2018 ADVENT DEVOTIONAL

2018 ADVENT DEVOTIONAL

WELCOME to the season of Advent — a celebration of hope as we prepare our hearts and minds for the miracle of God’s Love come to us. This year we have chosen the PHILLIPS SEMINARY 2018 ADVENT DEVOTIONAL to accompany us on our journey through Advent. It is a devotional companion filled with hope for everyone who is waiting

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WHAT SHALL WE BRING?

WHAT SHALL WE BRING?

EVER SINCE THE VOICES OF OUR EARLIEST ANCESTORS CALLED OUT to the Great Mystery, sacred music has been woven into the tapestry of the human experience. Combining sounds to communicate our deepest musings and accompany our search for meaning and communion have long been integral to our spiritual practice, and a great host of instruments found themselves companion to the human voice.

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EMBRACING THE CALL

EMBRACING THE CALL

As we close out our celebration of the SEASON OF CREATION this Sunday, September 30, we also consider how we will support God's call to be a PRO-RECONCILING and ANTI-RACIST community as we collect our SPECIAL OFFERING for the work of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Reconciliation Ministries. Funds from this special offering enliven our efforts to promote healing, relationship building, and restoration in the whole family of God.

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WELCOME TO OUR COMMUNITY

WELCOME TO OUR COMMUNITY

On Friday, August 24, four young adults walked through the doors of Union Avenue Christian Church to begin a potentially life-changing, 10-month adventure as our fifth cohort of XPLOR RESIDENTS. They will be seeking ways in which to discern their way forward in the world through spiritual formation, interpersonal growth, simplicity, shared commitment to community and self-sufficiency.

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