Welcome to Advent Unwrapped!

Advent 2017 begins on Sunday, December 3! This website will help you and your community of faith unwrap the reason for the season together.

Unwrap the themes of Hope, Peace, Joy, Love, and Christmas through regular blog posts and prayers. Discover new perspectives through the eyes of key characters in the Christmas story in Stories Unwrapped and put yourself in the story through interactive program ideas suitable for your entire community of faith. Download worship ideas and services from our Resources page.



Friday Prayers: Epiphany

“May the mountains yield prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness.” (Psalm 72:3) Epiphany marks the end of the Christmas season. It is the day when we celebrate Jesus’ identity being revealed to the magi, the wise ones,

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Sunday Blessings: Watch Night / New Year’s Eve

For the 1st Sunday after Christmas and the Week Following Many Christian traditions have Watch Night services. Communities gather to pray, reflect, and renew their covenant with God before the start of the new calendar year. For people of African

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Friday Prayers: Christmas

“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises.” (Psalm 98:4) Christmas is the culmination of the season of Advent, the remembering of all of God’s gifts that come to earth

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Our time together is coming to a close for this Christmas season, and we’d love to hear what you think about Advent Unwrapped. Why did you come, or why do you keep coming back? What parts of the website do

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Video: Moderator’s Christmas Message

Take a moment to remember the Moderator’s Advent message. Moderator Jordan Cantwell reminds us that, in an uncertain and often tumultuous world, God is always present. We need only look closely to see the beauty of what is right in

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