A lot of times we put a negative connotation on the idea of “ritual.” But as we approach Christmas, we surround ourselves with those things that we’ve done year after year. The holiday movie. The Christmas Eve candlelight service. The Christmas morning meal. The smell of gingerbread wafting through the house. The way granddad always falls asleep on the couch. We all have rituals when it comes to Christmas. And they are the things that come to mind first when we think of the holidays. This year, as we approach the celebration of Christ’s birth, we’re going to look at rituals we find comfort in as a community of Christ followers.
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For many, the most wonderful time of the year isn’t so wonderful. A painful past or our own insecurities can overshadow the joy we’re supposed to be feeling during Christmas. What if this year could look different? It’s time to let God heal the Ghosts of Christmas Past.

This series deals with painful issues like labels, offenses, and low self-esteem. Find all the resources for this series below.
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Have you ever wondered why we decorate a tree with lights, marshmallows, paper cut outs, and random ornaments? How about the nativity scenes that pop up everywhere? And who even came up with the glorious idea of getting gifts on Christmas day? The real question: What is the purpose of all these Christmas traditions? In our new series, we will answer these questions using the truth of Jesus.time. So grab the confetti, it’s time to party!

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The message of Christmas is all about a gift-giving God. It’s about a God who gives us what we need the most. It’s about grace. This most important thing this Christmas may have nothing to do with the gifts you give but rather the gifts you are willing to receive.
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The holidays can be stressful and most of the time we just want to return to times when things seemed more simple. These graphics are a great look for any series on the nativity and the real reason for the Christmas Season. We have also created several high quality premium videos that will help you brand this series at your church.
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God is with us – in answered promises, realized dreams, and refreshed hope. How could we help but sing? Let’s explore the songs born from our joy that Christ has entered the world.
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We’ve decided to party it up, Christmas style! In this series, we’ll celebrate Christmas as we talk about the greatest party of all time. So grab the confetti, it’s time to party!

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Does the Christmas season have you feeling exhausted? It is easy to become so caught up in the festivities, that sometimes we lose the real reason for the celebration. In this series we’ll discover what an “Uncluttered” Christmas looks like.

These files are downloaded directly from Christ Church of the Valley.
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Try this fun and festive (and free!) gingerbread graphics package for all your Christmas promotions this year. With editable files, you can tweak and polish to suit your ministry’s needs.
Below, find editable files for social media images, mailers and invitations, and even ProPresenter.
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Creator: 1 week series