Welcome to Advent! Advent is a time in the church year that we hope & wait for the birth of our Savior, Jesus. As we wait we prepare our heart to receive.

We hope the resources on this page to help you and your family prepare for the coming of a savior.


Adults

Joy to the World

For: Adults   From Luther Seminary

Luther Seminary invites you to use the 2017 Advent devotional, “Joy to the World,” for personal or congregational use this Advent.

http://www.luthersem.edu/advent/

Love Came Down

For: Adults     From Lutheran Hour Ministries

In Love Came Down we see how the Heavenly Father spared nothing—not even His own Son—to work out our salvation.

https://www.lhm.org/advent


Young Adults

Advent Chain

For: Young Adults

In the days leading up to Christmas, prepare your heart to celebrate the birth of Jesus by taking a link off your paper Advent chain and praying for friends and family, or by connecting with the Bible.

http://vibrantfaithathome.org/item/advent-chain-2#.Wh8j97pFzcs

Photo Adventure   By Courtney Still

For: Young Adults

Engage in a photo adventure to seek out the many ways God is revealed to us in the world every day (whether it’s in your backyard or on a busy city street), and dialogue with others who find God’s presence in unique ways.

http://vibrantfaithathome.org/item/finding-god-photo-adventure-2#.Wh8kb7pFzcs


Families

Advent: A Time of Waiting          By Jolene Roehlkepartain

For: Teen Families

The four weeks before Christmas is known as the season of Advent in the church. It’s a time or waiting and preparation. As a family, talk about how to wait well.

http://vibrantfaithathome.org/item/advent-a-time-of-waiting-2#.Wh8j27pFzcs 

Decorate Family Advent Candles  

For: Young Families     By Beth Gier

Decorate a set of Advent candles for your family to use during this season of hope, peace, love, and joy.

http://vibrantfaithathome.org/item/decorate-family-advent-candles-2#.Wh8kl7pFzcs

The Great Stone Soup Adventure  By Elizabeth Hammond

For: Young Families

Join with friends or neighbors to create a delicious soup to share with others. When everyone brings a little something to share, you can make a real difference to those who have less.

http://vibrantfaithathome.org/item/the-great-stone-soup-adventure-2#.Wh8kHrpFzcs