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Liturgies & Elements

In Stay Awhile, pastor Kara Eidson presents a banquet table of inspiration for Advent, including weekly reflections for personal and small group use, brief daily devotions, and ideas to involve the whole congregation. Congregational resources include liturgies, sermon starters, children’s moments, and even a no-rehearsals-needed Christmas pageant. 

Amazing Peace: A Christmas Poem: 9781400065585: Angelou, Maya: Books -

Invite artists of all ages to illustrate your Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or First Sunday of Christmas sermon. Use one of our Illustrate Your Own rhyming verse sermons for free. (Please share appropriate credits on all platforms.)



Every Birth is a miracle. The Christmas story gives us a chance to relive, to re-experience the miracle every year. Find a number of Christmas liturgies to support deep connections with this miracle.

My Heart Shall Sing” Liturgical Resources from Barn Geese Worship


The Gifts of Advent and             Advent & Christmas films

from The Work of the People

Missy Greene (St Stephen's Episcopal, Edina, MN) created Digital Nativity Stories.

Download as .pdf, .zip and/or .png file to share in a variety of formats.

God’s Son v.1

God’s Son v. 2

A Star-filled Grace

A Star-Filled GraceWorship and prayer resources for Advent, Christmas & Epiphany

Jan Richardson's writing is appropriate for worship, contemplative practices, family devotions and small group discussions. 

Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany

A collection from preeminent hymn writer and liturgist Brian Wren suitable for use in a variety of worship traditions.

Drive-through Journey to Bethlehem - full script is here; adaptation ideas are here.

The Iona Community offers these seasonal liturgical resources and a slew of other downloadable liturgical elements.


Now in Flesh Appearing Advent Worship Liturgy Set Illustrated Ministry offers four distinct Advent liturgies, along with a full line-up of resources on the same theme.




Now in Flesh Appearing includes:

Their three other themes are:

For a brief description of all four different themes, check out this video.

Advent Candle Lighting LiturgySee also their more general: 

Advent Wreath Lighting

SALT Project created Advent Lighting Litanies

In Our Library

Creative Ideas for Using Scripture in Worship