Welcome to Advent Unwrapped!

The Advent season is upon us! 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 our daily 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. Share worship and celebration ideas by submitting them to Advent Unwrapped and download worship ideas and services from our Resources page.

Welcoming the Prince of Peace

And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 4:7) The peace that God offers transcends all human comprehension, perception, and judgment. God’s peace is able to keep watch

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A Prayer for a Peace Seekers

I seek a vision from a prophet, an interpreter who will teach me how to sing songs of praise in strange lands. Blessed are we who seek God’s Word. I seek the wisdom of great Sophia, eldest and most radiant,

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God Can Only Give (Podcast)

Every Wednesday, visit Advent Unwrapped for an episode of our Advent podcast. This meditative series by the Rev. Isaac Mundy, Minister of Youth, Young Adults, and Families at Siloam United Church in London, ON, explores sacred stories in the season

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Somewhere between Peace and Joy

Writing an Advent blog for a day that falls between two Sundays can be tricky. You don’t always know where you are. I remember exactly where I was on December 6, 1989, when I learned of the shooting at École

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Ways to Share Peace

This week, as we begin the second week of Advent, we explore what it means to pray for and receive God’s gift of peace. This peace is not just the absence of chaos, noise, or war; it is also the

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