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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

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

In God’s story, we can all find our way! Week 4 Video

Meet the Magi. (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

In God’s story, there is always enough! Week 3 Video

Meet the animals and the innkeeper. (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

In God’s story, everyone is special! Week 2 Video

Meet the angels and visit Mary and Elizabeth. (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

In God’s story, you are just right! Week 1 Video

Meet Mary, Zechariah, and Elizabeth. (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

A Kin-dom of Peace and Justice

As we count down to Jesus’ birthday in the season of Advent, we remember the miraculous encounters of two thousand years ago. “Don’t be afraid,” an angel says—to Mary, to Elizabeth and Zechariah, to the shepherds… At the same time,

Videos Now Available!

The 2018 Advent Unwrapped videos, one for each Sunday in Advent plus Christmas, are now available. This year’s videos explore the characters of the Christmas story, each of whom was assured by an angel, “Don’t be afraid.” The videos explore

Advent at Home: How are you getting ready?

Every Christian prepares for Christ’s coming differently; there are so many different traditions out there! “Don’t be afraid,” an angel tells us. In God’s story, we all have a part. Preparation might look like avoiding the temptation to celebrate Christmas

Charitable Giving

Christmas is known as a season of giving. One thing you might hear about in Advent are so-called shoebox programs, which encourage you to fill a shoebox with toys, toothbrushes, and other trinkets for a child in the developing world.

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