Season of Advent

Hello friends!

November 28 is the start of our Advent season. In Spirit Academy for the 4 Sundays of Advent, we are engaging with Godly Play and activities that follow the 4 themes: Hope, Peace, Joy, & Love

But don’t worry if you’re not able to come to our in-person Spirit Academy because we have all these activities and resources below for you to participate in! Enjoy!

Spiritual Practice
Body Prayers

Body prayers are such a beautiful way to involve your whole body in movement during a prayer. Linked below are 6 body prayers for each week of advent, christmas, and epiphany.

Link to this Season's Body Prayers
Activity & Craft

Click the link below to access a template to make your very own advent wreath as well as an activity to unwrap the nativity story.

Link to Activity Sheets

The Little Francis: The First Nativity

Storytime

Enjoy this video that walks us through the orgin story of the very first nativity scene!

Story & Activity Cards

This final booklet, introduces us to multiple stories and has several fun activities that are paired to each activity.. Enjoy!

Link to the Story & Activity

Christmas Tree Adventure

Did you miss our online service last year that was about a journey 2 penguins went on to find a Christmas tree? Don't worry, you can still enjoy the story and all the fun Christmas songs. Maybe you'll think about how this story connects to our journey of advent...

All resources have been offered by The United Church of Canada: Advent Unwrapped