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Advent – A season of waiting | Worship


Last updated 12/8/2021 at 12:33pm

For those who celebrate Christmas, it’s sometimes hard to wait for Christmas morning. We can’t just blame the children for their impatience, we as adults do the same. Maybe it’s in getting the decorations up earlier to help our dreary mood from the grey clouds, or maybe it’s getting the gift shopping started early for the best deals.

But the four weeks leading up to Christmas, in the mainline Protestant denominations, is the season of Advent – a season of waiting. We are asked to practice intentional waiting, much like waiting for a child to arrive at birth. In today’s world of...

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