Streets of Light Advent Calendar

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Spreading Comfort & Joy

Each day of our calendar contains a window from the Advent Trail, open a door on or after the date to see the theme and images from around the Vale.

December:

1

1

‘A child will be born to us. God will give a son to us. His name will be Prince of Peace.’

Isaiah 9:6

2

2

‘God sent the angel Gabriel to a girl called Mary. “You will have a baby and name him Jesús”.’

Luke 1 :31

3

3

‘The angel came to Mary and said, “Greetings! The Lord has blessed you and is with you.” ’

Luke 1:28

4

4

Joy!

5

5

‘Caesar sent out an order that everyone should be taxed and everyone travelled to their home towns to have their names put on the list.’

Luke 2:3

6

6

‘So Joseph went to the town of David because he was from the family of David. Joseph registered with Mary.’

Luke 2:4-5

7

7

‘Little Donkey, Little Donkey’

8

8

‘There were no rooms left in the inn. Mary wrapped the baby in cloths and laid him in a manger.’

Luke 2:7

9

9

‘While Joseph and Mary were in Bethlehem, the time came forMarytohavethebaby. She gave birth to her first son.’

Luke 2:6-7

10

10

‘Away in a manger, No crib for a bed, The little Lord Jesus Laid down His sweet head.’

11

11

‘That night some shepherds were in the fields nearby watching their sheep.’

Luke 2:8

12

12

‘An angel of the lord appeared. The angel said, “Do not be afraid, I bring GoodNews. Today your saviour was born in David’s town. He is Christ the Lord.” ’

13

13

‘The angels were praising god, saying, “Give glory to god in the highest, and let there be peace on Earth.” ’

Luke 2:13-14

14

14

‘Hark the herald angels sing, “Glory to the new born king” ’

15

15

‘The shepherds went quickly and found Mary, Joseph and the baby.’

Luke 2:16-18

16

16

‘See Him lying on a bed of straw, a draughty stable with an open door, Mary cradling the babe she bore’

17

17

‘The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.’

John 1:5

18

18

‘After Jesus was born, some wise men came from the east.’

Matthew 2:1

19

19

‘When the wise men saw the star, they were filled with joy.’

Matthew 2:10

20

20

‘The wise men gave him gold, frankincense and myrrh.’

Matthew 2:11

21

21

We three Kings

22

22

‘For God so loved the world, he gave his only son.’

John 3:16

23

23

Joy to the world

24

24

‘The star that they had seen in the east went before them until it stopped above the place where the child was.’

Matthew 2:9