Orchard, here are a handful of Advent resources handpicked just for you. Enjoy! 

Prayers & Reflections

Daily readings to guide you through the season.

The Advent Project

Advent 2015 Devotional from Trinity Grace Church

Lean toward the Light reflection by Christine Sine

Born is the King study by She Reads Truth

Praying Advent

Articles about Advent

Nine Tips to Help You Survive Advent

Creating an Advent Calendar (and more on Advent)

28 Ideas for Advent by Rachel Held-Evans

Advent Calendar / Book


Diving deeper into the themes of Advent.

Advent with St. Francis: Daily Reflections, Diane Houdek

A Journey Toward Home: Soul Travel from Advent to Lent, Kristen Carroccino & Christine Sine

God is in the Manger: Reflections on Advent and ChristmasDietrich Bonhoeffer

Advent and Christmas with Thomas Merton

Christmastide: Prayers for Advent Through Epiphany from the Divine Hours by Phyllis Tickle


Non-cheesy Christmas music we think you’ll dig.

Salvation Is Created, Bifrost Arts

Advent to Christmas, Page CXVI

Advent, Young Oceans

Advent Vol. 1 & Advent Vol. 2, The Brilliance

The Bewildering Light Peace, HereBen Thomas

Songs For Christmas & Silver & Gold Sufjan Stevens

The Darkest Night of the YearSnow Angels & Blood Oranges in the SnowOver The Rhine

A Charlie Brown Christmas, Vince Guaraldi Trio

A Johnnyswim Christmas, Johnnyswim

The Oh Hellos’ Family Christmas Album, The Oh Hellos’