Friday 18 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch  Giving Joy and Love

Talk

  • How does this video make you feel?
  • Where have you seen or experienced sadness or joy in your life?

Challenge

  • Write a poem, song or letter to share some joy with someone you know who needs it.
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Thursday 17 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Joy to the World

Talk

  • Look up the lyrics of the Christmas song Joy to the World. What do you think the phrase “repeat the sounding joy” means?
  • How do you think you can share your joy?

Challenge

  • Think and pray about where and how you could share some joy with someone this week.
  • Ask God to help you plan, and then go ahead and do it.
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Wednesday 16 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Joy word study

Talk

  • What did you learn about joy from this video?
  • What do you think is the difference between worldly joy and Biblical joy?

Challenge

  • Look up the bible verses in the video. Add them to your Joy bunting.
  • What other Joy references can you find in the bible?
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Tuesday 15 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch God's Story - Jesus

Talk

  • What do you think is the most amazing thing Jesus did?

Challenge

  • Tell your own “quick version” of Jesus’ story.
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Monday 14 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Joy

Talk

  • What sounds bring you joy?
  • What things drain your joy?
  • What can you do to remain joyful in all circumstances?

Challenge

  • Make ‘Joy’ 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 13 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Mary Did you Know?

Talk

  • Do you think Mary knew any of these things about her son, Jesus?
  • What surprises you about the things that Mary would have experienced as Jesus’ mother? 

Challenge

  • Find (or finish making) your Advent wreath, light the third candle.
  • Take some time to think, reflect and pray about the Joy that can be found in all circumstances.
  • Advent Wreath craft idea instructions attached. 
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Saturday 12 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Painting Peace

Talk

  • How does this video make you feel?
  • What do you think God might be saying to you through this video?
  • What would peace look like for yourself, family and world this year?

Challenge

  • Create your own PEACE picture (use any medium) based on what you have learned about peace this week.
  • Bless others by sharing your picture.
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Friday 11 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch  He is the Gift

Talk

  • What part of this video did you like best?
  • Where have you seen or experienced Jesus, the King?

Challenge

  • Sing the words of the song as you watch the video.
  • Write a poem, song or prayer about Jesus, the gift of peace and share it with someone.
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Thursday 10 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Peace on Earth

Talk

  • What part of this video stood out to you?
  • What do you think is the key message of the video?
  • How do you think you can help bring Peace on Earth?

Challenge

  • Think and pray about where and how you could help restore peace in a relationship or situation this week.
  • Ask God to help you plan, and then go ahead and do it.
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