Advent is the a season in our church liturgical year that we wait in joy and peacefully prepare for the celebration of the birth of Jesus. It is not quite four weeks long, but includes the 4 four Sundays prior to Christmas. It is also the start of the new liturgical year for our Church. And to celebrate this new year and time of anticipation I have created this Advent 2014 Facebook Cover series based on the readings from each of the four Sundays.
As always, I hope that you enjoy and invite you to share these images with others.
You are invited to stop back soon to find my Christmas Facebook Cover series!
First Sunday of Advent 2014 - "Hope"
Second Sunday of Advent 2014 - "Faith"
Third Sunday of Advent 2014 - "Joy"
Fourth Sunday of Advent 2014 - "Peace"
Here are some to use as General Advent
No storm can shake my inmost calm while to that Rock I'm clinging. Since love is Lord of heaven and earth, how can I keep from singing?
The hymns we sing at church are more than just a time to spotlight the talents and gifts of the cantor or the musicians at our parishes. The music is a way to express our experiences of God through a sung prayer. They help us to put into words our intimate feelings about our faith. The text becomes special and different from our everyday speech. We can verbalize our experiences of praise, hope, mercy, sorrow, redemption, forgiveness and love together as one body of faith.
I take the lyrics in hymns and the notes of the music with me wherever I go. Music makes the words of prayer easy to remember. The melody also helps me to express feelings and emotions in much deeper ways than words alone. Music truly does soothe the soul. A regular church hymn will often be the first thing that pops into my head when I am needing comfort, or when I am just “feeling happy” and want to get some praise on!
We have all heard that “He who sings, prays twice!” (attributed to St. Augustine, but that is a story for another day) For this set of social media covers I invite you to get your two-fold prayer going with some chosen lines from the first few songs that popped in my head today!
Evangelizing the digital continent!
We each may be only one person, but together we are
all part of one body.
What is Embedded Faith? Simply put, this is a "gralog" (graphics + blog) providing images and thoughts to evangelize the digital continent.
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