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Post by Caroline » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:44 pm

I know it isn't Christmas yet, but preparations must be made!

The theme for this year's Advent Calendar is 'God of Surprises' - and it will be our TENTH Advent Calendar!!

We would love to have contributions from you. As always, this could be something you have written yourself, or a poem or prayer that speaks to you, even a picture - anything you like that you feel fits in with the theme of 'God of Surprises. There are plenty of things to choose from - the Bible is full of examples of God springing surprises on people, God's creation is continually surprising, or you may want to tell us about a time that God has surprised you.

Please keep the word count down to about 300 words, or 25 lines for a poem or prayer.

I need to have contributions by November 20th so that they can be formatted and put in place with pictures and music.

Please send any contributions to me by PM, letting me know how you want your name to appear (first name, username, 'i-church member', Anon etc).

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Post by Caroline » Tue Nov 07, 2017 10:08 am

Just adding that if you choose something written by another person we will only be able to use it if certain conditions apply regarding copyright. You can see our Copyright Policy here.

Exceptions to the usual copyright laws apply when something has been published online under a Creative Commons Licence, or where it is clearly stated that it has been released into the public domain, or is free to use.
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Post by Caroline » Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:13 am

Just in case you missed the announcements on the Advent and Christmas forum and the Noticeboard, the Advent Calendar is now live!

This year's theme is 'God of Surprises', and, as usual, each day's link will flash so that you can find it easily. :snowball:
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Post by Emle » Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:38 pm

Thanks Caroline for all the work involved in creating this for us.
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Post by Jae » Fri Dec 01, 2017 11:19 pm

How wonderful! Thank you Caroline I'm really looking forward to finding each days offerings.

And how quickly the time has gone since last years Advent calendar went live!
In the triumph of prayer
Twofold is the spell.
With the folding of hands
There's a spreading of wings
And the soul's lifted up to invisible lands
And ineffable peace .....

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Post by Ernest » Sat Dec 02, 2017 11:00 am

Lovely. Day 1 and 2. I'm a bit late to the game, but will be here daily.
Where there is hope and love there is life!
God is Life!
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Post by Jae » Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:21 pm

Ahhhhh one of my favourite hymns today :sing2: thank you.
In the triumph of prayer
Twofold is the spell.
With the folding of hands
There's a spreading of wings
And the soul's lifted up to invisible lands
And ineffable peace .....

Evelyn Underhill <><

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Post by Ernest » Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:17 am

Loving today's story And music. And 1Samuel is my fave book of the OT.
Where there is hope and love there is life!
God is Life!
God is Hope!
God is Love!
God Is!!

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Post by Jae » Sun Dec 03, 2017 1:51 pm

Beautiful song and for me a wonderful insight for my homework ... seeing people through the Lord's eyes and unconditional positive regard in psychology ... I wonder how different the world would be if we could all practice that till it became our nature? :votive1:
In the triumph of prayer
Twofold is the spell.
With the folding of hands
There's a spreading of wings
And the soul's lifted up to invisible lands
And ineffable peace .....

Evelyn Underhill <><

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