Kem Meyer's updated Less Chaos. Less Noise. demystifies church communication and offers new insights and advice needed to reach a world that seemingly moves at the speed of light. Her book is a must-read for any person on staff at church who wants to communicate more effectively, internally and externally.
Churches often use the Advent wreath and candles to commemorate the coming of Immanuel. I love the tradition, but I come bearing others: a beloved nativity set, memorization of the Luke 2 passage, and a devotional. Perhaps they will inspire you to explore new Advent customs this Christmas season.