The Jesse Tree

By |2017-09-06T06:09:11+10:00March 12th, 2013|Categories: Advent & Christmas, Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Get into the spirit of Advent with your family with this guide to Jesus’ Family Tree. Contemplating God’s Family & Ours Children learn about love from being loved, and for most of us that love comes from our families. We develop our sense of identity, purpose, security and belonging largely from our families. It’s no different

The Jesse Tree Prayer

By |2019-09-30T10:40:31+10:00July 16th, 2012|Categories: Activities, Advent & Christmas, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Preparation: Jesse  Tree branches or banner. One (or more) Jesse Tree symbols ready. Scripture story ready. Download Scripture Stories Jesse Tree Prayer [Make the Sign of the Cross] [Light your Prayer Candle] [Sing a song of praise or say together:] Lord God, Our hearts long for your coming. We wait to joyfully welcome you. Amen.

Making Your Own Jesse Tree

By |2019-09-30T10:41:09+10:00July 16th, 2012|Categories: Activities, Advent & Christmas, Craft|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Beginning a new Advent Tradition in your family could not be simpler. A Jesse Tree is a simple ritual that comes with a prayer (see this article) that takes a few minutes. Prepare your family for the joy of Christmas whilst introducing them to the many extraordinary men and women of the Hebrew Scriptures. For