"In everything give thanks."
1 Thessalonians 5:18 NRSVUE
December 18, 2023
Thank You, Lord, for the Advent season. After an arduous journey through the year, we need
time to recharge.
Each year during the Advent season, we are gifted the unique opportunity to revive and renew
our spirit. We center ourselves in anticipation of the Lord’s renewed presence in our hearts,
minds and daily lives.
Each of the four Sundays represents a rekindling of the hope, the peace, the joy and the love we
once knew or are just finding. Each Sunday, we light a candle embracing each spirit.
This is a tremendous gift. I think each of us will benefit from a resurgence of hope, peace, joy
and love in our personal and community lives. Together, let’s share the love and spread the
Reverend Aisha Karimah
Prayer: Thank you Lord for the greatest gift of all, your presence in our lives. In Jesus’ name we
Advent Guide 2023
As we stand in expectation of peace on Earth and reflect on the events of our times and the lives of our brothers, sisters and siblings in Christ, we await change and new birth.
We seek, listen and perceive the presence of God in words of Hope, Peace, Joy and Love.
We invite you to join us in meditation, reflection, prayer and spiritual disciplines throughout the season of Advent and beyond.
Read along with us each day or download the book to read and reflect along with us offline.