Advent

This list includes every page tagged with "Advent."

  • By Shari Woodbury
    From WorshipWeb
    ear, now, this invitation: To open yourself to surprise today and be ready to greet unexpected delights.
  • By Mandie McGlynn
    From WorshipWeb
    Stones of justice have been tossed in the lake but their ripples have not yet arrived.
  • By Misha Sanders
    From Braver/Wiser
    In real life, sometimes grief looms largest in December. Sometimes there's one too many dress-ups and the gold tulle makes your legs itch. “I just needed it to stop for a minute. Next time I will take calm breaths.”
  • By Cricket Hall
    From WorshipWeb
    In this time of waiting, may we hold the world in our hearts. ...
  • By Robin Tanner
    From Braver/Wiser
    Advent is about expectation—radical expectations that undo the status quo—and anticipation: a skillful search for the places where liberation rises from the ashes.
  • By Megan Visser
    From WorshipWeb
    Each week until Christmas, we light a new candle on the Advent wreath, a circle of evergreens, along with each of the preceding candles.
  • By Lyn Cox
    From WorshipWeb
    We’ll light these Advent candles, one more each week, to remember hope, peace, joy, and love. As we light them throughout this season of waiting, let us remember to be fully present in the moment with each other, with ourselves, and with the source of blessing as we understand it to be.
  • By Gwen Matthews
    From WorshipWeb
    Once upon a time, a baby was born. Even before that baby was born, there were people waiting and wishing and hoping for that baby. The...
  • By Elea Kemler
    From Braver/Wiser
    Every year, I tell the congregation not to worry about mistakes because there aren’t any; there is only us, telling an old story about love getting born into this aching world.
  • By Erin Powers
    From Braver/Wiser
    It’s been said that it’s easier to untangle a string of lights if you plug them in; it’s no different for people. Humans, just like strings of lights, are wired for connection.