The Journey to Bethlehem – Covid safe idea for Christmas

Rev'd Jane Nattrass, Vicar of Gosforth St Nicholas in Newcastle
We're organising Advent window trails across the town, revealing one window per trail every day during Advent. Maps will be ...

Building a crib scene at home

Revd Felicity Walters
Whatever ways you're sharing the Christmas story this year, you can involve families in making their own crib scene - ...

Christmas during Covid – Outdoor crib idea

David Guest, Vicar, St Bartholomew's, Otford
We realise that we cannot offer our usual Crib Service (which attracts over 300 people) or indeed many of our ...

The Best Gift – aka ‘The Dog Story’ – an idea for Christmas services

The Revd Canon Sandra Millar
This short, humorous presentation is ideal for a Christmas service (online or otherwise) which includes young children, or, it could ...

Pyjama midnight mass

Centre for Christianity and Culture Survey Respondent
The Midnight Mass is a beautiful and profound experience for a lot of people, but families are rarely able to ...

Keep in touch with contacts by e-newsletter

Rev Bryony Taylor
One good way in which you can keep in touch with people who you meet through the occasional offices is by ...

Outdoor Christmas Advent Wreath

Tessa Wilkinson
We have made a large, outdoor Advent Wreath with one ‘candle ‘ being 'lit' each Sunday in Advent. If you'd like ...

‘Counting Christmas’ prayer idea

The Revd Canon Sandra Millar
This very simple prayer idea uses aspects of the Christmas story to pray.   Invite everyone to hold out their whole hand, ...

Online Christmas theatre Bread & Starlight Advent resource

Sue, (LLM, Oxford Diocese), Felicity Walters & Sam Pullen-Campbell all sent in this idea
There's a beautiful, hope-filled film made specially for this Christmas by Christian theatre company LAMPS Collective. Telling the story of ...

‘Hamper’ of ideas from the Church of England/University of York

The Centre for the Study of Christianity and Culture (University of York) is working with the Church of England to ...