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Are you celebrating the Advent season as a family—or as an individual or an all-ages group of any kind? Advent Unwrapped offers an alternative to the advertisements, shopping lists, and hype that we are bombarded with at this time of year.

Browse our accessible, faith-based resources below, and feel free to adapt them to suit your needs. Be sure to check out our popular videos as well.

Family Prayers and Blessings (pdf)
Some well-loved prayers and creative blessings you can learn as a family to support your Advent journey.

Body Prayers
An “action prayer” for each week of the Advent/Christmas season.
Body Prayer: Hope (pdf)
Body Prayer: Peace (pdf)
Body Prayer: Joy (pdf)
Body Prayer: Love (pdf)
Body Prayer: Christmas (pdf)
Body Prayer: Epiphany (pdf)

The Hours of Christmas Day (pdf)
A devotional practice to keep individuals and families together in spirit, from The Prayer Bench.

For seasonal gift-giving ideas, browse our Gifts with Vision catalogue. These projects support the work of United Church partners across Canada and around the world.

More resources to come! Sign up for e-mail updates and check in again as Advent approaches.