Meeting all your Advent worship needs.
Advent Candle liturgies
Three liturgies for use through Advent by Mark Earey and Alison Richards, each built around hymns in Singing the Faith, including Mark Earey’s own advent hymn “Advent candles tell their story” (StF 165) and Bernadette Farrell’s hymn, “Longing for light, we wait in darkness” (“Christ, be our light!”) (StF 706).
Four more candle hymns available only from StF+
- Candles with light upon the Advent Ring by Dominic Grant – reflects on important Advent themes echoed in the stories of three women in the Hebrew Scriptures – Esther, Hannah and Ruth
- Light we now our candle flame – a hymn of the Trinity by New Zealand-based Methodist, Norman Goreham
Thirty second Christmas
Singing the Faith Plus editor, Laurence Wareing, discovers Christmas surprises amongst the audio clips on the website.
Hope in dark times: AIDS and Advent
World AIDS Day is marked this year on Saturday 1 December.
Methodist Advent Offering Resources
Service resources on the theme of homelessness and hospitality: "Will you wlecome me?" Helping Mission in Britain to make positive changes to the lives of those who are experiencing homelessness, these resources support local churches to hold an Advent Offering service for the MiB Fund during Advent 2019 – including Leaders’ Notes and an Order of Service. Resources available in English and Welsh.
Each year All We Can, the Methodist relief and development partner, provides engaging Advent and Christmas resources. Prayers, reflections, poems, films and more, will help light up your services as well as lives across the world. Order and download your Extraordinary Gift campaign.