Canadian Baptist of Western Canada

Advent Resources


Joy to the World!

We rejoice together as we celebrate the birth of our Saviour, Jesus Christ, at Christmas.

We know that 23 million Canadians belong to traditions that celebrate the birth of Jesus with a Christmas Eve service.  We encourage all CBWC churches to continue with this tradition, recognizing that Christmas is a time when the gospel message can be heard most clearly.




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Download the 2016 Advent Reader PDF.

Sample Christmas Eve Service

Christmas is a season when we celebrate God’s gift to us of Jesus Christ.  This is the core reason why we give gifts to those we love at Christmas.  It is also a time when we extend our love to those in need. Here is a sample of what you can do to reach out with love and benevolence to your community:

25 Ways to Christmas

By celebrating the whole season of advent, Christians can focus on the spiritual truth of Christmas and avoid some of the rampant consumerism and commercialism that has overtaken Christmas in our secular culture.

Advent Service invitation