JOY TO THE WORLD.
Advent- preparing and waiting.
Gathering at Messiah Methodist in
To encourage a time
of waiting and wonder for families.
To share ideas for hands-on
activities for children.
Age appropriate nativities
to tell the story
of getting ready for a Birthday.
Books to read with children for ADVENT.
Activities to do with children for ADVENT.
Advent calendars- coloring in one day at a time.
Perhaps using one word from devotion time
that depicts your own
Praying in Color tools from
How to count the weeks of Advent-
with the things you have around the house.
Lighting a new candle each week-
counting down the days of Advent.
Preparing Advent hearts-
some devotional ideas.
Resources for creating your own Jesse tree-
to talk about the Old Testament promise
and the New Testament fulfillment.
printables to use for a Jesse tree.
Making an Advent journal-
collecting resources to help
teach the "next generation".
Creating a "Jesus" tree filled with symbols of
this Christ Child gift, and nativity ornaments.
Helping to point to the reason for the season.
The heart renovation-
that is the Spirit work of