Advent Devotionals

Experience Advent in the Word of God

Peace to you and your dear ones!

We at Trinity will provide Advent devotions again this year. There are a few formats to try. The old favorite at Trinity is the collection of printed booklets. Those will be available on Christ the King Sunday, November 25, at both campuses. May the peace Christ brings in the reading of the Word and breaking of the Bread dwell within you and your dear ones. Peace to you.

Wait For the Lord

What Child Is This?

For young families we picked out What Child is This? It’s a sticker storytelling devotional perfect for gathering around a tabletop Advent wreath through the season.

For Young Families

Peace, Hope & Light: Reflections on the Writings of C. S. Lewis

God’s Word Comes Down

For junior and senior high youth we picked out God’s Word Comes Down. It focuses on topics that connect best with youth. We’re also trying a new thing for youth this year. DCE Beth and I (Ben) are weaving together a matching devotional element that will post to Instagram every day. The post will match the booklet and the booklet will work as an “if you want to go deeper” sort of thing. Follow those @TLCMSYouth.

For Junior and Senior High Youth

A World Awaits

Hope-full Living

For our senior adults we picked out Hope-Full Living: The Season of Advent, which comes from a ministry Dr. Rich Bimler is part of. Many of you are friends of Rich’s and others still remember when he was at Trinity!

For Adults| Written by Dr. Rich Bimler

Moments to Treasure

The Father’s Love

For adults, there are three options. First, Henri Nouwen is a favorite for many of us, so we picked another devotional with his writings called The Father’s Love.

For Adults | Written by Henri Nouwen

Hope-Full Living - The Season of Advent 2016

Savior of the Nations Come

Second, I picked out a devotional called Savior of the Nations Come by Marj Maynard because I think the voice, leadership, and perspective teachings coming from women theologians are instrumental in helping us pay attention in seasons like Advent.

For Adults | Written by Marj Maynard

Manger on the Mantel

The Vineyard Brothers’ Devotional Book

Finally, my brother Samuel and I have been working on another devotional book together. It will focus on readings, prayers, and contemplative actions that fit the season well. Sam is doing the artwork again.

The devotional I’m putting together will be a printed booklet and a daily email. If you would like to sign up for the email, follow the link below.

For Families | Written by Pastor Ben, Illustrated by Samuel Vineyard

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