From Advent to Christmas to Epiphany, along with New Year's and Valentine's Day … here are devotional resources and service ideas for you and your LWML group.
Multi-Session Bible Studies
One Extraordinary Night — Based on Luke 2:8–14, helps you walk through the vivid colors of history to learn how God orchestrated that miraculous night that changed the world forever. Be transported to the shepherding fields near Bethlehem on that starry night. By Donna Snow. 5 sessions.
No Stranger in the Manger — Based on Matthew 2:2, 10–11. The Magi traveled many miles and months to find Jesus. Journey through this study to discover the wonder, miracle, and majesty of their search — Jesus Christ, the promised Messiah and Savior. By Donna Snow. 4 sessions.
Short Bible Studies
God's Valentine to Us — Valentine's Day
Gold, Frankincense and Me! (Leader Guide and Worksheet) — Christmas, Epiphany, Mites and Missions
Resolutions — Epiphany, New Year
The Sweet Gospel Message with Leader Guide — Christmas
We Await His Coming — Advent, Christmas
We Begin Anew — Thankfulness, Healing, New Year
What Do You Mean, Be Still? (Study & Leader’s Guide) — Advent
Bible Studies Featured in the Lutheran Woman's Quarterly
2018 The Shepherd’s Peace with The Shepherd’s Peace — Leader Guide
2018 Shh! Peace. Be Still. — Bible Study with Shh! Peace. Be Still. — Leader Guide
2017 Listen to the Sounds! with Listen to the Sounds! — Leader Guide
2015 The “Great ‘O’ Antiphons” and “Veni Emmanuel" with The “Great ‘O’ Antiphons” and “Veni Emmanuel" — Leader Guide
2012 Regarding Relationships with Regarding Relationships – Leader Notes
2010 Simply Jesus
2010 The God of Details with The God of Details – Leader Notes
2009 "Heart" Matters: A Look at Mary with "Heart" Matters: A Look at Mary – Leader Notes
2009 What would Joseph Say? A Study of the Earthly Father of Jesus
Advent, A Time for Preparing — Advent, Christmas, Hymns
Advent Joy-A-Tude — Advent, Attitudes
Are You Ready? — Advent, Christmas
A Sweet Season — Joy in the Journey
Be Still — Advent, Christmas
God's Perfect Gift — Advent, Christmas
Got Joy? — Christmas
He Comes to Our Arena — Advent, Isaiah
How Mary Prepared for the First Christmas — Advent, Luke
It’s a New Day — Christmas
Jesus, The Light of the World — Advent
New Beginnings — Trust, New Year
New Year, New You? (Colossians 3:16–17) — Comfort and Hope, Winter
Pilgrimage of Adoration — Christmas, Vocations
"Season of Light" — Epiphany
Shepherds Tell the Good News — Christmas
Simeon’s Song — Epiphany
The Old Barn — Advent, Families, God’s Love
The Perfect Gift — Christmas
The Priceless Gift — Christmas
White as Snow — Baptism
Litanies/Responsive Readings/Short Programs
A Christian Reading on the Twelve Days of Christmas — Christmas, Bible Knowledge
Advent Biblical Treasure Hunt — Advent
Advent by Candlelight — Advent
Blessings from the Manger — Advent
Candy Cane Christmas — Christmas
Circle of Light (Program) — Advent, Christmas
Christmas in Our Lives: God's Love Reaching to Us and through Us — Christmas
Decorating the Mitten Tree — Christmas, Mitten Tree
Do You Know The Baby? — Christmas
From Manger to the Mount — Collection of six programs for seasons of the church year: Advent, Christmas, Epiphany, Lent, Easter, Pentecost
Message of the Christmas Tree — Christmas
On Our Way to Bethlehem — Advent, Christmas, Hymns
Our God is a God of Life — Pro-life
Sweet Christmas — Advent/Christmas Program
The Blessings of Christmas Today (Devotion/Program) — Christmas
The Pieces of Jesus’ Life — Christmas
A Personal Visit with Mary, Mother of Jesus — Personal Sharing
Christmas Wrappings — Advent
Hmmm, Christmas Joy? — Christmas
It’s a Boy! — Christmas
Our Gospel Light — Epiphany
The Advent Wreath — Advent
The True Gift — Advent, Christmas
The Twelve Days of Circle — Advent, LWML
Crafts & Printables
Bible Journaling: Advent Devotional Template
Scripture Gift Tags (Assortment) — Use them on your gifts to share God's love. Attach them to a gift of baked goods, too!
Advent Scripture Chain — Share the message of Christ this Advent with a paper chain!
Christmas Ornaments (Assortment) — Share the message of Christ and the mission of the LWML with beautiful ornaments you make yourself!
Scripture in Color — FREE Printables for you to color!
Christmas Notecards & Bookmarks (Assortment)
Christmas Notecards & Bookmarks (Assortment) in Spanish
Social posts graphics to share: The 12 Days of Christmas
Personal Development — Discover your spiritual gifts with this package that includes a Bible study, sketch, and discussion questions.
Developing a Personal Mission Statement — This resource will equip and engage you to write your own personal mission statement and may be used as group event activity.
Time Management — Helpful steps to manage yourself in a healthy, timely manner.
Sharing Jesus' Love in Action — Resolving to Act!
Sharing Jesus' Love in Action — Making an Advent Wreath
Sharing God's Love on Valentine's Day. Extension: Feeding the Hungry.
Sharing Jesus' Love Through Action Calendar — A Year's Worth of Mission Service Activities
Make Christmas Cards for Refugees
Knit a Stocking Cap for those in Need
Send Valentines to Your Church Members That Are "Shut-In"
Make the Reverse Advent Calendar
Baby Shower for a Pro-Life Pregnancy Resource Center
Gifts from the Heart Toolkits — LWML Toolkit Kits are kit suggestions that you can use for Gifts from the Heart in your district, zone, and local groups. These kit lists are simply a “jumping off” point to use as you share God’s love and serve the Lord with Gladness.
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