Advent 2018

This year’s Advent calendar is devoted to ‘celebrating the greatest gift this Christmas’ over the four-week period of Advent, running from the first Sunday of Advent (Sunday 2 December) until Christmas Eve (Monday 24 December).

Each day during the period, a new window will be available to open with a themed prayer, a video or a story.

To sign up to daily updates from this year’s Advent calendar, please fill in the subscription box below or go to

Your first daily update will arrive on the morning of Sunday 2 December.

Share your Advent plans with us

We would be delighted for churches to share their Advent preparations with us this season.

Have you got a photo of your church being decorated, a carol service, or any stories of your plans to share? Please email Media Relations –

You can also tweet us @churchscotland, find us on Facebook or on Instagram.

The hashtag to use for this year is #TheGreatestGift

Downloads for Advent 2018

Please feel free to download the following images for your congregation's Twitter or Facebook pages.

Select an image below, a larger version of it will appear on your screen, right click on the image and select Save Image As.