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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Tuesday 8 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch God's Story - Ruth

Talk

  • What part of Ruth’s story did you like best?
  • What do you think it means for you to be part of Ruth’s, and Jesus’ family?

Challenge

  • Read the book of Ruth (it’s only short) and tell someone about what you learned.
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Monday 7 December - Advent Video Challenge

Watch Peace

Talk

  • Do you feel like this week is a week of Peace?
  • When do you feel most at Peace?
  • What can you do to bring peace in stressful or chaotic times?

Challenge

  • Make ‘Peace’ 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 6 December - Advent Video Challenge

Sunday 6 December: Watch The Greatest Treasure

Talk

  • What is your greatest treasure?
  • How do you treasure or demonstrate “peace with God” or “peace with others”?

Challenge

  • Find (or finish making) your Advent wreath, light the second candle. Take some time to think, reflect and pray about Peace.
  • Advent Wreath craft idea instructions attached.
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