Here is a collection of resources curated from around the WWW – from Australia, New Zealand and beyond. We will be adding to the list so please come and visit again!


A Sanctified Art – wonderful seasonal art, liturgy, music, and learning resources from the US

Rags to Riches – Intergenerational worship resource from Scripture Union NZ

Advent – Christmas Resources – loads of resources from Strandz, the NZ churches’ ecumenical collective

The Advent Conspiracy – worship and learning resources about reorienting the story and meaning of Christmas

Illustrated Ministry – colouring sheets for those who like them

Luke: Illustrated Gospel Project – prose, art and music from Malcolm Gordon and friends in New Zealand

Spill the Beans – excellent all age worship and learning resources from the Church of Scotland

Christmas Anticipation booklet by Sarah Agnew – PDF download




Advent Calendar, Comic and Nativity Figures – Si Smith at Proost

Colouring in Nativity Sheets by Kelly Skilton – Image 1, Image 2, Image 3, Image 4, Image 5

Links Religious to Art images online – compiled by Craig Mitchell

Heaps of Advent and Christmas Craft activities collected by Rev Sandy Brodine on Pinterest

Nativity Colouring-in Sheets by Kelly Skilton – Download Zip File


Advent Kits ideas – hosted by Building Faith website

Easter Family Faith Trail – UCA SA

Something is Coming – home-based resources from InterGen Australia


Mediacom – here are five different studies available in PDF format. Authors Chris Walker, Sharonne Price, Anne Siddall, Bob Faser, Benji Callen



New Songs for Advent – new hymns from GIA music

Malcolm Gordon – several songs on Luke: Illustrated Gospel Project album (Video for Hey Mary here and sheet music here.)

David MacGregor – Seven songs with videos including some suitable for all-age settings. You can find sheet music at his website Together to Celebrate.

In this time of waiting.mp4 from David MacGregor on Vimeo.

Sing of a Promise – Song by Craig Mitchell and Allan Hoare – Music score in the book Deeper Water

We Had Seen the Star – Song by Leigh Newton – for listening or viewing (sheet music not available)

Christmas in the Shed – Album by Leigh Newton – recording and sheet music

Christmas in the Scrub – Album by Leigh  Newton – sheet music only

Noisetrade has lots of Christmas albums with some excellent contemporary version of carols, include folky stuff. Good prices or free.

AutoRap by Smule is a mobile phone app that turns speech into rap – link at bottom of web page. Try it with a text like The Magnificat or Christmas Carol lyrics.



WeAreSparkhouse – excellent US resources. go to SparkhouseDigital. Create a free account (no credit card details required). You get seven free downloads. We recommend the Holy Moly videos for Adevent and Christmas. Choose Children – Grades 3 to 4. Other age groups and video series also available.

Immaculate Mary cartoon – Harry Baker and Jon Birch on Proost.

Apollo Christmas – Jon Birch on Proost

Noisy Night – Jon Birch on Proost

The Boy – short film

Paperless Christmas  – Video series

St Pauls Arts and Media – Several videos

The Work of the People – short videos of speakers on themes and reflective videos for worship

Lots of video links at Strandz – NZ Anglicans

Advent and Christmas Videos playlist from the Sydney Catholic Archdiocese

Zoriah Videos for Advent 

A big thank you to Chris Barnett from eLM for some of these links!