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Children’s Christmas Service Kits

2016 Children’s Christmas Kit

Welcome to our web page for our 2016 Advent and Christmas resources. This year’s children’s Christmas service kit is entitled From Heaven Above to Earth I Come, by Rebecca Kramer.

Lead your congregation to Bethlehem and welcome the newborn Savior into the world through this unique children’s Christmas service!

Based on the lyrics of the timeless Martin Luther hymn, From Heaven Above to Earth I Come tells the Christmas message as found in Luke chapter 2. Optional quotes from Luther help to herald Jesus’ arrival and offer a special Reformation connection. The service can also be easily adapted for large or small groups of children. The convenient kit includes all you’ll need—leader’s guide, copy master, hymn accompaniments, and more.

The 2016 children’s Christmas service kit contains the Leader’s Guide, plus a sample bulletin cover and a CD, which contains:

  • a PDF of the Leader’s Guide and sample bulletin cover
  • an RTF of the service copy master
  • image files of the logo and service banner
  • MIDI files of song accompaniments
  • WAV files of vocal and accompaniment recordings

2016 Kit Music Selections:

  • “From Heaven Above to Earth I Come”
  • “On Christmas Night All Christians Sing”
  • “What Child Is This”
  • “Once Again My Heart Rejoices”
  • “Silent Night! Holy Night”
  • “Go, Tell It on the Mountain”
  • “See in Yonder Manger Low”
  • “O Jesus Christ, Your Manger Is”
  • “Joy to the World”

Order your hard copy of the kit here or download directly from our Web site here.

Download a Service Sampler (printable PDF)

New This Year!

NPH has published additional music options for From Heaven Above to Earth I Come that are sure to enhance your program for a truly distinct service.

Hymn Settings of "From Heaven Above to Earth I Come"
This download allows you to customize the service kit theme hymn, “From Heaven Above to Earth I Come,” with special settings. Includes instrumental and vocal scores for the hymn stanzas (PDF).


Hear a Sample

Songs for “From Heaven Above to Earth I Come
Add variety to your children’s service with this downloadable collection of six new and original songs. Includes accompaniment and vocal scores (PDF); MIDI and MP3s of the accompaniments; and MP3 vocal demo recordings.


Click the links below to hear samples for each song.

Good News for Every Home
From All Your Sins to Set You Free
Go and See Go and Tell
Welcome to Earth
Ah Dearest Jesus
Sweetest Ancient Cradle Song

Devotional Books for Your Personal Advent Preparation
Behold I am Coming Soon: Devotions on the Book of Revelation
The twenty-eight devotions for Advent in in this book cover the dates November 28 through December 25. They will comfort and help you throughout the Advent season as you prepare for the coming of Jesus at Christmas and when he comes again on the Last Day. 60 pages.
Are You Ready? (Kindle/Nook E-book version only)
The counseling message of John the Baptist is at the heart of the 37 devotions in Are You Ready? Just as God sent John to prepare the Israelites for the birth of Jesus, so Advent prepares us to celebrate Jesus' birth and anticipate his return. Available for Kindle and Nook.
The Lord’s Anointed: Advent and Christmas Devotions for Young and Old
This collection of 41 brief readings that is suitable for family use or private meditations as a way to prepare for the Savior’s arrival. They focus on Christ’s threefold office: Prophet, Priest, and King. Includes Scripture text and closing prayer for each day. 93 pages.
Be Near Me, Lord Jesus: Devotions for the Advent and Christmas Seasons
This devotional contains 37 devotions for the Advent and Christmas seasons, one for each day from December 1 to January 6. Each devotion contains a Bible reading, a personal reflection with a useful application, and a prayer. 152 pages.
Pastoral Resources for Advent and Christmas
Sermon Studies Series A
Sermon helps on the ILCW Series A lectionary. Contains NIV text followed by exegetical study and homiletical suggestions with basic themes and sermon outlines. Many writers contributed to the studies - one for every Sunday and major festival of the church year. Hardcover.
Sermon Studies: Eleven Volumes of Sermon Studies
Stand-alone Logos Bible Software version of every book in the popular NPH Sermons Studies series, including studies on Christian Worship texts and on selected Psalms. (Sold as a downloadable product directly from Logos).
Sacred Music for Advent and Christmas 
Choral Music
NPH choral selections for the Advent and Christmas seasons include:

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Children’s Choral Music
These downloadable pieces, suitable for small adult choirs with limited resources, include full and vocal scores in PDF and accompaniments in MIDI and MP3 format.

Advent and Christmas titles include:

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Keyboard and Instrumental Music

NPH’s most popular collections with Advent and Christmas titles include:

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REMEMBER that NPH also carries worship and church supplies for your church or school - choir robes, paraments, Communion ware and linens, and other ecclesiastical supplies and candles. Visit our Church Supplies page for more information.
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