Advent

The season of Advent, which comes from the Latin word adventus meaning “coming” or “visit," begins four Sundays before Christmas and ends on Christmas Eve. During Advent, we prepare for, and anticipate, the coming of Christ. Whether you are inviting the community to Christmas worship or promoting special events, this collection of information, outreach and liturgical resources will help make for a more meaningful Advent and Christmas season.

United Methodists gather for a Candlelight Service on Christmas Eve at St. Matthew UMC in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo by Angelia Sims of Angelia's Photography.
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Advent

Last-minute ideas for Advent 2019

For those still looking for resources and studies for Advent here are a few last-minute suggestions.

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Learn how to create and maximize Advent community outreach (i.e., Unwrap Christmas events) in this free webinar. Get helpful tips and ideas for logistics, publicity, social media and more.
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Outreach

Webinar Planning your Advent outreach

Learn how to create and maximize Advent community outreach (i.e., Unwrap Christmas events) in this free webinar. Get helpful tips and ideas for logistics, publicity, social media and more.

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