Advent and Christmas might look a little different this year. Follow our daily Advent Calendar below for short readings, prayers, reflections and activities to do on your own or to share with family members or friends. Simply click on the green link next to the date on the day’s image to open the window. Previous windows will also be available if you have missed any.

You can download the Sunday advent prayers and readings here and watch the lighting of the Advent wreath here.

The majority of the prayers are copyrighted to © The Archbishops’ Council of the Church of England. Readings are from various different translations and can be accessed through The Bible Gateway.

Advent calendar based on work by AdventWord.

Advent Calendar – 4 December : Advent 1