The Season of Advent

Advent Articles

The 99¢ Advent Wreath

With a handful of items, you can make a small Advent wreath, perfect for a child’s table or desk. Activity for church, Sunday school, or home.

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Advent in a Box

Faith building resources that put joyful Advent preparation into the hands of families, wherever they are.

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Are You Good at Waiting? Online Resources for Advent

We begin the season of Advent on November 30th this year. The first Sunday of Advent is also the first Sunday of a new church year. It marks the end of the old church year and the beginning of the new. The last day of Advent is always December 24th. The word advent comes from a Latin word meaning “coming” or “arrival.” In Advent we are waiting for the coming of the birth of Christ. In our own lives, Advent can be a special time of learning to wait, slowing down, and preparing for the birth of Christ.

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Advent Calendars

Using an Advent Calendar to mark the days from the First Sunday in Advent through the Nativity can bring a spirit of joy, a moment of calm or a bright spot of reflection in a hectic, secular world.

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