Advent and Christmas 2023

'Comfort and Joy' Resources

'comfort and joy' text underneath a black roof and a yellow star

This year's Advent and Christmas resources for Sunday worship will use the lyrics of ‘God rest you merry, gentlemen’ (Christmas Collection 33) as a basis. The desire is that they come to life in light of the Bible and find relevance for today. Teaching starters and prayer and creative worship ideas are available alongside a PowerPoint template and logos. 

Also on the page: 

  • Videos reflecting on the weekly themes
  • Advent artwork time-lapse video and reflection
  • Teaching starter and prayer and worship ideas for New Year's Eve
  • Territorial Commander Advent Message Video 
  • A link to weekly podcasts and reflections on the theme
  • Kid's Alive Colouring Corner 

PowerPoint Template and Logos

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Download the PowerPoint template.

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Download the logo.

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Download the logo.

Advent Artwork Reflection

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Guided prompts of reflection and prayer based on a piece of art.

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To use alongside the Advent Artwork Reflection document.

Remote video URL
Artist: Caitlin Potts

Weekly Comfort and Joy reflections

The Sunday Worship podcast will follow the 'Comfort and Joy' weekly themes throughout Advent. Listen to Salvationist Radio live at 11am on Sunday, or follow the link to listen to the podcast highlights and read the reflections now.

Click here
colouring sheet next to comfort and joy logo

Kid's Alive Colouring Corner

Download the 'Comfort and Joy' themed colouring sheet


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Let us know what you think of the resources on this page and what material you would like to see in the future.

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Other useful resources

Resources to support your ministry this Advent and Christmas time.

Carol accompaniment videos with lyrics, reflection videos and incidental music for use in Christmas services and events.

All the resources you need to Be a Star and promote a local Christmas Present Appeal.

Teaching, prayer, worship and video resources to help congregations explore the theme of 'Peace' this Christmas.

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