Reflections on faith and action during the time of Advent.
The Price of Motherhood by Carol Barton
11/27/2011 As we think about the anticipation of motherhood for Mary during Advent, we also think of migrant women who face motherhood under very, very difficult circumstances.
Celebrate International Migrants Day, December 18 by United Methodist Task Force on Immigration
11/17/2011 In this time of Advent, the United Methodist Task Force on Immigration invites United Methodists to lift up the global and local realities of migrants on December 18 in worship and prayer.
This Unspeakable Gift by Harriett Jane Olson
12/22/2010 We've been dwelling with the story of Mary and Elizabeth at Women's Division this season. In preparation for the worship at Leadership Training Event, we began thinking about the roles of these two women in hearing God's call and participating in working out the vision of God. Note also the "creative, supportive fellowship" along the journey.
Come and Follow by Becky Dodson Louter
12/15/2010 What does it mean to come and follow? We are all called, set apart, to respond in obedience with the love and grace provided through Jesus Christ.
Above, Through, In: Our Deep Connection by Dan Licardo
12/15/2010 Our desire to connect with family and friends reaches a peak during Advent and the holiday season.
Toward the Peaceful Kingdom: A Faith Walk by Kandi Mount
12/02/2010 Kindness matters for creating spaces for a peaceable kingdom to take root in our hearts, in our work places and in our communities.
Hope in the Midst of Struggle by Cindy Johnson
12/02/2010 Let us focus on one group of people that needs special help during this happy period of Advent: the aged.
Responsively Yours: Thy Kingdom Come by Harriett J. Olson
11/30/2010 “The Lord’s Prayer” links the coming of God’s kingdom to God’s will being done on earth just as it is done in heaven. But who exactly are we praying will do God’s will on earth?
Being Prepared: A Faith Walk by Lynn Sloan Barnes
11/23/2010 Once again we stand on the threshold of the Advent season, our expectant hearts excited by the remembrance of the coming of Emmanuel, God with us.
Advent One: Are You Awake? by Linda Douglas Smith
12/16/2008 The season of Advent is upon us. Are you awake?