Share A Gift this Christmas - new resource out now


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Gift -of -christmas -2015In a time where your advent calendar is more likelyto feature a pet than Jesus and almost half of people in the UKfeel the birth of Jesus is irrelevant to their Christmas, theMethodist Church has produced a new booklet going back to the rootsof the festive season. 

A Gift of Christmas is a beautifully illustrated, full-colourprinted, 16-page booklet telling the nativity story throughScripture, prayer, poetry and pictures. The resource has beendesigned as a simple and appealing give-away gift for visitors atfestive events or Christmas services, or as something to share withfamily members, neighbours and friends.

"Sharing the Gospel doesn't have to be hard," said the RevdSteve Wild, President of the Methodist Conference. "Our brothersand sisters have produced this wonderful resource which tells thebirth of our Lord in a beautiful and simple way. Why not give acopy to someone you know or someone new and begin a God-momentconversation?"

"Christmas is a special time to share with family and friends, atime of gifts and thanksgiving," added Jill Barber, Vice-Presidentof the Conference. "And what is there greater to be thankful forthan the birth of Jesus, who is still impacting the lives of somany across the world 2,000 years later. Sharing A Gift ofChristmas with those we love is a gentle way of reminding otherswhat we have to be most thankful for."

The brand new edition of the highly popular booklet, A Gift ofChristmas, can be purchased in packs of 50 for £5 (plus p&p)from Methodist Publishing online here or by calling 0845 017 8220.

Feedback from customers who've already bought this years' A Giftof Christmas has been overwhelmingly positive. One satisfiedcustomer said "An excellent well presented, well priced and wellproduced booklet, which we will be handing out to those who come toour Messy Church."

Free ebook, PDF and PowerPoint versions are also available,ideal for personal devotion or to use in church services.



1. Advent calenders more likely to feature pet treats than babyJesus - The Telegraph
2. 46% of those asked in the 2010 ComRes survey on behalf ofTheos agreed with the statement 'The birth of Jesus isirrelevant to my Christmas'