Monday, 1 September 2014

Advent in November

Yes, I know!  Who wants to think about Christmas when the Summer hasn't finished?  Well, Diane and Bernice have been doing just that.  Emails have been flying across the Atlantic Ocean (if that's what emails do!) to plan a creative Advent challenge.

Which will take place in November!

And yes we know that Advent is in December but we thought it would be good to put together the creative side of a Bible Study and an Advent Calendar that we can make in November, when things are hopefully less frenetic, and which can then be used through December.

So how will it work?
There will be 3 introductory blog posts here on October 23rd, 27th & 30th with detailed information to help you on how to respond creatively.

There will be 25 daily blog posts starting on November 1st which will contain the Advent study, a worship video and a Bible passage that tells the story of Christmas.

The Advent Study
Diane has prepared the study.  Each day there will be a short piece to read, a prayer and questions to ponder.   You can use this in any way you wish.  You can write in your journal, you can make an altered book, you can do art journaling.  You choose your response to this study.

The Advent Calendar
Each day there will be a Bible verse to use to make a calendar.  You can choose how you make this.  Bernice will be showing how to make a tag calendar on her personal blog.

Each day through November Diane & Bernice will be showing their response to the study and the calendar.

We hope you will join us on this journey.  To be sure of seeing every blog post please subscribe by email in the box at the bottom of the page.   You may also like to join our Facebook group.

Diane & Bernice are excited to be sharing this with you and looking forward to the start of our Advent journey together.