At the heart of Christmas: our 2021 Advent and Christmas reflections

Join us for our Advent and Christmas reflections. Our theme this year is "At the heart of Christmas".

Available to download for free on Apple and Android devices, with our full reflections along with audio, family Advent activities and the ability to locate services and events taking place near you!

Family activities Advent calendar

A new activity each day of Advent for anyone to have fun with.

A preview of the At the Heart of Christmas campaign family activities advent calendar on an iPad. Beginning 1 December

Family activities Advent calendar

A new activity for anyone to take part in each day during Advent

Email reflections

Sign up to our Advent and Christmas reflection emails, as well as digital updates from the Church of England





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Smart speakers and devices

The audio versions of our reflections are available to activate for free on Alexa and Google Home smart devices.

An Amazon Alexa and Google Home device with the At the heart of Christmas logo in the centre, on a red and orange gradient background.

Access our audio reflections

Available across Alexa and Google Home smart devices

Watch our national online services streamed over Advent and Christmas

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At the Heart of Christmas campaign logo consisting of a red heart with white outlines of the Holy Family