Preparing for Advent and Christmas
It's now September, which means that Advent, followed by Christmas, is not far away. It's likely that those who lead the church in worship are already preparing. This post may be of help.
The Advent/Christmas season celebrates (in this order), the future, present and past "comings" of the incarnate Son of God, our Lord Jesus Christ ("advent" from Latin "adventus," means "coming"). These celebrations begin a new cycle in the church's annual worship calendar in much of Western Christianity.
For an incarnational, Trinitarian perspective on the meaning of this important season, together with other resources to help with preparation, click here. (Note: the first Sunday of Advent in 2014 is November 30).