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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Wednesday 9 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Peace word study

Talk

- What did you learn about peace from this video?

- How could you “make complete” or restore a relationship this week?

- Can you say the Biblical words for Peace? (Shalom, Eirene)

Challenge

- Look up the bible verses in the video. Add them to your Peace bunting.

- What other Peace references can you find in the bible?

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