Thanksgiving & Advent Supplemental: 2021

Please Note!

The Ministry Lab will be “closed” Nov. 22-26.

Six New Things will resume regular posting on Monday, November 29.

In the meantime, we thought some last-minute seasonal resources wouldn’t go amiss!

Six New Things

See our Thanksgiving lib guide for:

  • children’s books and activities
  • gratitude study guides
  • worship resources

Or our Faith Formation: Cultivating Gratitude & Hope lib guide with:

  • books for all ages
  • inspiring blogs, podcasts, & articles
  • and more

As we hurtle towards Advent, Christmas, and Epiphany, check out our Fresh & Free Resources, including:

And keep an eye out for our Epiphany worship service – featuring Story & Stretch‘s Michel Gribble with a yoga/movement liturgy – perfect for Sundays from the Second Sunday after Christmas to Transfiguration.


The Ministry Lab will resume regular consulting on Monday, November 29!


Great Idea

Here are some Great Ideas for the coming seasons:

Drive-Through Journey to Bethlehem

Pandemic Lighting of the Advent Wreath

Multicultural Christ Child

Alternative Gifts Marketplace

Thinking in a New Way Re. Gift Giving

and for Epiphany:

The Great [Insert Your Church] Baking Show


Browse all our Great Ideas in the archive.

Share your Great Ideas here.