Island Bay Community Advent

Hosted by the combined churches of Island Bay, you can visit us virtually right here every Advent Sunday leading up to Christmas Day to hear the Christmas story, sing some carols and get ready to celebrate the birth of Jesus.

Island Bay Advent Walkabout!

Why not try something different this week and give our Advent Walkabout a go!

There are 6 locations around Island Bay that all tell part of the Christmas story. Follow our map and find the nativity scenes as you go. 

At each location there is a QR code which will take you to the story that matches the scene in front of you.

Print out your map as a pdf here

Advent 4

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Hear about the Shepherds!

Watch Advent 4 here

Christmas Eve

Meet Island Bay’s own Wisemen on their journey as they follow the star past Taputeranga.

Watch the video here!

Christmas Day

A donkey trip to Bethlehem, meeting the Innkeeper & the birth of Jesus.

Watch the video here!

Advent 1

The prophecy: “For a child is born to us, a son is given to us, and his name shall be called Emmanuel”

Watch Advent 1 here

Advent 2

Mary meets the Angel Gabriel.

Watch Advent 2 here!

Advent 3

A donkey trip to Bethlehem, meeting the Innkeeper & the birth of Jesus.

Watch Advent 3 from here!


About Us

Join us virtually right here each week for part of the Christmas story, a carol and a short message!

Unfortunately we can’t hold our usual Community Carols picnic due to COVID, but we have come up with a super Online Advent that we’d like to share with you!

Hosted and put together by the combines churches of Island Bay.

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