Advent Unwrapped

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December 5, 2019

Alydia Smith shares an Advent mixtape to enjoy together, as we wait for Christ(mas).

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November 22, 2019

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...

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November 18, 2019

The Rev. Dr. HyeRan Kim-Cragg reflects on how we can work to fight against antisemitism during Advent.

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December 3, 2019

Rev. Susan Lukey and Rev. David Robertson reflect on how Jesus is known by many names—but all of them mean love.

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November 18, 2019

Create an Advent-Christmas season that embraces the gift of God’s presence in Jesus.

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November 6, 2019

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 Christmas markets, rum cake, crafting, and chocolate).

Over the years Advent calendars have become a happy medium, something we can all do together, that help us celebrate both the season and the reason. As a result I am a bit obsessed with Advent calendars, and my family and I have a lot of fun...

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October 25, 2019

Reflecting on who we think Christ is as a way to help prepare for Christmas is an ancient tradition.

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October 29, 2019

December has a number of special days that call on people of goodwill to work together.

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November 12, 2019

In this season, many things distract us from nurturing faith within our families.

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October 18, 2019

In this Christmas pageant, the sheep deliver the words we all need to hear.