Advent is a time of hopeful anticipation for the birth of Christ and the coming of God’s kingdom — a kingdom of love, peace, and justice.
Across the country, candles of hope, joy, and peace burn bright inside homes and churches, reminding us to make space for God in our lives.
During Advent, we wait in darkness, reflecting each week on the ways we can ready ourselves for God. It is this same active waiting we must practice as we build the Kingdom. It’s been a dark year for working people, those struggling through poverty, and communities of color in our country.