Get ready for Christ(mas)!

Advent—a holy, four-week countdown to Jesus’ birthday—begins in 2018 on Sunday, December 2!

Get ready to make room for Christ and the radical, countercultural messages that Christ brings. Throughout the season, videos, prayers, family resources, and reflections on this site will introduce and explore the Christmas story. “Don’t be afraid,” an angel says. In God’s story, we all have a part.

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That’s a Wrap!

Thank you for journeying with us through Advent and into the Christmas season. Now, just as Advent (the beginning of the church year) leads to Christmas, the season of Christmas in turn leads to Epiphany. Have you ever had a

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Body Prayer: Epiphany

Download Body Prayer: Epiphany (pdf) with illustrations Repeat the following prayer, using the actions to inspire movement as you are able: Holy One (reach up and out) May your light (flick fingers open and shut 3 times) Dwell within me (keep

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Personal Devotions: Watch Night / New Year’s Eve

Many Christian traditions have Watch Night services, where communities gather to pray, reflect, and renew their covenant with God before the start of the new calendar year. For people of African descent who were brought to the Americas via slave

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Body Prayer: Christmas

Download Body Prayer: Christmas (pdf) with illustrations Happy Christmas! Jesus is born. Take a few minutes to repeat the following prayer, using the actions to inspire movement as you are able: Holy One (reach up and out) May the gift of

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In God’s story, we all have a part! Christmas Video

Everyone is ready. (Children’s voices: Advent means to me, happiness all the time. I think Advent means time to prepare for Christmas. I think Advent means, when Jesus was born. I think we can get ready by hanging out with

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