On the Second Sunday of Advent, we see that God has been preparing to save us from the beginning of time. And the call of repentance from John the Baptist speaks to us as much today as it did two thousand years ago. Find resources for youth ministry, religious education, classrooms, and families here.
Have a Prayer Service While Hanging a Wreath
Put out a wreath today for your Advent activity. Wreaths are commonly used during Advent and at Christmas, so tie this holiday tradition in with its spiritual meaning. Hang a wreath on your front door or elsewhere in your house. Use the this prayer service to make the wreath serve as a reminder of our salvation.
2nd Sunday in Advent – Year B (2023)
The readings for the Second Sunday in Advent for Year B tell us of John the Baptist and his call to repentance. Some possible topics for this weekend are baptism, reconciliation, or the sacraments in general. Here are some ideas.
2nd Sunday in Advent – Year C (2021)
The readings for the Second Sunday in Advent for Year C tell us to hopefully look forward to the coming of Jesus Christ. God has planned this since the beginning of time. These readings lend themselves to a discussion of covenants, family, and salvation history. Here are some ideas.
Put Up the Tree and Do a Christmas Tree Blessing
Doing a Christmas tree blessing helps us focus again on the true meaning of this busy season, which is especially important as we draw nearer to Christmas and are worrying about things like purchasing few more gifts or getting ready for guests.
2nd Sunday of Advent – Year A (2022)
The readings for the Second Sunday of Advent for Year A are a call to repentance. Am I ready to change or am I complacent and comfortable the way I am? Am I ready to ask God for help?