The Catholic Agency for Overseas Development is offering to send an e-mail of reflections and prayers each day during Advent. Sign up to receive the e-mails HERE. A selection of Advent prayers can be accessed HERE.
Church of England
Following positive feedback from Dioceses and parishes, the popular ‘Follow the Star‘ branding used by the Church of England for the last two years will be used to encourage people to attend their local church at Christmas and to take the next step on their journey of faith. More information HERE.
The Methodist Church’s 2022 Advent/Christmas campaign is entitled ‘There is room.’ It seeks to demonstrate the Methodist Church as a welcoming and inclusive place for all who wish to discover more about Christian faith – and about the Methodist Church. More information via THIS LINK.
The Bible Society has released a number of Christmas resources, including a new children’s booklet, an instant nativity to perform in church, new Christmas stickers and Christmas cards. Access the resources HERE.
United Reformed Church
The United Reformed Church has produced an all-age resource designed for churches to give to families and households along with the invitation to attend its Christmas services. The pack asks ‘Are you ready for Christmas?’ and offers lots of fun ways to explore how everyone got ready for the first Christmas. More information HERE.
Archdiocese of Birmingham
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham has provided links to many Advent and Christmas resources, including Advent Calendars, Advent Readings, Advent prayers, Advent music and more. Follow THIS LINK.
A range of resources in aid of their Christmas appeal have been produced and made available by Christian Aid. Find them HERE.
From 2.00pm to 3.00pm on Saturday 10 December, Churches Together in Leek will sing Christmas Carols outside Trinity Church in Derby Street.
At 6.00pm on Thursday 15 December, Churches Together in Lichfield will sing traditional and contemporary Christmas Carols in the Market Square.