This Advent toolkit provides tools and inspiration to help your diocese, congregation or group plan, construct and host an Advent campaign to support Episcopal Relief & Development through Gifts for Life. Presenting an Advent campaign is a wonderful way to bring your community together to join Episcopal Relief & Development in its mission to strengthen communities around the world.
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How to Plan an Advent Campaign
This PDF is designed to help you plan and implement a parish Advent campaign.
Advent Activities Guide
This PDF contains fun and creative ideas to assist you in developing your Advent campaign.
Prayers to Accompany an Advent Campaign
Suggested collects and prayers to accompany your Advent campaign.
In this printable Advent calendar, along with spiritual reflections, we've suggested some ways you can bring Gifts for Life to your parish during the Holiday season. (PDF)
Advent Bulletin Inserts
Reflective bulletin inserts based on the Revised Common Lectionary that highlight Gifts for Life through each week of Advent. (PDF)
Advent Ads for Web and Newsletters
Ads to place on websites, share on social media or insert into print newsletters.
"Download Advent Toolkit and Worship Resources"
"Give Gifts for Life this Christmas!"
Advent Campaign Brochure
This year’s brochure features our special 75th anniversary gifts—items that have proven to form the core building blocks of an entire community.
Gifts for Life Advent insert
More ideas and inspirations for a congregational Advent campaign. (PDF)
Gifts for Life Stories
Animals & Agriculture success story
Basics for Life success story
Green Gifts success story
Health & Wellness success story
Economic Opportunities success story
Parish success story
Joyful stickers to celebrate contributing to Gifts for Life - For use with Avery 8293 1 1/2" Round Labels. (PDF)