Advent Resources for 2017

The season of hope is upon us and there are many Advent resources on offer.

Church Advent Calendar

Chris Barnett from the Centre for Theology and Ministry in Melbourne has the following suggestions:


1. FREE Advent Resources Highlighted by CTM Resourcing

Engage Together – Intergenerational Worship Resources for Advent 2017

2017 Multi-Age Advent Ideas for Households

Advent at Home Resources   

CTM Staff Picks for Advent

An Advent Bible Study Series


2. Advent Resources

Busted Halo Advent Calendar

Christmas Bowl Advent Resources (scroll down)

Advent Prayer Stations (Building Faith)

Interactive Prayer Stations (Theresa Cho)

More Advent Prayer Stations (Ministry2Youth)

Advent & Christmas (Messy Church Pinterest)


3. More Christmas & Advent Resources

BunchOKids Christmas resources

Christmas & Guardians of Ancora

Christmas Resources (Salvation Army)

Journey to Christmas (Messy Church Canada)

Messy Christingle Resource (Children’s Society)

Christmas Session downloads (Messy Church 1&2)


Uniting Church leaders in South Australia have also given some resource recommendations.

Meanwhile the World Council of Churches is inviting member churches to be "A Light of Peace" for the Korean Peninsula and for a world free of nulcear weapons on the first two Sundays in Advent 2017.

The World Methodist Council has also produced a collection of Advent Meditations.

Meditations and Prayers
Advent and Christmas 2017