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Make Your Own Eco-Friendly Advent Wreath!

It’s that time of year again when we rejoice, celebrate, and honor the coming of Christ. With Advent around the corner, we invite you to decorate your own Eco-Friendly Advent Wreath for the holidays. We encourage you to make this an eco-friendly project for the whole family! You can use recycled materials, stuff you find around the house, sticks or leaves from the yard, greenery you pick up from a local nursery or Christmas sale, candles from your local store, and more. Get creative and make it your own!

Join us in making this a fun way to stay connected! During our online worship at 10:30 am on the first day of Advent, November 29, you can show off your creation during the announcements or Coffee Hour, or send pictures to lydia@stmarkglenellyn.org for us to share during the service and on our social media platforms.

Check out some of these helpful tips on how to build your very own Eco-friendly Advent Wreath:

Make an Advent Wreath for Your Family from Instructables.com

My Eco-Friendly DIY Advent Wreath from Becoming Peculiar

Advent Wreath on a budget from Building Faith

For supplies, try:

Click here to buy Advent LED Tea lights (on sale now!) from Living Grace Catalog

Support your local YMCA (or other local christmas tree fundraisers)! Buy your Christmas Trees and greenery and support a great cause.

Click here for information on Christmas trees at B.R. Ryall YMCA in Glen Ellyn.

Click here for information on Christmas trees at TriTown YMCA trees in Lombard.

Please contact Lydia Pendleton, Director of Youth Ministries, if you have any questions or need some design inspiration.

Looking forward to seeing everyone’s creation!

Image information: “Advent Wreath” by ckpicker is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0