prophets, the Annunciation, Joseph & Gabriel, Elizabeth, John the Baptist, the journey to Bethlehem, a full inn, angels, shepherds, wise men, and the gift we receive today. It can be used for Quiet Days, Advent Bible Studies, senior citizens, youth groups, and whole congregations.