Make Christmas a positive, holy observance, no matter what the circumstances, with the preaching resources in our Advent Starter Kit. You'll find 72 pages of sermon materials, plus 38 pages of worship resources to help you plan Lord Day's activities that complement your messages. Encourage your people to use the Devotional Calendar to follow up on your sermons throughout the week. They'll learn how to make a plan that keeps Christ at the center of Christmas.
Order your The Christmas You've Always Longed For series Starter Kit today. 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
Our Advent devotional calendars are practical tools for December that help your people slow down, choose the most important focus, follow through on their good intents, then really celebrate.
To do all this, our calendars will lead you and your people through the four weeks of Advent to Christmas and then to New Year's Day. We believe you will find this calendar a remarkable tool that will help your church families discover practical ways to make this the Christmas you've always longed for.
Why Devotional Calendars?
They help people remember your sermons
They keep people Christ-focused at Christmastime
They give parents a holiday devotional tool
They're a nice gift for your church families
They're a great gift for holiday visitors
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