Week 1: Hope of Faith

Ornament: Christmas Tree

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Items needed:

Green and yellow poster board or card stock

Thin yarn – approximately 18 inches

Ornament hanger or small piece of yarn (for hanging)

Scissors

Hole punch

Pen or writing utensil

Tape

Glue


Instructions:

1. Cut a piece of green poster board or card stock into the shape of a Christmas tree.

2. Punch holes at the tips of each branch on the Christmas tree.

3. Secure one end of the yarn to the starting point at the top of the tree. Feed the yarn through each hole, crisscrossing the tree as you work your way down. Make sure the garland is long enough to crisscross the tree. Tape the end of the yarn to the back of the tree to secure.

4. Write portions of Isaiah 9:6 between the yarn.  (For a child / will be born / for us, / a son / will be given / to us.)

5. Cut a piece of yellow poster board or card stock into the shape of a star.

6. Attach star to the top of the tree with tape or glue.

7. Attach a hanger or a piece of twine to the back to hang the tree.

 

Be sure to bring the tree with you on Sunday and hang it on the Christmas Tree in the Worship Center foyer!

WEEK 2: PEACE

ORNAMENT: ANGEL

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Items needed:

Yarn – white

Yarn in preferred hair color or gold tinsel

Jumbo craft sticks

Hot glue

Black & red sharpies

Jewels or beads for the wings

Twine for hanging the ornament

 

Instructions:


1. To get started, glue two craft sticks together in an “x” shape. 

2. Then wrap an additional craft stick with white yarn, leaving a portion of the top uncovered.

3. Draw a face with black & red sharpies and add some hair with a different colored yarn or garland.

4. To finish off the angel ornament, glue the body & wings together. Jewels or beads can be added to the wings if preferred.

5. Glue a loop of twine to the back of your ornament for hanging.


Be sure to bring the angel with you on Sunday and hang it on the Christmas Tree in the Worship Center foyer!

WEEK 3: Joy

ORNAMENT: Christmas Star

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Items needed:

Craft sticks

Jewels

Hot glue

Sharpie to write JOY TO THE WORLD on ornament

Twine for hanging the ornament


Instructions:


1.      Make two triangles out of three craft sticks.

2.      Hot glue them together to make a star.

3.      Add jewels or buttons to the tips of the stars and write JOY TO THE WORLD on the sticks.


Be sure to bring the tree with you on Sunday and hang it on the Christmas Tree in the Worship Center foyer!

WEEK 4: Love

manger

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Printable Instructions HERE



Items needed:

Craft sticks

Jewels

Hot glue

Sharpie to write JOY TO THE WORLD on ornament

Twine for hanging the ornament

 

Instructions:

1.   Make two triangles out of three craft sticks.

2.   Hot glue them together to make a star.

3.   Add jewels or buttons to the tips of the stars and write JOY TO THE WORLD on the sticks.


Be sure to bring the angel with you on Sunday and hang it on the Christmas Tree in the Worship Center foyer!