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Advent Wreath Meditations — Year C (Garland)

This set of brief meditations with Scriptures, reflections, and liturgies may be used in lighting the candles of the Advent wreath in worship at church or home. Each meditation uses one of the Year C Lectionary readings for that day. The readings are divided into sections that may be assigned to various people participating, including the children. A candle lighting liturgy is also provided.

Suggested hymns from both The United Methodist Hymnal and The Faith We Sing are provided, as an option, to conclude each meditation.

A link to a new hymn written by F. Richard Garland is also provided.

Permission is granted to download, copy, adapt, edit, and reprint for home or local church worship with the inclusion of the copyright citation on each copy.

Biography and list of works by F. Richard Garland.


Scripture quotations, unless otherwise indicated, are from the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

Copyright © 2009 F. Richard Garland. Published with permission by The United Methodist Discipleship Ministries, PO Box 340003, Nashville TN 37203, www.umcworship.org.

Permission is granted to reproduce and use in local church or home worship with the inclusion of this copyright citation on each copy. It may not be sold, republished, used for profit, or placed on a website.