Daily Archives: November 27, 2016

November 27

First Sunday of Advent Reflection Advent engages us in the mystery of waiting, the balance of the visible and invisible, the tangible and intangible, dormancy and life. For us, this patience in paradox is the experience of Advent. It is

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Advent Candle Lighting

Advent Candle Lighting

Join with Christians around the world in the prayerful ritual of lighting the Advent wreath.

Prayer

A Child came for all of us and because of that Child
We believe that love is stronger than fear,
Peace more enduring than hate
And that darkness will never extinguish the light
We are people of hope.

(Light the first candle)

Today we light the candle of peace.
Let us pray for the peace of Christ
which is the fullness of blessing for all.
For this peace we dare to hope.

(Second candle is lit)

 

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