Christmas and Advent

Christmas and Advent Articles

Christingle

What is a Christingle and how do you make one?

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Christingle

What is a Christingle and how do you make one?

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The origins of Christingle services are unknown but the word means ‘Christ Light’ and celebrates Jesus coming as the light of the World to show people the way to God. The orange is round like the world. It means that God’s love is for everybody, […]

Christmas – Drag and Drop Game

What is the story behind the Christmas celebrations?

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Christmas

Christmas – Drag and Drop Game

What is the story behind the Christmas celebrations?

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For many people Christmas is a time for presents, food and parties but that isn’t all Christmas is about. For Christians the most important part of Christmas is celebrating Jesus’ birthday. In this fun game you can learn the Christmas story or use the game […]

The Christmas Story Pairs Game

Find out more about Christmas as you play along.

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Christmas

The Christmas Story Pairs Game

Find out more about Christmas as you play along.

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Christmas is the most celebrated of all the Christian festivals but who is the real story behind the celebrations? As you play this fun game you can find out more about Mary, Joseph, the wise men and the shepherds but more importantly Jesus – the […]

What do Christians do at Christmas?

Discover the Christmas traditions.

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What do Christians do at Christmas?

Discover the Christmas traditions.

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Christmas is a busy time of year but what do Christians do to help celebrate Jesus’ birth?

Tell me about…Christmas Trees

Why do Christians decorate Christmas trees?

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Tell me about…Christmas Trees

Why do Christians decorate Christmas trees?

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At Christmas time we can see decorated trees everywhere – in houses, schools, shops and even in town squares. But why do we have the trees and why do we decorate them? Click here to watch the Christmas story.

The Christmas Story

The Christmas Story explained for young children

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The Christmas Story

The Christmas Story explained for young children

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What do Christians celebrate at Christmas? Who are Mary and Joseph? Why was Jesus born in a stable? Watch this film to find out more about the Christmas story.

Who’s who in the Christmas Story?

Learn about the people in the Christmas Story

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Who’s who in the Christmas Story?

Learn about the people in the Christmas Story

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Christmas is probably the best known of all Christian festivals but do you know who is who in the Christian story? Click on each character in the nativity scene to find out who they are.

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The Story of Christmas in the Bible

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Christmas

The Story of Christmas in the Bible

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You may have seen a nativity play or even been in one yourself. But have you ever had questions about the story? Find out more about how the Bible tells it here.

Christmas Traditions

Where did our Christmas traditions start?

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Christmas Traditions

Where did our Christmas traditions start?

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Today Christmas is probably the best known Christian festival but how did our Christmas traditions begin?

Big Christmas Quiz!

How well do you know the Christmas story?

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Christmas

Big Christmas Quiz!

How well do you know the Christmas story?

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Think you know the Christmas story? Let’s see how well you do with the Christmas Quiz. Click on the panel to the right to begin…