Conversation Starters and Loving Actions for Advent
What is your most powerful memory of waiting for something or someone?
What should we do for the poor this season?
What is your favorite Christmas tree memory?
What does simplicity look like for us this Christmas?
Share a favorite Christmas story about your mom and dad.
What is causing stress today? How can I help?
What recent memory makes you smile the most?
What is your favorite place to visit during the Christmas season?
What is your most powerful memory of Christmas with your parents or grandparents?
What’s the most sensible thing you’ve ever heard someone say?
Make an Advent wreath together. It is traditional to use four candles, three purple or blue and one pink.
Decorate your home for the season. It is a great way to celebrate the mystery of the Incarnation.
Set up a Christmas crèche and tell the Nativity story in your own words.
Use Advent to do anonymous acts of kindness for friends and family.
Run an errand for a friend or family member who needs help this season.
Make a special Christmas treat for friends – consider including the recipe.
Plan a “date night” or “morning coffee.”
Take a ten-minute sanity break: sit and hold hands!
Watch your favorite Christmas movie together.
Do Christmas baking together while you sing Christmas songs.