Advent posts from the Board of Cooperative Ministries

This month, the Southern Province Board of Cooperative Ministries’ Spotlight Blog features a number of new articles for Advent and Christmas:

  • Hail to the Lord’s Anointed — The Rev. John D. Rights offers a reflection on a favored Christmas hymn and the story of its writer, James Montgomery.
  • How to Have a Visitor-Friendly Christmas — BCM Executive Director Ruth Cole Burcaw shares ideas that  we as a church might use to create an even more positive, renewing, and memorable experience for our Christmas visitors.
  • Advent: Curiosity and Presence — The Rev. Cory L. Kemp discusses the season of Advent: “Advent, a time of preparation, is about making space, figuring out what God coming to live with us means at this time and place in each of our lives. “
  • The Moravian Putz — The Rev. Roy Ledbetter explains the Moravian Christmas tradition of the Putz.


In addition, visit the BCM’s site to learn more about BCM’s #MoravianStar2018 social media campaign and their offerings of “Moravian Swag.”

And to learn more about Moravian Traditions, including the Lovefeast and Moravian Star, visit our Traditions page.