Song: Joy To The World, hymn 201
Scripture: Luke 2:11
- Read the words from the hymn, Joy to the World. Discuss how you can prepare your hearts to receive Christ.
- Retell the story of Christ's birth in your own words. Remind your family that Christmas is about family and service. Discuss how you can continue to serve others throughout the coming year.
- Talk about your favorite Christmas decorations. Discuss how the decorations are to help remind us of Christ's birth.
Candy canes = Shepherd’s staff
Lights, candles, star = The star that appeared on the night of Jesus’ birth
Holly = The crown of thorns
Evergreen tree = Eternal life
Green, ivy = Life and hope
Red, holly berries = The blood of Christ