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Advent

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Special Services for Advent and Christmas

Susan Hardwick, pub. Kevin Mayhew, £9.99 This has six services, including a Christingle, a service for teenagers, a day retreat and an all-age service.

Advent Resources for Schools and Churches

Advent for the whole church family

Susan Sayers, pub. Kevin Mayhew, £7.99

Lots of ideas to help make Advent a real time of spiritual preparation - not just present buying! Reading to accompany the opening of Advent calendars, ideas for church open days, morning & night prayer for Advent, and Away-Day suggestions. Well worth dipping into.


Resources

Baker Ross Christmas Resources

Has some great Christmassy craft materials which would be ideal for Christmas displays or fairs. The costs are very reasonable. There are also washable Nativity stencils & wooden nativity templates, along with loads of other ideas. Have fun! Get a catalogue by calling 0870 241 1867 The Advent Jesse Tree Katie Thompson

An Advent activity book Kevin Mayhew £9.99

More Christmas

A resource from CURBS: UNWRAPPING CHRISTMAS Price: £6 ~ challenging us to look again at the real meaning of Christmas

  • A pick and mix resource pack of all-age materials for Christmas, challenging us to think again about what we do at Christmas and about its real meaning.
  • Can be used in church services, home groups, children’s groups, neighbourhood parties, meals, with under 5s
  • Simple-to-use photocopiable resources, full directions, activities requiring minimum preparation

All Age

All-age Advent and Christmas

Nick Harding (£6.99)

All-age activities for Advent and Christmas

Michael Forster (£5.99) Kevin Mayhew

Unwrapping the seasons

Nick Fawcett, All-age talks for Advent and Christmas Kevin Mayhew £5.99