September 30, 2018

Advent-Christmas-Epiphany 2018-19 Worship Planning Series

Advent marks the beginning of another year in the cycle of Scriptures that presents the narrative of the love of God revealed to the […]

Article November 15, 2018

Family Devotions for New Year’s Day 2019

Gather together on New Year's Day 2019 to share this time of spiritual fellowship.

Article November 14, 2018

Advent 2018 Family Devotions

Advent is the season when we prepare ourselves to receive God's gift of Jesus. It is a time of "getting ready" for the […]

Article November 26, 2017

Advent through Christmas Season 2017 — Series Overview

This year’s Advent and Christmas Season series embraces the secular seasonal metaphor of homecoming to wrap the challenging biblical texts this season  […]

Video December 12, 2018

Liturgy Man: What are the 12 days of Christmas?

Q&A with Liturgy Man is a series of short videos in which Taylor Burton-Edwards answers questions about United Methodist Worship that he  […]

Article December 6, 2018

History of Hymns: “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”

This hymn, originally in Latin, takes us back over 1,200 years to monastic life in the 8th- or 9th-century. Seven days before Christmas Eve monasteries  […]

Video December 5, 2018

When should you hang the greens?

Q&A with Liturgy Man is a series of short videos in which Taylor Burton-Edwards answers questions about United Methodist Worship that he  […]

Video November 28, 2018

All Things Advent Wreath

Q&A with Liturgy Man is a series of short videos in which Taylor Burton-Edwards answers questions about United Methodist Worship that he  […]

Article November 19, 2018

Blue Christmas: Devotions of Light in a Season of Darkness

Blue Christmas, an Advent devotional book by Todd Outcalt, reminds us that even in our darkest times, God offers us hope and comfort if  […]

Article November 19, 2018

The Upper Room Advent Calendar 2018

This calendar features interactive tools for each day of Advent and includes meditations, family activities, prayers, and more. Click each block below and nourish  […]

Article December 31, 2017

First Sunday After Christmas Day 2017 — Order of Worship

A full order of worship for the First Sunday After Christmas Day— Year B (December 31, 2017). 

Article December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve 2017 — Order of Worship

A full order of worship for the candlelight communion service on the Christmas Eve— Year B (December 24, 2017).