Perspectives On The Environment For Advent Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

Advent worship involves both penitence and joy, moods that can be conveyed by the visual environment of the worship space. Adapt the following suggestions to local custom.

Passing into Winter

How does one decorate for Advent in a manner that respects the sobriety of the season-that brings about a feeling of "not yet," a sense of waiting and longing? Begin by stripping away the harvest bounty of November. Simplify and clean the worship place and its entryways. Take a long walk out-of-doors,...


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