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).
Two more candle hymns available only from StF+
- Light we now our candle's flame – a hymn of the Trinity by New Zealand-based Methodist, Norman Goreham
Worship at Home sheets for December
Orders for home-based worship are now available as part of our ongoing delivery of Worship during the coronavirus. Includes an order for Christmas Day.
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 Tuesday 1 December. This year it comes with the tagline: "Rock the Ribbon".
God Is With Us
In 2020, the Methodist Church's materials for Advent and Christmas are being curated under the tagline #GodIsWithUs. The cross-media resources range from paper posters to social media posts; and a YouTube video will be released every day from 1 December.
All information can links are on the God Is With Us page.
Each year All We Can, the Methodist relief and development partner, promotes an Extraordinary Gift campaign. in 2020, they have also prepared Advent and Christmas resources for use in Methodist schools. (But that doesn't mean you can't sneak a look!)
Christian Aid resources
Love builds hope is the uniting theme for Christian Aid's wide range of resources, designed to be adapted to your current circumstances.
Plus, on 29 November, join churches across the UK in singing When out of poverty is born in your worship service, whatever form that takes.
A new Christmas resource from the Methodist Modern Art Collection. Eight pictures from the collection depicting the Christmas story from Advent through to Epiphany, set alongside words from Singing the Faith and Singing the Faith Plus.
Image: Sadao Watanabe “People visit the stable”
from the Methodist Modern Art Collection © TMCP,
used with permission. www.methodist.org.uk/artcollection)