The Greatest Story Ever Told: Advent Devotional

This 4-week Advent devotional will walk families through “The Greatest Story Ever Told” in a simple, story-like format!


This Advent season, invite families to explore the “Greatest Story Ever Told” – the story of Jesus’ birth! 

This Family Advent Devotional is designed to be used during the 4 weeks of Advent. Each week starts with a read-aloud devotional that is formatted like a story. The story remains true to the Scriptural text (with some creative elements!) – there are words from Scripture in each devotional as can be seen in italics. Scripture passages are marked with the Scripture reference and are taken from the New International Version (NIV).

Families can choose just to read the story each week, or use the activity sheet as well! Each week has 3 types of activities:

  • “Talk About It” Discussion Questions to get families talking about the story in a unique, creative way
  • Try It Out” Activities to incorporate the truth of the story into the family’s life (and provide quality time!)
  • “Listen to It” Song Suggestions that accompany the week’s focus

You can challenge your families to do all the activities, try one activity a day, or simply pick & choose the ones that work for their families’ ages and schedules.

This is a great accompaniment to our Greatest Story Ever Told Christmas Program/Family Event!

This download includes:

  • Instructions for leader (PDF)
  • Greatest Story Ever Told Advent Devotional (15-page PDF + customizable, text-only .docx)
  • Graphics to use for promotion and communication (poster, social media, and presentation, .png)

This product is a digital download, which means you will receive a link to download the files after completing the check-out process. Please note: It is too large of a file to view on a mobile device.

**Once your order is complete, you will receive an email with the downloadable resource. If the email does not come to your inbox, please check your spam/junk or promotions folder, as the email with your downloads will sometimes show up there instead of your inbox.


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