Friday, December 18, 2009

    Advent '09 Ideas for Youth Ministry #6: More Links!

    With the last Sunday of Advent almost upon us, we offer up one more heaping helping of Advent links.  We hope these will be helpful in your ministry with youth or just in your own personal observance of this season of waiting.

    The ReJesus features a series of online meditations focused on different  characters that appear in an Eastern Christian nativity icon image. 

    Check out this gallery of images of a collection of creative Advent prayer centers.

    Here is a great step-by-step description of an intergenerational and interactive Advent worship experience developed by a youth worker in Tennessee.

    Need a rest yourself during this season of the year? Try this online series of devotions called "Following the Star."

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art offers this really cool interactive exploration of the nativity narrative in classical art.

    Looking for some free Christmas music to get you in the spirit?  Try any of the free (and legal) downloads from Feels Like Christmas. (I particularly like the version of "God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen" by Jars of Clay found on this page of the site).