Christmas Eve Service
Robert S. McCreight
We approach the worship of God this evening with a hushed awareness of Christ’s presence in our midst. God again breaks through the calm and darkness to reveal himself to us in the stillness of our hearts. (From the order of worship)


Four Christmas Services For Worship Planners
Gail Gaymer Martin
Four complete Christmas services:
Christmas Play With Drama And Service Of Lights
Christmas Service Based On Traditions And Carols From Around The World
Christmas Service In Monologues And Carols
Christmas Service Of Scriptures, Tradi...

Daily Reflections On The Advent Season
Richard E. Gribble
Those looking for a resource that will deepen and enrich their spiritual life during the Advent/Christmas season will find that resource here. These reflections will strengthen the reader’s mental preparation and will serve as a starling point for pr...

Five Candle Lighting Readings for Advent
Wayne L. Tilden
Here is a resource that will dramatize the lighting of the Advent candles during your worship service. The lighting of each candle is proceeded by a statement, which the author suggests may be read from offstage.

The series of statements reve

Cycle B
Robert S. Jarboe
The Advent wreath is a powerful symbol that draws the attention of worshipers to the coming of Christ -- past, present, and future. But it can be a challenge to link this traditional element of Advent worship to the rest of the service, especially fo...

Cycle A
Robert S. Jarboe
Building on his previous best-selling volumes of Services for the Advent Wreath, Robert Jarboe offers a wide selection of flexible worship resources that put the Advent candles firmly in the context of the day's scripture readings. There are complete orders of service based on each Cycle A lectionary text for every Sunday in Advent, as well as Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

Three Christmas Plays plus a Candlelight Service
Dean A. Anderson and Rod Tkach
I Spy Christmas is an excellent resource for pastors and churches that either need to add another element to their Christmas service or are simply in need of a Christmas order of worship. This volume provides both, including three Christmas dramas that are intended for casts of various ages, from children to teenagers to adults. Each play can be produced by congregations of various sizes, providing an attractive mix of humor, wit, and inspiration that will speak to any congregation.

A Christmas Anthology
These resources were carefully selected from almost 100 manuscripts submitted. They were chosen for their creativity and content, but also for their adaptability to churches of any size. None of them require complicated props or settings, nor do any

A Candlelight Service For The Sundays In Advent Or For Christmas Eve
Mary Lu Warstler
Present the Christmas story to your congregation this year with story, song, verse, and warmth of candlelight. This beautiful service includes an optional service of Holy Communion, suggested hymns and prayers, and a complete order of worship.

A Christmas Eve Candlelight Service and Story
Georgianna Summers
The familiar music and scripture of the Christmas season is interwoven with prayers and responses for the congregation in this well-crafted Christmas Eve candlelight worship resource.