“She will give birth to a son, and you are to give him the name Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” Matthew 1:21
Advent is a time for preparing our hearts and minds for the celebration of Christmas—Christ’s birth. These are the Advent Sunday dates for this year:
There are many ways to celebrate advent, other than during morning worship on these particular Sundays. The most popular way is using an Advent calendar. You can check out several Advent calendar ideas on my Pinterest board. There is also a pin from Focus on the Family, which lists lots of ideas for celebrating Advent and directing our celebrations toward the birth of our Savior.
I want to hear from you guys: From your research and readings about the Amish, do they have any special ways of celebrating the Advent and Christmas season?
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