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In this section you’ll find resources to encourage discipleship during Advent.
- Downloadable Advent calendars to help you put your faith into action
- Four-part Advent courses that can be used individually or in groups
- Small group session plans that can be used as a series or as standalone sessions
- Prayers for Christingle services
- Links to this year’s national church campaign, ‘Follow the Star: Join the Song’
Small Group Session Plans
These three small group session plans use the ‘4 Ws’ as a simple framework – Welcome, Worship, Word and Wonder/Witness. The plans can be used for a standalone session or as a series. For more information about running a small group and using the 4Ws, see https://www.sheffield.anglican.org/support/for-churches/new-congregations/small-groups/ .
National Church Advent and Christmas Campaign 2023
This year, the Church of England’s theme for Advent and Christmas is ‘Follow the Star: Join the Song’! To find out more about printed and digital resources and how your church can get involved in the campaign, visit: https://www.churchofengland.org/faith-calling/what-we-believe/advent-and-christmas/follow-star-join-song-resources-churchesRead more: Advent