A Connected Christmas Family Experience

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This Christmas season let’s keep it simple and connect!

Connected Christmas will help your church families lean in and connect with each other in new ways. You’ll get resources for...

$ 49.00
$ 49.00

This Christmas season let’s keep it simple and connect!

Connected Christmas will help your church families lean in and connect with each other in new ways. You’ll get resources for a kickoff event and 4 weekly Bible stories and themes with family activities, all focused on connection.


Families will experience a weekly Christmas Bible story, along with the opportunity to do simple and fun activities, worship together, and have meaningful conversations. Throughout the Christmas season, let’s make sure we’re connected to what matters!

Here’s what you can expect—whether meeting in person or sharing with families at home:

Family Ministry Celebration Event
A Connected Christmas Event Guide will help you plan a kickoff or closing event to this 4-week family-focused series. Including video, games, activities, worship, crafts, and snack ideas—you’ll have everything you need to build excitement and connection as you celebrate the birth of Jesus!

Weekly Themes for Families
Share 4-weeks of activities with families through links or by creating physical take-home packets! We’ll supply you with everything you need to make it happen.

Week 1—Connect with Family
Bible Story: The Angel Visits Mary (Isaiah prophecy; Luke 1:26-38)
Big Idea: We can trust God’s plan and be part of His family.

Week 2—Connect with Jesus
Bible Story: The Birth of Jesus (Luke 2:1-7)
Big Idea: We can thank God for sending Jesus to be our Savior.

Week 3—Connect with Friends
Bible Story: The Shepherds Hear the Good News (Luke 2:8-20)
Big Idea: We can share the Good News about Jesus with others.
Week 4–Connect Through Worship
Bible Story: The Magi Worship Jesus (Matthew 2:1-12)
Big Idea: We can worship God for the gift of Jesus.


This fully digital kit includes: 

Leader Resources

You’ll have everything you need to plan and execute this fun, simple family Christmas experience.

  • Introduction Video
  • Comprehensive Leader Guide—with preparation tips and checklists, gain ideas for creating physical kits for families and ideas for sharing resources digitally
  • Celebration Event Guide, including:
    • Event planning timeline
      • Event schedule and resources
      • Welcome script
      • Connected Christmas celebration video
      • Worship playlist
      • Games, activities, crafts, and snack ideas with scripts and instructions
      • Supply lists with decorating ideas
    • Volunteer resources, including:
      • Volunteer roles and role descriptions for the event
      • Serving invitations and reminders
  • Family Communication Templates, including:
    • Event and experience invitations—announcement emails, texts, social media posts, printable posters, and postcards leading up to the experience
    • Weekly theme digital reminders—emails, texts, and social media posts

 Weekly Family Resources to Share

Share 4-weeks of activities with families through links or by creating physical take-home packets!

  • Bible Story Videos 
  • At-Home Activities—simple, hands-on ideas for crafts, activities, conversation starters, and worship for various ages, skill levels, and schedules 
  • Printable Activity Files—including a puzzle, Advent calendar, recipe card, and song lyrics

File Types:

  • Word Documents (fully editable)
  • 6 Videos
  • PDFs of Printable Files

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Ministry Practitioner Highlight

Lynne Howard Lynne Howard is a children's ministry leader, mother of two sweet kids, and creative thinker. Originally from Indiana, she's a midwestern transplant to the South. She resides in Alabama, where she spends her time leading children's ministry in her church, writing and creating children's ministry resources, playing with her kids, and creating delicious recipes in the kitchen.

Lynne has a BA in Children’s Ministry from Indiana Wesleyan University and has been a children's pastor for over 15 years in churches ranging from 60 people, to 600, to 18,000 people. She has been a children's ministry curriculum writer and editor and has contributed to children's ministry books, magazines, and podcasts. She is currently working at Grace United Methodist Church in Birmingham, Alabama. And in case you're wondering, Lynne cheers for the Alabama Crimson Tide.


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Product Details

Category: Online Product
ISBN: 0830785221
ISBN-13: 9780830785223
Item #: 153175
Age Level: No Age Level

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