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Bulletin Insert: Pentecost 23 (C) - #AdventWord - November 17, 2019

November 17, 2019

For the sixth year in a row, #AdventWord will gather prayers via its global, online Advent Calendar. Virginia Theological Seminary is offering 24 meditations and images during this holy season beginning Sunday, December 1. Images and meditations can be experienced via www.AdventWord.org, through direct daily emails, and on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Join an international, ecumenical community in prayer to explore the mystery and wonder of Advent. You’re invited to help create this global, online Advent Calendar by participating in any of the following ways:

The words for 2019 are listed below. Please share them with friends and family who would enjoy participating – #AdventWord is an ecumenical project! We welcome posts that resonate with #AdventWord from all persons.  You can find the words in various formats as well as other resources to share at www.AdventWord.org.

1 December - #Unexpected
2 December - #Visit
3 December - #Time
4 December - #Humble
5 December - #Raise
6 December - #House
7 December - #Unity
8 December - #Worthy
9 December - #Root
10 December - #Grace
11 December - #Confess
12 December - #Harmony
13 December - #Water
14 December - #Gather
15 December - #Turn
16 December - #Learn
17 December - #Pray
18 December - #Worship
19 December - #Bless
20 December - #Go
21 December - #Rest
22 December - #Restore
23 December - #Message
24 December - #Beloved

This Advent, participants will deepen their understanding of the coming of Jesus into the world through practices of meditation and prayer. Come pray with us!


Christopher Sikkema