December has a number of special days that call on people of goodwill to work together.
Alydia Smith shares an Advent mixtape to enjoy together, as we wait for Christ(mas).
Kathryn Gray muses on how we can be more mindful with gifts this Advent, and not give in to the pressure to shop/consume/shop some more...
In this season, many things distract us from nurturing faith within our families.
Create an Advent-Christmas season that embraces the gift of God’s presence in Jesus.
My family is not particularly religious. We co-exist quite well, but it can become a bit awkward around November and December when I want to spend more time celebrating and preparing for Christ and my family wants to spend more time celebrating and preparing for the holiday season (think… Read more
The Rev. Dr. HyeRan Kim-Cragg reflects on how we can work to fight against antisemitism during Advent.
Reflecting on who we think Christ is as a way to help prepare for Christmas is an ancient tradition.
During Advent, we prepare our sanctuaries and buildings to be symbols of preparing ourselves for the birth, and rebirth, of Jesus.
Adding some different liturgical music during Advent can certainly make everyone take notice that it’s a new season.
The first Sunday after Christmas is a perfect opportunity to enjoy Christmas carols and stories.
Alydia Smith writes, "It’s exciting and scary to imagine what change, God’s will, might actually look like."
Advent begins on Sunday, December 1, 2019! What does Advent mean to you?
We often define Advent as the four Sundays before Christmas set aside to prepare for Christ’s coming. For me, Advent is a revolutionary time to prepare for Christ reign (a better world). Every Advent, I am reminded… Read more
Rev. Susan Lukey and Rev. David Robertson reflect on how Jesus is known by many names—but all of them mean love.