New Year's Eve/Day

by Nancy C. Townley
The final night of the year finds many Christians reflecting on the events of the past and looking ahead to the future. This is a night which can be devoted to a new… read more

Las Posadas

by LeeDell Stickler
Las Posadas is a parade-style recreation of Joseph and Mary's trip to Bethlehem traveling from posada to posada (inn to inn) on the nine nights preceding Christmas. Adapt this… read more

How Christmas Can Help Your Church Grow

by Shane Raynor, Betsy Hall
Churches sometimes underestimate the importance of the Advent and Christmas seasons when planning their growth stategies for the year. Because December is such a busy month, it… read more

Hurry Less, Worry Less at Christmas

by Judy Pace Christie
A Sweet and Special Time of Year Most of the people I know are nearly obsessed with time—not enough time, how fast time is passing, where the time goes. Part of the way we… read more

Longest Night

by Nancy C. Townley
Longest Night is a worship service that may be planned at any time during Advent, for many churches it is celebrated on December 21st the longest day of the year. It acknowledges… read more

5 Things Your Church Must Do at Christmas

by Betsy Hall, Shane Raynor
Earlier this week, someone asked us to list five things that churches really need to do at Christmas. We brainstormed and came up with the following ideas based on our own… read more
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