Worship resources for Christingle
Whether you decide to celebrate Christingle during Advent, Christmas, Epiphany or Candlemas, we have a range of free worship resources to help you create a celebration suited to your congregation.
Order of service – a suggested Order of Service, which can be adapted and edited to suit the needs of your audience.
Christingle Service Ideas
We have Christingle service ideas to download for the four liturgical periods of:
- Advent - looking at the idea of ‘waiting’
- Christmas - with a focus on including everyone in the celebrations
- Epiphany - giving gifts and what they symbolise
- Candlemas - exploring hidden values
Two other service ideas – one focusing on ‘giving and receiving gifts’ and the other on ‘light’.
Other worship resources
Prayers and prayer activities
Christingles symbolise God's love and through The Children's Society Christingle we can share the joy with thousands of children, young people and families in this country. Here are some prayer and prayer activities to help you do that together.
Alternative Christingle ideas
Messy Christingle - Messy Church is church for people of all ages based around craft, celebration and eating together.
The Messy Church Christingle is a great resource which enables you to get messy and explore Christingle in a fun way.
Christingle express - Christingle Express is a suggested service structure for a Christingle service in churches with a free or informal style of worship.
Christingle Express gives ideas for a more informal service in a less liturgical setting.
Talking about The Children’s Society
We have produced these short scripts and videos for you to read out at your Christingle celebration to help explain how The Children’s Society helps vulnerable children. Visit ‘What we do’ to find out more about the children we support.