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Resources to help families and congregations celebrate well-known occasions like Advent and Lent as well as less-well-known days like Rural Life Sunday and World Community Day.

Creative suggestions for ways your congregation can celebrate Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany.

Advent - Seasonal - Christmas - Epiphany

Boxing Day, December 26 (or the first weekday after Christmas), is a holiday derived from a long English tradition. Learn more about its history and find some suggestions for celebrating. 

Advent - Seasonal

Learn the history of Kwanzaa, which reaffirms and celebrates African heritage and culture, and see how some churches celebrate. 

Advent - Seasonal

Epiphany is a festival that lends itself well to fun family activity. Here are some suggestions. 

Seasonal - Epiphany

Many congregations and families have been introduced to the Advent wreath custom with Bible readi

Advent - Seasonal

Epiphany is the most overlooked holiday of the church year, at least in this writer's experience. Don't let this opportunity for ministry pass you by. 

Worship - Seasonal - Epiphany

Find inspiration here.

Advent - Christmas - Epiphany - Seasonal

Pretzels have an important meaning during Lent. Pretzels were made in the fifth century as a Lenten food in Austria, Germany, and Poland. People began to make them on Ash Wednesday, the very first day of Lent. The word "pretzel" is a German word meaning "little arms." The dough was shaped in such a way to look like two arms crossed in prayer.

Worship - Seasonal - Lent

Litugical resources for Easter Sunday (Year C)

Worship - Seasonal - Easter
A liturgical resource for Easter Sunday (Year B)
Easter - Seasonal - Worship