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Christmas Appeal church resources

Your church can make a real difference to people fleeing violence this Christmas. Get your resources below to share our Christmas Appeal in your church and community.

Orderable resources

Fill in our simple form to order donation envelopes, posters and Advent colouring candles to promote and use in your Christmas services. 

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Downloadable resources
Download and print these resources to use in the lead up to Christmas and to plan your Christmas services.

Welsh resources can be found further down the page.
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Use this liturgy for each Sunday in Advent as you light your Advent wreath and the Christ candle at Christmas.
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A mindfulness colouring candle for use throughout Advent, inspired by the verse ‘The people walking in darkness have seen a great light’ (Isaiah 9:2). Order enough for everyone in your church – including the children!
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A range of suggested prayers that can be used in your carol services, including an opening prayer, prayers of confession and intercession, and a closing blessing.
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A one-stop shop for planning and promoting your carol services
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A short talk that you could use and adapt for your Christmas services, on the theme of light and journeys. This includes the story of an inspirational Christian from Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Use this sketch in an all-age service; it requires minimal rehearsal!
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Customise this simple poster to promote your Christmas events.
A close up of Angelique, from Democratic Republic of Congo.
Use this customisable church magazine article to promote your Christmas events in your local press.
A thumbnail of a Christian Aid Walk of Witness how-to guide
A one-stop shop for putting on a candelit Walk of Witness.
Candles that feature in the Christmas Appeal film
This Christmas, 65 million people are fleeing from conflict and crises. In this video, we remember that the infant Jesus and his family were refugees, escaping to Egypt where they found safety and solace. Download this video for use in church services.
Welsh resources
Thumbnail of the Carols by Candlelight services
Nifer o weddÏau y gellid eu defnyddio mewn gwasanaeth carolau, yn cynnwys gweddi agoriadol, gweddÏau cyffes ac ymbil, a bendith i gloi.
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Defnyddiwch y litwrgi hwn ar Suliau yr adfent wrth oleuo’r canhwyllau yn y dorch a channwyll y Crist ar fore’r Nadolig.
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Defnyddiwch y sgets hon mewn gwasanaeth pob oed; prin iawn yw’r angen am ymarfer ymlaen llaw!

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