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Christmas Eve Wreath and Christ Candle Liturgy, 2019

This Christ candle lighting connects with the Advent lighting liturgy which lifts up the four weeks of Advent by naming the stories of Hope, the places of Peace, the festivities of Joy, the incarnations of Love. These are common to … Continue reading

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Advent Wreath Candlelighting, Homage to Cláudio Carvalhaes

I was at an event at Union Theological Seminary a couple weeks ago called “Got Sermon.” It was pre-Advent (and there will be another one pre-Lent) One workshop was rituals of Lament for Advent from wonderful worship professor Cláudio Carvalhaes … Continue reading

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“My theme for Advent this year is … listen”

Arlene Drennan of Iowa wrote to me and said this — “My theme for Advent this year is … listen” Read below her opening words which can be shared by a single voice, by two voices (each starting with alternating … Continue reading

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Advent and Christmas, Reflection on the Elements

Beginning with the season of Advent I am offering shared resources from the  Pilgrim Press Anthology called From the Psalms to the Cloud — Connecting with the Digital Era, edited by Maria Mankin and myself is available last week. A … Continue reading

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Advent Candllighting — Fourth Sunday, the Sunday of Love

We are in the season of Advent. Throughout this season I will post on the preceding Monday resources for Advent that can be turned into an Advent Wreath Candlelighting liturgy for the Sunday that follows. First I will share the … Continue reading

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Advent Candlelighting — Third Sunday, the Sunday of Joy

We are in the season of Advent. Throughout this season I will post on the preceding Monday resources for Advent that can be turned into an Advent Wreath Candlelighting liturgy for the Sunday that follows. First I will share the … Continue reading

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Advent Candlelighting — Second Sunday, the Sunday of Peace

We are in the season of Advent. Throughout this season I will post on the preceding Monday resources for Advent that can be turned into an Advent Wreath Candlelighting liturgy for the Sunday that follows. First I will share the … Continue reading

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Advent Candlelighting — First Sunday, the Sunday of Hope

Advent begins next Sunday. Throughout this season I will post on the preceding Monday resources for Advent that can be turned into an Advent Wreath Candlelighting liturgy. First I will share the original pieces. Then I will prepare them for … Continue reading

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