Monday 30 November - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Hope

Talk

  • What things do you hope for?
  • When have you felt hopeless? What helped you at that time?
  • How does or could Jesus bring you hope?

Challenge

  • Make ‘Hope’ bunting to hang in your home.
  • Look up the Bible verses in the video. Add them to your bunting.
  • Advent Bunting printable template and instructions attached.
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Sunday 29 November - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Advent in Two Minutes

Talk

  • What new things did this teach you about Advent?
  • What is your favourite part of preparing for Christmas?
  • What things do you and your household do to prepare for Jesus?

Challenge

  • Can you say all the words while watching the video? 
  • Make an Advent wreath to display in your home and light the first candle. Take some time to think, reflect and pray about Hope.
  • Advent Wreath craft idea instructions attached. 
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Day 15 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Day 15 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Read: Acts 20:35 

Action: Reflecting over the past 15 days on God’s grace and goodness. Now is the time for your response. Electronically, or in person, make your thanksgiving gift to Emmanuel UC.

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Day 14 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Day 14 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Read: Psalm 139:14 

Action:  Give thanks that God loves you just as you are. Listen to the sounds of God’s creation around you. 

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Day 13 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Day 13 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Read: I Chronicles 16:34 

Action: Sunday is the day we bring our Thanksgiving offerings, have you prayed about your offering and discussed it with your family? 

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Day 12 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Day 12 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Read: Isaiah 12:4 

Action: Think about your faith journey and give thanks for those who have encouraged you. And if you can, let them know

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Day 11 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Day 11 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Read: Psalm 95:1 

Action: Has there been someone who stood out as being extra special in your life this week? Hand write them a note and give it to the

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Day 10 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Day 10 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Read: Jeremiah 33:11 

Action: Thank God for our water. Visit some water or water your garden and give thanks for water and the life that it brings. 

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Day 9 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Day 9 of 15 Days of Thanksgiving

Read: Ezra 3:11 

Action: Journal or write a love letter to God giving thanks for his goodness. 

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