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Part I

A Sermons & Sermon - Lectionary Resources Page
-- Richard Fairchild & Brett Blair --

Professionally Written Christmas & Christmas Eve Resources

We pray that you will find this site to be a blessing as you celebrate Advent and Christmas.
From Richard & Charlene Fairchild at Kir-Shalom to you:
- A very blessed and holy Christmas Greeting


Part I

Advent Calendars Advent Study Guides Advent Candlelighting Advent & Christmas Prayer Advent Wreath: Customs & Prayers Advent Preparations Christingles Jesse Trees Hanging Of The Greens Advent Meditations Advent: Other Advent & Christmas Sermons Who is Jesus? Where It Took Place Biblical Accounts & Studies Christmas History, Symbols & Traditions Christmas Eve Customs Christmas Eve Services Christmas Day Special Days Special Christmas Indexes Special Friends: Pot 'O Pastors Special Christmas Pages Christmas & Advent Hymns & Carols Christmas MIDIs Christmas Cantatas Christmas Poems Christmas Story Collections Christmas Classics: Stories Christmas Stories: Dr. Ralph Wilson Christmas Legends Christmas Dramas Christmas Narrative Sermons Christmas Meditations Various Articles Special Projects Specials: Presentations, TV Shows, Etc. Books and Movies Christmas Countdown Chat Christmas Lists Christmas Quizzes, Puzzles, Games Joyeux Noel a Quebec et L'Acadiens Special Places Christmas Card Pages Special International Christmas Pages Australian Christmas Pages Chanukah Resources Kir-Shalom Resources Christmas Travel Christmas At War Aspects Of Christmas

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Christmas Art Christmas Clipart Christmas Recipes Food Safety Fascinating Odds & Ends Christmas Lists Christmas Crafts Christmas Greetings Christmas Flowers & Plants Christmas Safety Christmas Trees Christmas Specialty Products & Gifts & Contests Christmas Humour Interactive, Bulletin Boards, Games, Software Articles On Stress & Coping Dealing With Holidays Some Special Circumstances Secular Indexes & Guides Christmas For Children Other Christmas Homepages New Year's Customs New Year's Resolutions New Year's Reflections Epiphany Season The Wisemen The Baptism of Jesus

"Prepare Ye The Way of The Lord"
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Advent Calendars
An Advent Calendar - 2003: From Simple Gifs.
Advent Calendar
A World Wide Christmas Calendar: From Sweden.
Greg's Advent Calendar
A Worldwide Christmas Calendar: Sweden.
Adventskalender: German Corner Magazine.
Le Calendrier de l'Avent: From Quebec.
Ökumenischer Adventskalender 1997
Mousepad Advent Calendar
NazNet's Advent Calendar & Advent Preparations
Advent Calendar 2003: From our friend, Rev. Martin Reed, Rector the Teme Valley Parishes in rural Worcestershire , who has Advent and Christmas resources below under Preparations.
A Jesse Tree Calendar
2001 Advent Calendar: St. Margaret Mary RC Parish in Naperville, Illinois.
Advent Calendar
The 2001 Justpeace Sustainable Living Calendar
E-Advent Calendar 2003: From the Knights of Columbus in Wyoming.

Advent Study Guides
Advent Study Guide 2001: United Methodist.

Advent Candle Lighting Liturgies
Year A: 1998
Year B: 1996 & 1999
Year C: 1997

Advent & Christmas Prayer
Praying Christmas
Advent Season Prayers
Christmas Prayers and Customs
Advent Prayers
O Antiphons
The Antiphons Of Advent
Advent Devotions 2001: File downloads.

Advent Wreath: Custom & Prayers
Advent Wreath: Prayers & Customs: For the home.

Advent Preparations
Sermon & Sermon - Lectionary Resources: Comprehensive sermon and lectionary resources.
Seasonal Resources: from Sermon-Lectionary Resources
Hanging of the Greens: From Denzel Nonhof.
The Marvelous Story of Many of Our Christmas Hymns : To Be Used In A Setting of Worship; by Denzel Nonhof and adapted for worship use by Richard Fairchild
Advent Daily Scripture Readings
Holy Days, Holidays and Such: From Ken Collins Web Site.
Celebrating Advent and Christmas
Celebrating Advent In The Home An 8 page booklet to help families celebrate Advent; also available in PDF.
Children Pray: Advent and Christmas
Prayers and Blessings For Advent 1998
Advent & Christmas Resources Particularly aimed at children and youth from Rev. Martin Reed, Rector the Teme Valley Parishes in rural Worcestershire in the UK. Recommended.
A Symbolic Jesse Tree
Wellsprings On The Web: Liturgical resources.
Preaching Advent 2000: From Preacher's Exchange from the Order of Preachers at Dominican Friars: Province of St. Martin de Porres

The Christingle Service
Band of Hope
If You're New To Christingles, Don't Worry: PDF file
How To Make A Christingle

Jesse Trees
The Jesse Tree: From our own resources here at Kir-Shalom.
The Jesse Tree

Hanging Of The Greens
Hanging Of The Christmas Greens

Advent Meditations
Twas The Beginning of Advent By our friend Todd Jenkins - a thoughtful take off on a familiar poem. Published by Kir-Shalom with permission.
Christmas and Advent Meditations
The Symphony of Advent
Advent and Christmas Reflections
Advent Issue: Anglican Digest: Vol. 37, No. 6.
Shadows Fall Across The Land
To Hear Or Not To Hear
To See Or Not To See
A Mustard Seed Christmas: A true story. Meaningful and faith-inspiring.
Watch and Pray Until The Lord's Return: Pope John Paul II, Dec. 1, 1996.
Mother's Last Christmas Gift: True story. Full of hope, especially for those who have loved ones suffering from a dementia.
Come, Let Us Adore Him!: Advent and Christmas meditations in audio accompanied by special music by Fr. Tommy Lane.
Reflections During Advent: By Dorothy Day in 1966.

Advent: Other
Lectionary Leaf: Resource from Bass Mitchell. "A free, print ready resource that you can use as a bulletin insert to encourage individuals and families to read the upcoming lectionary passages. " Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader.
O Antiphons: From Charlene Fairchild
Reflections on the Lectionary (Nov-Dec 1996): Year A resource.
Reflections on the Lectionary (Nov-Jan 1994-95): Year C resource.
Advent Lectionary Readings Year A
Mary, the Mother of Jesus: Sunday School Lesson.
The Advent of Jesus
What Is Advent?
From All Saints To Advent: From St. Peter's Anglican, Nottingham, UK.
Christmas Creche Exhibit
Divine Preparations: Time of Advent
The True Christmas Spirit
A Season of Expectation and Anticipation
Advent and Christmas
Advent Service of Lessons and Carols
Christmas 1999 Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway
Advent & Christmas Resources: From Wellsprings On The Web.
Advent - Epiphany Resources: from the United Methodist Church.

Advent & Christmas Sermons & Sermon Preparation
Year "C"Many original lectionary and scripture resources (study, liturgy, homiletics) and annotated links to the major RCL resources around the world are available from Rev. Richard Fairchild. E-mail update notice available.
Year "B" Available from Rev. Richard Fairchild. E-mail update notice available.
The Text This Week: "A virtual study desk for students, teachers and preachers of the readings in the Revised Common Lectionary." Scholarly, researched links from Jenee Woodard. Weekly e-mail messages summarizing highlights from each week's lists of study resources abvailable.
RCL Worship & Preaching: Resources for preachers and worship leaders using the Revised Common Lectionary, prepared by Rev. David Beswick.
Liturgies Online: Lectionary generated liturgies solely as an aid for ministers and worship leaders throughout churches by Moira Laidlaw.
Hymnsite.Com: Suggested Hymns for use with the Revised Common Lectionary.
Revised Common Lectionary
MAPC Advent & Christmas Sermon Archive
The King Is Coming (1996 - "B"): Sermon series.
Wise Men Seek Him Still (1997 - Year C): Sermon series.
Thy Kingdom Come (1998 Year A): Sermon series.
Selected Sermons: Worship That Works.
Children's Sermons: Sermons for Holidays and Special Occasions can be found here.
Christmas Eve, December 24, 1995,: Year A. Christ the King Lutheran Church.

"See The Lord Returning To Zion"
Lo, He Comes With Clouds Descending
Who & Why?
Who Is Jesus?
The Gift of a Word
Prophecies of the Messiah
Of Whom Do The Prophets Speak?
Christmas...God's Way!
The Story of Jesus Christ: A compilation of Bible verses--from Genesis through Revelation -- that reads like a story.
The Genealogies of Jesus
The Birth Of Jesus In Light Of The Gospels
Links On Herod The Great

Where It Took Place
Bethlehem: Birthplace Of Jesus: A joint project by the Franciscans and Christusrex.
Israel In 3-D
Virtual Jerusalem
Bethehem: From Christus Rex.

The Biblical Accounts and Studies
The Original Christmas Story
The Christmas Story From Saint Luke
The Christmas Story
A Christmas Study I
Christmas Studies
The Nativity Pages
Gifts For The King

Christmas History, Symbols & Traditions
What Was The Star?
Revealing The Star Of Bethlehem
The Star of Bethlehem: : An Astronomical And Historical Perspective
The Star Of Bethlehem: Ken Collins.
The Star Of Bethlehem: US Naval Observatory.
The Star Of Bethlehem: Dr. Ray Bohlin, Probe Ministries.
The Star Of Bethlehem, Magi, Astronomy, Astrology, Pi, Archaeology, Christmas
Common Errors in "Star of Bethlehem" Planetarium Shows
The Star Of Bethlehem: The Plant
The Christmas Star: International Star Registry.
The Holy Supper
Christmas: Where did it come from? Where is it going?
Wenceslas and Nicholas: December saints.
Diorama Bethlehem Einsiedeln Switzerland; largest creche in world; English, French, German; slide show.
How Christmas Works: "The Complete Guide to Christmas Traditions from"
The Symbols & Traditions Of Christmas

"Unto Us A Son Is Born"
O Holy Night!
Christmas Eve Customs & Resources
Christmas Traditions In France & Canada
Resources For Christmas Eve & Christmas Day : For use in the home (from Rev. Bass Mitchell).

Christmas Eve Services
Sermon & Sermon - Lectionary Resources Comprehensive resources.
A Blue Christmas: A "Longest Night" Service reproduced with permission of Wood Lake Books and First United Church, Kelowna, B.C.
Let's Go To Bethlehem: From Kir-Shalom - a Candlelight Cantata Communion Service.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion: From Kir-Shalom - traditional service of carols, anthems and readings.
Christmas Eve Sermon
Index of Revised Common Lectionary Years ABC
Advent Year A
Advent Year B
Advent Year C

Christmas Day
Sermon: From Worship That Works.
365 Days of Christmas Growing: Sermon.
Christmas and Epiphany Prayers: From the imcomparable Catholic church - St. Bron's.
Resources For Christmas Day: From Bass Mitchell.
Christmas Day Menu

Special Days During Advent & Christmas
Dec. 6: The Legend Of Sankt Nikolaus
Dec. 8: Maria Empfaengnis / Immaculate Conception
Dec. 13: Santa Lucia - The Queen Of Lights
Dec. 26: Holy Innocents Day: Sermon for the day we remember the slaughter of the infants by Herod.

"God Is With Us"
Joy To The World!
Special Christmas Indexes
Christmas in Cyberspace: Christian perspective.
Christmas Eternal
Christmas Movies
This is Christmas on the Web!
A Holy Easter: For the Christian there can be no Christmas without Easter and no Easter without Christmas.
Christ in Christmas Excellent!
Christmas At Cybergrace
Season's Greetings: Index for teachers of Modern Languages.
Religious Christmas

Very Special Friends: Pot O' Pastors & Friends
A Top Ten Christmas At Peggie's Place: From Peggie Bohanon's Peggies Place in Missouri.
Featured Sites at A Top Ten Christmas!
Christmas Celebration: From Grant MacDonald's Graceland in New Brunswick, Canada - including Top Ten list.
'Tis The Christmas Season: From Barb Sanders' Entourage in Alabama.
Take A Present Or Take Them All: From Ed Rutherford in California.
The Nativity Scene: From Jerry "Papa J" Meyer in Florida.
Noël Sous Le Genêt Isolé: From Franziska Santschi-Geiser, Quebec, Canada. Beautiful!
Confessions of A Christmas Mom If you're a Mom, read this.
The Doctor's Christmas Devos for teens from "the Doctor" in New York.
Almost Too Good To Be True! Pastor Bob Neuman.
Christmas With The Sawhooks
A Holiday Celebration: At Eric Reamer's Illustrated Illusions.

Special Christmas Pages: Other (Secular) Pages at Part II
A Blessed Christmas To All
Christmas At Our House: Warm family page.
A Search For The Meaning of Christmas
The Very First Story of Christmas: Hong Kong.
Father Finelli's Christmas Page
CVC Christmas Page: Central Valley Christian School.
Annie's Chrismas Page
Christmas Collage
Christmas With Reader's Digest
Joy To The World
A Search For The Meaning Of Christmas
Drennon's 12 Days of Christmas
Happy Birthday Jesus!
Christmas Expressions 1999
The Christmas Experience
Christmas With Reader's Digest
A Brother Like That
Boo's Christmas Wish List A MUST SEE. The page creator reports "I am overwhelmed at the poignancy of many of the wishes."
Turn Back To The Bible For Christmas The page features an Internet Drama which is titled: "The Twelve Voices of Christmas".
Celebrate Christmas
Season's Greetings Beautiful pages from Charlene Murchison.
Christkindl's Christmas Links
Marvelicious Christmas
Dave's Old-Fashioned Christmas Page Another true gem!
All About Jesus Beautiful family page.
Celebrate Christmas: From The Sixth Grade Treasure Trove, especially check out the Advent Box.
Christmas Village
Christmas World
Christmas Corner
Christmas At "How Stuff Works"
WOI's Christmas On The Net: Commercial free.
Elle's Christmas: Special feature is a build a Nativity page plus a larger Nativity page.
Home and Family's Christmas

Australian Christmas Pages In honour of my son-in-law to be, Damon and his brother Nolan.
Darcy's Christmas
Christmas In Australia
AusNet's Celebration of Christmas: Articles and links.
Christmas IN Australia: From Virtual Australia: Australian Christmas graphics, Australian's Christmas traditions, carols, foods.
Australian Christmas Theme

Chanukah Resources
Extensive Chanukah Resources
Chanukah Song: By M. Hoenig.
Celebrate With JOI Jewish Outreach Institute

"Glory To God In The Highest Heaven"
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Christmas & Advent Hymns & Carols
Tribute To Silent Night From Charlene Fairchild at Kir-Shalom.
Handel's Halleluia Chorus Text, midi and links.
Handel's Messiah: MIDI.
The Story of Silent Night
Christmas Hymns
Craig's Christmas Carols Page
Christmas Song Lyrics
Christmas Carols
The Giant Harmonica Songbook: From Jack Earl (may download Christmas carols for the harmonica).
Old-fashioned Harmonica Christmas
Silent Night, Holy Night: In various translations.
Christmas Carol Lyrics
The Huron Carol: Canada's first Christmas carol written by Saint Jean de Brebeuf, a Jesuit missionary to the Hurons and translated by Jesse Edgar Middleton. Page by Charlene Fairchild
Huron Carol Translation and Pronunciation Guide
Do You Hear What I Hear?: Multimedia.
Christmas Songs of the Season
Christmas Songs, 4000 Volkslieder
A Merry Musical Christmas History of Carols and carolling.
Song Sheets To Print
Une Cantate de Noel Program notes for the Honegger and Bach Cantatas.
The Music of Ruth Elaine Schram
Origin of the Twelve Days of Christmas From Catholic Information Network.
New Christmas Music: From Songs of Praise website created by Elton Smith and featuring music by Elton Smith "and a whole bunch of other people to the glory and praise of God."
We Three Kings
Christmas Treasures: An ongoing tradition - an original Internet Christmas Album (started in 1994 and nourished every year thereafter.)
Bethlehem is Busy Today
Christmas Carol Lyrics List
Online Christmas Carols In Esperanto

Christmas MIDIs
Christmas Songs: MIDI's: Both Christian and secular.
The Woodshed Christmas MIDI's: Another must see on your Christmas music search.
Music for the Christmas Season: From Charlie the Carmelite.
The Cyber Hymnal: Index
The Cyber Hymnal: Advent
The Cyber Hymnal: Christmas
Elycia's Real Audio Holidazzle
Christmas Carols (Multilingual)
Dream Packer's Holiday Music MIDIs MIDIs and lyrics.
Songs Of Praise Christmas Music
Unique Christmas Carol midi files by DeLong Farms: RECOMMENDED.

Christmas Cantatas
The Road To Bethlehem

Christmas Poems
Children Go Where I Send Thee
Christmas In The Trenches
Listening To Christmas
A Cradle Song: Padraic Colum.
Again At Christmas We Did Weave: Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
Christmas Reflections
Gulf War Vets Christmas Greeting
Wreath: Advent 1996.
A Visit From the Christ Child: By F. R. "Père Robért" Duplantier; a re-write of "'Twas The Night Before Christmas.
Christmas Poems - The True Spirit of Christmas
Christmas Poems: Beautifully illustrated by the artwork of Lauren Ford.

Christmas Stories Collections
Christmas Stories: Fabulous extensive collection.
Not Just for Kids! Christmas Stories and Poems: Good mix of stories and poems.
Christmas Stories: Six illustrated stories well-told.
Carol's Christmas Stories: Original stories.

Christmas Classics: Stories
A Christmas Carol By Chapters.
A Christmas Carol
The Gift of the Magi: O Henry's classic.
The Pine Tree: Hans Christian Andersen.
The Three Purses: Old classic.
The Three Kings of Cologne: Medieval story.
A Child's Christmas In Wales
Christmas: Gertrude Von Lefort.
O Admirabile commercium!: Christmastide.
Ecumenical Christmas 1916: by Stefanie Riedl-Ruczkowski.
Good King Wencelas: The book, the real story by Jan Rejzl BSc MSc.
Christmas Stories and Poems
Darcy's Christmas: Australian writer's serial Christmas Story.
Christmas Music & Stories
Christmas Stories & Poetry Beautiful page. Classics and modern treasures.
A Cup of Christmas Tea Heartwarming.
A Christmas Gift For Kathryn
A Cop's Christmas
Christmas Stories From Children's Literature Web Guide.
One Solitary Life and its' origins.
Christmas Stories: From Chris Hill.
The Christmas Page: Excellent collection of Christmas stories from the Children's Literature Web Guide.
A Busy Night In Bethlehem: Ed Noonan, Mary's Mountain - Stories developed for telling at Christmas parties.
An Innkeeper Named Simon: Posted on the Yahoo group Warm Fuzzy Stories.

Christmas Stories by Dr. Ralph Wilson
Christian Articles Archive: Christmas
Burlap, Boys, and Christmas
The Story of Silent Night (Stille Nacht)
The Real St. Nick
A Healthy Cry From The Manger: The Meaning of the Incarnation.
A Gift All Wrapped In Swaddling Clothes
Joseph's Letter Home
The Cradle: A Christmas Story
The Innkeeper's Tale
The Tyranny of Giving
When Magi Camped In Bethlehem
The Virgin Mary: Handmaid of the Lord
Christmas Hardships

Christmas Legends
The Candy Cane
Christmas Mouse
The Christmas Rose
The Flight Into Egypt and the Miracles: Legend of the Sage Plant.
A Brief History of Saint Nicholas: by Juelie McLean.
The Twelve Days Of Christmas

Christmas Dramas
Symphony of Friendship: From Japan.
Christmas Eve
Traditional Christmas Nativity Play
Nativity Play Hymns
Setting the Stage For A Nativity Play
Eldridge Religious Plays and Musicals: Commercial site but looks good. Excellent selection.
The Perfect Gift: A Christmas musical by Dan Zigler and Elton Smith.
A Christmas Gift Sent Special Delivery: A Christmas Program for Children and Youth.
When In Bethlehem: The Author has asked that anybody wishing to perform it pays a small donation to our church's Junior Church fund.
The Special Gift
The Innkeeper's Wife

Christmas Narrative Sermons
Reflections Of An Innkeeper
Witnesses To Wonder: The Innkeeper: Monologue.

Christmas Meditations
Peace on Earth
Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus
Tales of a Beggar: Justice of the Prince
Devotional Series: Collections on this page are related to Christmas.

Various Articles
Worthy of Note: Sojourner's. Book list, Christmas pledge.
Boston's Christmas Trees: An expression of the warmth and fellowship of the Season. Trees from Halifax, NS and Saint John, NB as "Thank You's" from grateful neighbours.
The Spirit of Christmas
Spirituality for Today: Christmas 1995 issue. Articles.
Holiday Reading List: From Zondervan Publishing.
The Twelve Days of Christmas
The Quiet Christmas

Special Projects
Cops Who Care: Wickenburg, Arizona.
Volunteers of America Sidewalk Santa
Canadian Lung Association Christmas Links
Operation Christmas Child
The Miracle of Christmas at Covenant House....: From Covenant House.Org.

Specials: Presentations, TV Shows, Etc.
Christmas Movies
Bethlehem: Experience The Birth Santa Clara First Baptist Church, California.
Golden's Living Nativity - BC Rocky MountainsLiving Nativity, Golden, BC: Golden's live re-enactment of the Nativity in the snow and cold of the Canadian Rockies. Script included.
Oh, little slice of Bethlehem
Little Shepherd Website: Free book, video clip, colouring contest, broadcast (TV) guide. From Lutheran Hour.
Red Boots For Christmas: Also from the Lutheran Hour.

Books and Movies
Christmas Movies
Christmas Mysteries

Christmas Countdown
Christmas Countdown: From Christmas.Com.
Countdown To Christmas: University of Idaho.
Countdown to Christmas: From Christmas Around The World.
Countdown Til' Christmas

Yahoo's Christmas International Club Place to discuss international Christmas customs.

Christmas Lists
Christmas Cheer: A recipe/craft/holiday idea sharing list.
Christmas All Year: More recipes, crafts, ideas.
White Christmas: Recipes, memories, stories, crafts and photos.

Christmas Quizzes, Puzzles & Games
Word Search Puzzles
Pictures To Colour
The Christmas Trivia Quiz
Christmas Mazes
Christmas Puzzle: Carols.
Christmas Carol Quiz
Christmas Games & Party Ideas: For Kids, Family & Classroom.
Office Christmas Party Games

"On Earth Peace Good Will Towards Those Whom He Favours"
Il Est Né, Le Divin Enfant!
Joyeux Noël au Québec et aux Acadiens Many thanks - Merci Beaucoup! - to Janet Di Giacomo for the "right" words!
Noël Sous Le Genêt Isolé: Franziska Santschi-Geiser, St. Germaine, PQ.
Noel! C'est Noel!: Quebectel.
Page de Noel: Index.
Traditions de Noel
Introduction du sapin au Canada
Noel Autour du Monde
Traditions de Noel en France et au Canada
Noel Eternel
Christmas Creek

Special Places
PEI: Christmas On The Island
Mummering in Newfoundland, Canada
Bronner's CHRISTmas Wonderland In Frankenmuth, Michigan.
Winnipeg: Canada's Christmas Capital

Christmas Card Pages
Fairchild Christmas Card 1998
Fairchild Christmas Newsletter 1998
Fairchild Christmas Card 1999
Fairchild Christmas Newsletter 1999
Fairchild Christmas Card 2000
The White House

Special International Christmas Pages
Seasons Greetings: From Language Teacher Pete Jones, Whitby, Ontario. Excellent!
Presepi: Nativity Scene: Italy. Beautiful!
Italian Alpine Nativity Scene: From the parish of S.S. Giovanni Battista e Martino.
Christmas Traditions In Canada & France
Christmas Traditions in the UK
Christmas in Poland
Christmas In German Europe
Engelchen Weihnachtsmarkt In German but has Alta Vista's translation service on page.
De Stoompage van Sinterklaas
Euro Yule: European Christmas Traditions.
Frohe Weihnachte: German Christmas customs and traditions.
De Stoompage van Sinterklaas
European Christmas Traditions: From Epicurious - Euro Yule.
Juleside - Norway and Juleside - in English
Janne's länk-tips God Jul !: Finland.
Christmas With Virtual Finland: Beautiful pages!
Christmas Around The World
CyberNativity 1997-1998: Italy.
Radio Santa Claus
Christmas In Mexico: Navidad En Mexico
Christmas In Latin America Collaborative effort with people from over 20 countries.
Yahoo's Christmas International Christmas Customs

Kir-Shalom Resources
Hanging of the Greens: From Denzel Nonhof.
Candle-Lighting Year A: 1998
Candle-Lighting Year B: 1997
Candle-Lighting Year C: 1996, 1999
Twas The Beginning of Advent By our friend Todd Jenkins - a thoughtful take off on a familiar poem. Published by Kir-Shalom with permission.
Shadows Fall Across The Land
A Mustard Seed Christmas: A true story. Meaningful and faith-inspiring.
A Blue Christmas: A "Longest Night" Service reproduced with permission of Wood Lake Books and First United Church, Kelowna, B.C.
Let's Go To Bethlehem: From Kir-Shalom - a Candlelight Cantata Communion Service.
Christmas Eve Candlelight Communion: Traditional service of carols, anthems and readings.
A Holy Easter: For the Christian there can be no Christmas without Easter and no Easter without Christmas.
Sermon & Sermon - Lectionary Resources
The Huron Carol: Canada's first Christmas carol written by Saint Jean de Brebeuf, a Jesuit missionary to the Hurons and translated by Jesse Edgar Middleton.
Huron Carol Translation and Pronunciation Guide
O Antiphons
Tribute To Silent Night
Mother's Last Christmas Gift
Hopping John

Christmas Travel
Rocky Mountaineer RailTours Look for Christmas In Victoria or Whistler or Jasper at their Sitemap: "The Most Spectacular Train Trip In The World"

Christmas At War
A Christmas Reminiscence - Veterans Affairs Canada: Letters.

Aspects Of Christmas
Aspects of the Antebellum Christmas
A Victorian Christmas: From the Scrap Album site.
Christmas: What Makes It Important?
Christmas Greetings From The Animal World: Also from the Scrap Album site.

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