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God's World in Community: Advent

The word “Advent” springs from the Latin word adventus (“coming”) – looking back to Christ’s first coming as well as forward to his second coming. Through God’s World in Community: Advent, participants of all ages use visual arts to explore sessions titled

  • Anticipate (Luke 21:29-33)
  • Prepare (Luke 3:4-6)
  • Expect (Luke 3:15-16)
  • Welcome (Luke 1:39-41)
  • Celebrate (Luke 2:6-11)
  • Proclaim (Luke 2:45-48)
  • Shine (John 1:1-5)

This flexible, simple resource for intergenerational gatherings is based on the Revised Common Lectionary readings for Year C and includes scripture passages from the four Sundays of Advent, Christmas Eve, and the two Sundays of Christmas. Each of the seven sessions features a scripture reading, options for visual art creations, wonder together prompts for conversation, and a prayer. 

For use in small or large groups in person, online or at home, for all ages. Sample here.

    Prices include permission for

    • churches to distribute (print or e-mail) to all households in that church
    • camps to distribute to their camp families
    • individuals for use in their home or sharing with their small group, "bubble," or extended family (use the "for churches" option)

    Introduction includes all the details for making God's World in Community: Advent a success. 

    Resource is fully downloadable. A link to the resource will be sent to the e-mail address on the order once the order process is complete.


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