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The puzzle of Christmas: ‘An unforgettable Christmas service’


A new way to tell the Christmas story.

Are you looking for something visual to tell the Christmas story? Maybe you can use the (giant) Christmas Puzzle.

Christmas Puzzle 6

Use each piece of the puzzle to talk about our traditions at Christmas, and weave in the Christmas story.  Half way through there is a great big hole in the puzzle? What's gone wrong? At the end the puzzle is complete, but only with Jesus at the centre of Christmas... 

Below you can download the template, and find out how to piece the puzzle together to greatest effect, and how to tell the story.

Tags: Object lessons, Christmas , Children's moments in church, Storytelling - ideas, tips, Advent

Scripture reference: Christmas - Matthew 1:1-17, Matthew 1:18-25, Matthew 2:1-12, Matthew 2:13-23, Luke 1: 5-25, Luke 1:26-38, Luke 1:39-56, Luke 1:57-80, Luke 2:1-7, Luke 2: 8-21, Luke 2:22-40, Isaiah 9:2-7, Isaiah 7:14, Isaiah 11:1, John 1:14, Romans 6:23, Galatians 4:4-5, 1 Timothy 1:15-17, Titus 3:3-7, Micah 5:2, Zechariah 9:9, John 3:16, Isaiah 40:1-11, 1 John 5:11
You can use this idea in a: Christmas service, children's Sunday School, children's ministry, children's moment in church, Messy church, school assemblies, RE lessons, youth work, teenagers, preaching illustration, creative preaching, open air evangelism, street evangelism, gospel presentation, small churches