What Are You Doing for Christmas?

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Christmas!? Are you kidding me, you wonder, I just
put our Fall Festival to bed. Who’s had time to think about

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Well, if you’re not the uber-children’s minister who chose what
you’re doing for Christmas at least six months ago, join the club!
You’ve got a lot on your plate!  And that’s why we created
easy (almost instant) resources for Christmas that’ll make your job
easier–and still wow your church and community!

If you (like us) are tired of the multiple rehearsals, complex
costumes and staging, and the Grinch stealing every moment you have
just to get ready for Christmas, check out these two surprisingly
easy kits.

  • Nativity: Lights! Camera!
    It’s multigenerational! It’s easy! And it’s
    low-cost! In one night, you go from first rehearsal through cast
    party! In one night! You get the four scenes, original music, and
    speaking parts for two actors. Families and people of all ages
    rehearse their scene, create simple costumes, and learn a new song
    after they arrive.Then everyone gathers to put on the play.
    Afterward, your cast (that’s everyone) gathers to celebrate a show
    well done! All this in only two hours? It’s a Christmas

    You’ll get 1 director guide, 4 assistant director guides, 4 music
    CDs, 1 director media pack, 1 sample family devotion booklet, and 1
    sample keepsake photo frame–all for under $60! Click 
     to learn more about
    Nativity: Lights! Camera! Action!

 If drama’s not your thing but you love immersing people in
a multisensory environment, check out this next kit.

Kids love our Sunday School resources!

  • One Starry
    Imagine a place where families can
    experience what Joseph and Mary did on that starry night long ago!
    With the easy-to-prepare instructions in this kit, you’ll create
    such a place where families see, touch, smell, and taste what life
    was like when Jesus was born. Experience what was happening at the
    census taker’s office, the city gate, the inn, the stable, and

    You’ll get 1 director manual, 1 music and sound effects CD, and a
    sample pack of these family goodies: follow-up photo frame,
    family-time devotions booklet, Bible memory makers and carabiner,
    denarri sample, stellar constellation craft, double wood catch-it
    craft, crown craft, canvas pillow craft, and wandering toy sheep
    craft. Wow! Families will talk about this event for years to come.
    All for under $60!

to learn more about
One Starry Night


About Author

Christine Yount Jones

Christine has more than 26 years of children’s ministry experience. She is the Executive Editor of Children’s Ministry Magazine, has authored many books and articles on children’s ministry, and serves as co-director of the KidMin Conference. She’s responsible for development and innovation of new resources. Follow Christine on Twitter @ChristineYJones

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