Thursday, September 26, 2013

Christmas and Advent Resources

Advent and Christmas offers us many opportunities to share the story of God coming into this world to save us....

Following are some resources that may help you and your congregation reflect on this message, grow deeper in this message and share this message

if you have come across something that you believe would benefit others or have developed a Advent or Christmas resource that you are willing to share please email me 

Earlier Lutheranmission suggestions

Since 1957 the Ascension utheran Church in Danville Virginia have been helping families and congregations share the message of Christmas through Christmas tree ornaments that are appropriate for a Christian church tree.   Visit their site to discover more resources relating to Chrismons
Lutheran Hour Ministries offers 2 Advent devotions,  Word became flesh and Advent people (for younger adults)  
Luther Seminary days of desire waiting for the advent dawn devotions 
Textweek worship resources

Nativity Plays
Earlier Lutheranmission suggestions

Family Worship including Narnia Christmas Script, The Greatest Story ever told script and Virtual Christmas script

"O Come, All Ye Faithful"
The Gifts Of Christmas
My Christmas Essay
Go And Tell
The Christmas Gift

David Bruggeman:  A traditional Nativity play based closely following scripture

the first where the children learn and speak lines (or read them out), the second where the narrator describes the action for the children to follow.

Christmas story told by children

What if social media existed when Jesus was born

Lutheran suppliers of quality resources for Advent and Christmas


Richard Schwedes said...

Putting on a pageant by Building Faith
offers 3 versions of the Christmas pagaent

Richard Schwedes said...

Check out our recent entry for Advent