God reached out in love to the world at Christmas. It would be good if we could learn to connect with people in a similar fashion. That's what this Advent series is all about - extending a Christlike "touch" so this holiday season others can experience Christ anew. This Christmas Preaching Series lays out a course of action that will enhance your holiday experience through looking at six characters in the Christmas story. These men and women will teach you how to make meaningful connections with God and others though December. Order your copy of The Christmas Touch sermon series Starter Kit today. Or, download your favorite weekly sermon and service themes below. Starter Kit Contents include:
Get a resourceful Pastor's Manual
Receive a wealth of December preaching aids including suggested texts for each theme above, complete sermon manuscripts you can use as is or rework, alternative sermon notes, illustrations, and quotations that give you more than enough material to choose from in preparing your own messages.
Receive Worship Ideas coordinated with your sermons that your people will remember for years to come. These include mood setters, creative Scripture readings, children's sermons, church and home Advent candlelighting ceremonies, music suggestions, prayers, and much more. These elements also are tied into the devotional calendars your people follow at home each week.
Get Devotionals for Pastors that minister to you in special ways during the winter season, when you have more than enough to do.
Distribute our Devotions for December Calendars
Give your people a practical way to practice what you preach and stay Christ-focused at Christmastime by using the The Christmas Touch Devotional Calendar (see facing page for more details and excerpt).
An Implementation Guide for the Advent Administrator
During the busy pre-Christmas season, it's easy to let details fall through the cracks. That's why we've designed this Implementation Guide to help you. Maybe your'e the Advent administrator who heads up the organization and basic running of this series. Or perhaps you're the Publicity person who helps to get people excited about the Seasonal Advent Celebration. Or possibly you're acting as both. In any case, this Implementation Guide is intended to make things simpler for you.
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