Advent Cycle A begins December 1, 2019
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Come, Let Us Walk in The Light of The Lord!
Reflections for Walking Through the Advent Season Together
- 5 reflections written by Ruth Haley Barton based on Cycle A of the Revised Common Lectionary
- Contains all the Scripture readings (NRSV) for each Sunday of Advent (based on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A)
This beautiful 16-page booklet with antique engravings is designed to help congregations, small groups, spiritual friends, and individuals walk through the four Sundays of Advent together. A perfect tool to introduce people to the practice of following the lectionary through the seasons of the Church year, this book contains Scripture references for each Sunday of Advent through Christmas Eve and Christmas Day (based on the Revised Common Lectionary, Cycle A), a reflection written by Ruth Haley Barton, questions for reflection and a prayer that draws the reader into the themes of Advent. Questions can be used for group discussion or personal reflection.
A longer reflection entitled "Training in Waiting" provides instruction on the purpose and value of engaging the season of Advent for spiritual transformation along with practical instructions on how to make the most of this resource.
Written by award winning author Ruth Haley Barton
A teacher, spiritual director, and retreat leader, Ruth Haley Barton (Doctor of Divinity, Northern Seminary) is the author of numerous books and resources on the spiritual life including Life Together in Christ, Pursuing God’s Will Together, Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership, Sacred Rhythms, and Invitation to Solitude and Silence.
Family packs and bundles available—select from the drop down above. Single copies of our popular Advent Music in Solitude CD, and our Christmastide Music in Solitude CD are available bundled with our Advent Reflections booklets. Peaceful instrumental piano with strings, synth pads and light percussion— click here to listen to a sample from our Advent CD.