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Online resources can add meaning and joy to your Advent journey, as you prepare for Christmastide in hopeful expectation.

Check out this Pinterest Advent Calendar. Beginning December 1, visit each day during Advent. Every day a new window opens offering you a moment of solace and reflection as to the true meaning of Advent and the coming Christmas Season. Each window will reveal a special Advent word, meditation and beautiful image. Beyond Advent, you can continue receiving a daily meditative word from the Society of Saint John the Evangelist‘s, Brother, Give Us A Word. Visit ssje.org/word to subscribe or follow @ssjeword on Twitter.

Use the tools from Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) to increase your congregation’s connection with the wider world. Go to the Advent Toolkit where you’ll find downloadable Advent bulletin inserts for each Sunday of Advent plus Christmas Eve. The Advent Activities Guide offers many ideas that can be done during the season. Choose an an Advent Project from the Christmas Gifts for Life Catalog, and order materials online or via telephone at (404) 815-0640 or (800) 229-3788.

Learn more about the season at Advent Themes and Resources and Advent Resources.