Series Ideas for Advent and Christmas

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Four, five, and six-week series options for preaching and worship during Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany.

  1. It's a Wonderful Life (Sermon Series with Drama)

    Articles It's a Wonderful Life (Sermon Series with Drama)

    This five part series for Advent uses the classic holiday film, "It's a Wonderful Life," as a creative vehicle to preach the lessons of Advent. The approach was especially…

  2. Sermon Series: Holidays & Emotional Health

    Articles Sermon Series: Holidays & Emotional Health

    3 Week Series Week 1: Giving to Honor Luke 2:8-18 Only seven shopping days left ’til Christmas! Those words bring panic to some of us. How will everything get done? How…

  3. Christmas is Not Your Birthday: Sermon Series

    Articles Christmas is Not Your Birthday: Sermon Series

    I stood before our congregation in the fall of 2004 and said, “I want you to have a slim Christmas this year . . . and whatever you spend on your family, bring an equal…

  4. Tried and Tested Christmas Series Ideas

    Articles Tried and Tested Christmas Series Ideas

    It's fun to brainstorm and plan your own sermon series, but there's no shame in borrowing or being inspired by what other churches have done. Here are a few sermon series that…

  5. Sermon Series: Gifts

    Articles Sermon Series: Gifts

    2 Week Series Week 1: Where Do Gifts Come From? Deuteronomy 26:1-19 One Christmas, shortly after my mother-in-law had passed away, a new dish appeared on our dining room table. …

  6. Keep Christ in Advent

    Articles Keep Christ in Advent

    “Wait,” you say; “Didn’t you mean ‘Keep Christ in Christmas?’” Well, no, I didn’t mean that. As we’ve all suspected and…

  7. Sermon Series: Watching for the Light

    Articles Sermon Series: Watching for the Light

    4 Week Series Week 1: Seeing That Everyone Is Fed Matthew 24:32-44 The Christian world has always been fascinated with the subject of the end times. When I was a young teen, my …

  8. The Christmas Story in First Person

    Articles The Christmas Story in First Person

    There is an old saying, “Christmas comes but once a year." For children, this is a phrase of disappointment, reminding them that the season of decorations, carols, sweets…