Christmas is almost here! Let’s celebrate!

It’s Almost Here!

For weeks, we’ve been preparing our hearts in eager anticipation, and now Christmas is just one week away! Celebrate with us as we reflect on God’s perfect gift to us: his only son, Jesus. And as you gather with friends and family this holiday season, we know you’ll enjoy connecting with God’s Word through these vivid reminders of the hope and joy we have in Christ:

Christmas Reading Plan: The Christmas Story
YouVersion, 5 days 

Read or listen to the complete biblical account of Christ’s birth (now available in 41 languages), from prophecies about the Savior to come, all the way to his humble beginnings in a stable: Emmanuel — the God who is with us.


A Family Christmas Video Plan: The First Christmas Gift:
Always With Us (Bible App for Kids)
Life.Church, 6 days 

Developed to complement “The First Christmas Gift” story from the Bible App for Kids (see below), each day of this companion Plan features a fun, engaging video excerpted from the free Bible App for Kids curriculum. A memory verse, a key truth, an original song, and games and concrete lessons will help your kids understand the significance of Jesus’ birth!


Bible App for Kids: The First Christmas Gift
A free app from OneHope and YouVersion 

Celebrate Jesus’ arrival with fun, touch-activated animations and colorful artwork. Then keep right on learning as you explore 40 additional stories! Already installed on more than 9 million devices worldwide, the Bible App for Kids is now available in 13 languages: Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, English, Farsi, French, German, Indonesian, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Turkish. And it’s always completely free.


Live Map: Christmas Story Tracker
An inspiring reminder from YouVersionSee where people from all over the globe are reading about Christmas. Each time someone reads a verse about Jesus’ birth in the Bible App, a star lights up in their area of the world! A counter displays how many times passages about the Christmas story have been read since December 1.

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