This book provides a complete worship resource for busy pastors...
- Sermons for Advent, Christmas Eve, and the Sunday after Christmas
- Advent candle readings with scripture verses
- Pastoral prayers
- Children's object lessons
- Dramatic monologues which can be presented by the pastor or a lay person
Assign the materials... schedule the sermon titles... then relax and enjoy the season with your family as you employ these inspiring materials in your congregation. Thomas A. Pilgrim
is senior pastor of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Marietta, Georgia. He is a member of the United Methodist Academy for Preaching and a leader of workshops on preaching. He has served on mission trips to Puerto Rico and Costa Rica, as well as on building projects for Habitat for Humanity. His travels have included seven trips to the Holy Land as a tour host/leader. He has written five other books as well as contributions to the preaching journal Emphasis
. Lisa Johnson
, Who wrote the readings called "The Beholders," is a candidate for ministry in the United Methodist Church. A native of Texas and a graduate of Queens College (City University of New York) and Candler School of Theology (Emory University), Johnson has worked for advertising agencies in New York and Atlanta.