Advent – Anticipate With

An article by on November 26, 2017

Make Advent meaningful. Anticipate the celebration of Emmanuel’s birth with another. Designed to guide you into personal, centering prayer during the Advent season, and intentional prayer for a young person (or anyone, really!) Download the pdf document to share and write in, or link to the eBook version. Start today! It is 4 weeks until Christmas Eve. This prayer guide includes 4 mediations – one for each of the 4 Advent themes: Hope, Love, Peace, and Joy; and 5 days of guided prayer meditations for each theme.

Share with your home group, the youth group of your church, family members, or whomever you think might appreciate the prayers! Perhaps, your child would like to pray for a friend. Get your family involved. Encourage neighbors or roommates to observe with you.

We are created to live and celebrate and love in the context of community. What better way to celebrate Advent than to pray with and for others?!

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Nicole Oliver Snyder’s expertise lies in the areas of leadership, gender issues, and mindfulness practice as it affects both. Leadership, particularly in an urban setting, requires community-relations skills, and an ability to clearly convey justice issues as they relate to felt, spiritual ones. Dr. Snyder is author of Leading Together: Mindfulness and the Gender Neutral Zone, and specializes in teaching mindfulness leadership development, formative spirituality, counseling, and Old Testament theology (emphasis on justice issues). She has a diverse background in international community-relations work combined with volunteer work in multi-ethnic communities, and with local institutions. She is an ordained Clergy; holds a BS in Human Development and Family Studies, w/Education Certificate, an MA-Counseling, MDiv Equiv., holds a Doctor of Ministry and Advanced Certification in Formative Spiritual Direction, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor (MI).

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