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A Season of Expectation (Advent Resources)

| by Caris Power | by Jay Gjurgevich

    Worship Fully Through Advent

    Below are some recommended resources we hope you'll check out during the advent season to learn the freedom of worshiping with abandon, giving without comparison, receiving with gratitude and loving without limits. There are resources that can be used by individuals, families or even small groups. May you find the gift of God's presence this Advent Season.

    Family Advent Tree Devotions

    Families with young children will love this advent resource! Countdown to Christmas with special ornaments you can collect from around the house or make as a craft. As you countdown, follow the kids-friendly devotions that include a scripture reading, a short lesson to go with each reading, a prayer idea, and a ornament symbol for each day. 

    A Pregnant Pause

    An Advent Experience from InterVarsity Christian Fellowship that uses paintings, scripture, written reflections, questions, and guided prayer.

    Thy Kingdom Come (Advent Prayer Guide)

    This prayer guide from Park Cities Presbyterian Church has one aim: to help us grow in our love for God through time in His Word and prayer. The guide leads through morning and evening prayers and readings that can be done individually or with others.

    Advent Conspiracy: Making Christmas Meaningful (Again)

    This book gives individuals, families, and churches practical help in planning the kind of Christmas that truly can change the world. Revised and updated with new stories of the impact this movement has made around the globe.

    Good News of Great Joy: Daily Readings for Advent

    This resource from John Piper contains 25 short devotional readings beginning December 1 and going through Christmas Day. This book of Advent meditations aims to put Jesus at the center of your holiday season. 

    Advent: Our King is Born

    The Love & Justice Church Advent Devotional is designed to help you, your family, and your small group re-live all of the longing and desire for the promised Messiah. This is a weekly devotional that begins the week of December 2 and contains five devotionals. Also includes suggested readings from The Jesus Storybook Bible for families.