2nd Sunday of Advent

December 10, 2017

The second week in Advent focuses on Peace.

Worship Ideas
File A Blue Christmas (bilingual)
A bilingual Blue Christmas service – Quand Noël, c’est pas un cadeau
File Advent Calls to Worship, and a Letter to Mary
Some of the “best loved” material of earlier Advent/Christmas/Epiphany issues of Gathering.
File Advent Candle Lighting Liturgy Lifts Up Mission and Service Projects
Liturgies for Advent and White Gift Sunday that incorporate and Mission & Service story.
File Advent Candlelighting
Some of the “best loved” material of earlier Advent/Christmas/Epiphany issues of Gathering.
PDF icon Advent for All Ages
These Advent reflections can be used during worship for children’s time or at home by families. Originally published in the November 2012 issue of Mandate.
File Advent Service: The Gifts of the Four Directions
Some of the “best loved” material of earlier Advent/Christmas/Epiphany issues of Gathering.
PDF icon Christmas Play Song for White Gift Service
Music for a Christmas play or White Gift Day drama.
PDF icon Mission and Service Candle-Lighting Services for Worship and Home
Advent candle-lighting services for worship and home that incorporate Mission & Service.
File This Woman Was Created by God
A worship service for December 6, the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women.
File Worship Ways (United Church of Christ)
The United Church of Christ, our partner denomination in the United States, posts weekly worship services; search by liturgical season.
Minute for Mission
Our gifts for Mission & Service support the work of resolution in places of conflict.
Extras
File Advent 2016 message from Moderator Jordan Cantwell
Moderator Jordan Cantwell invites you to look for where God is entering the world this year, and what kinds of unlikely heroes might yet emerge.
PDF icon Advent Peace Box Resources 2017
Worship and study materials for your congregation’s Advent journey.
File Advent Unwrapped
Visit the website to unwrap the themes of Hope, Peace, Joy, Love, and Christmas through our daily blog posts and prayers.
File Drama: A Shoebox Filled with…
A short Advent skit about giving to Gifts with Vision and Mission & Service.
File Songs from Many Cultures for Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany
Hymns in Voices United, More Voices, and Nos Voix unies that offer in many languages and diverse origins.
PDF icon Three Ways to Enrich Your Advent
A flyer highlighting United Church Advent offerings.