The StF Advent “one stop shop”

Meeting all your Advent worship needs.

Advent Candle liturgies
Three liturgies for use through Advent by Mark Earey and Alison Richards, each built around hymns in Singing the Faith, including Mark Earey’s own advent hymn  “Advent candles tell their story” (StF 165) and Bernadette Farrell’s hymn, “Longing for light, we wait in darkness” (“Christ, be our light!”) (StF 706).

Four more candle hymns available only from StF+

Thirty second Christmas
Singing the Faith Plus editor, Laurence Wareing, discovers Christmas surprises amongst the audio clips on the website.

Recent Advent hymns
More hymns for Advent and Christmas by Gareth Hill and Laurence Wareing

Hope in dark times: AIDS and Advent
World AIDS Day is marked this year on Saturday 1 December.


Christingle and other Advent resources
Composer Valerie Ruddle’s easy-to-use introduction to the Advent hymns in Singing the Faith, plus ideas for Christingle and links to other prayers and resources.


Methodist Advent Offering Resources
Service resources on the theme of “Overflowing love”. Helping Mission in Britain to give a warm welcome to those in need, these resources support local churches to hold an Advent Offering service for the MiB Fund during Advent Sunday 2018 – with Leaders’ Notes and an Order of Service. Resources available in English and Welsh.

Each year All We Can, the Methodist relief and development partner, provides engaging Advent and Christmas resources. Prayers, reflections, poems, films and more, will help light up your services as well as lives across the world. Order and download your Extraordinary Gift campaign.

Christian Aid resources
New Advent and Christmas resources for 2018, this year introducing us to people who work on the frontline of peacemaking.

Categories: Advent and Christmas, Worship Resources.

One Response to The StF Advent “one stop shop”

  1. Editor says:

    Thanks to one site user for this feedback:

    “Thank you for the Advent ‘One stop shop’ – excellent resources as always, which have helped shape Advent services across the circuit :)” (Andrew Letby, Croydon)

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