These are 24 “tiny poems” of 3-5 lines each, set on a photo or illustration and perfect for putting up on a powerpoint. Each poem suggests a way of understanding what Advent is. Some examples: Since we are not at school right up to Christmas, using one each day for 24 days would mean starting…

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With the proliferation of commercial Christmas jingles in our shops, it’s good to have some home-grown and thoughtful Christmas songs to use in chapel. Here’s one written by Josh Jones the Christmas after the Christchurch mosque shootings, pointing towards the hope and peace promised by Christmas. Here’s what he has to say about it: “The…

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We all know that even something as straightforward as Christmas can be hard to explain to our students in Christian terms. Since Advent is much less familiar for them, that can make it both harder and easier for them to understand. It’s a new term for most, so they’re learning from scratch, but it is…

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