Another year is coming to a close, and what a year it has been! We have all experienced life in a new and challenging way, and have had to make many adjustments to accomplish day to day tasks -adjustments, which a year ago, would have looked unreal.
We have needed to be distant physically, and have had to interpret speech and facial expressions which are muffled by the needed life saving mask. In this milieu, one finds solace in tradition, the comfortable home where we know we find meaning and sustinence. At this time of the year we anticipate the valued tradition of the Advent Devotional, a publication which has provided insight and joy over the course of many years.
We still uphold the tradition, but present it in this new way, and it is the hope that this Advent project will carry you through the days of waiting for the birth of Jesus with song, sound, word, sight and inspiration.. When we share in this way, we draw closer to each other. There is no threat of disease or worry of boundaries. We can be together as a family in faith.
We celebrate and thank those in our church family who have shared their gifts to us all in a variety of creative ways. You are invited to experience these expressions as you travel in your own way, at your own speed, through this Advent Reflections offering of 2020.
The online Advent Reflections is designed to be visited each day during Advent, opening a calendar door to reveal the reflective offering within. You can explore one or several days, or circle back to a previous day – whatever makes it meaningful to you during this season. Please feel free to come back often!
The site is very easy to navigate, using simple scrolling to proceed up and down. It is best experienced on a regular desktop or laptop computer, but may be accessed from your phone or tablet successfully as well.
Many pages have audio and video components, so be sure to have your speakers turned on, and look for the ‘play’ button in the lower left corner for pages that require it (most start automatically).
Enjoy, and Merry Christmas!!