© Kathryn M. Schreiber, 2017.
14-page booklet, 8-8.5″ x 11″ pages in one PDF file.
Five Advent-Christmas candle devotions with information about Advent spiritual practices. This guide specifically focuses attention on a Christian spirituality grounded in the natural world. Each week offers a taste of “Deep Incarnation” theology.
Each devotional, one for each week of Advent and one for Christmas, includes chants, candle lighting prayers, readings, invitations to reflect, pray, and set a spiritual intention, as well as a closing blessing. Also included, tips for holiday spiritual practices: Advent Wreaths, Family Considerations, Creating and Using a Prayer Altar. Content is delivered via emailed PDF file.
“Christmas Tree of Creation” Christmas Cards and “Creation Awaits Christ” Advent-Christmas worship series are available separately. Follow our FB page “Living Liturgies” for images and quotes throughout the holiday season.
1st Week of Advent “We Look to the Heavens Awaiting Christ” Wisdom Readings from St Mark and Elizabeth Johnson.
2nd Week of Advent “We Listen in the Wilderness Awaiting Christ” Wisdom Readings from St Mark and Robin Wall Kimmerer.
3rd Week of Advent “We Witness the Trees Awaiting Christ” Wisdom Readings from St Mark and Stephanie Kaza.
4th Week of Advent “We Stand in the Fields Awaiting Christ” Wisdom Readings from St Luke and Wangari Maathai.
Christmas “We Celebrate in the Barn with the Newborn Christ” Wisdom Readings from St Luke, Epistle to the Romans, and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
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