The Front Page

Welcome to the Front Page, the digital cover of the Wayne Press.  Here we will share with you things that can't be captured in our newsletter--videos, music, color photographs--as well as articles that reflect on faith and life.  

 

Day 4, Advent

Advent is this interesting time when we wait to celebrate the birth of Jesus and wait for Christ to come again.  There is a sense in which we know the story that will unfold between now and Christmas, as well as a mystery as we wait for God's kingdom to come fully.  In this video, we see some of the images of the Old Testament and how they led to the birth of Christ.  We are reminded that Christ was God's plan all along, and as the music reminds us, that we continue to... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Wednesday, November 30, 2016 | 0 comments
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Day 3, Advent

My husband is a pastor at Swarthmore Presbyterian Church.  This year their church is using a reverse Advent calnder to mark the days until the celebration of the birth of Jesus.  I really enjoyed it and think it could be a good addition to your Advent journey.     Peace, Laurie Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Tuesday, November 29, 2016 | 0 comments
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Day 1, Advent

Advent begins today!  It is the season of holy waiting, when we wait on the Lord to come and wait to celebrate his birth.  It is a time when we prepare our hearts for the coming of Christ and live as God's beloved children.  It is a time when we can devote more of our attention or more of ourselves to serving God in the world. Check out the blog each day for a poem, prayer, video or song to guide you on your Advent journey.   As we begin our Advent walk, let us do... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Sunday, November 27, 2016 | 0 comments
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Day 2, Advent

Ann Weems is sometimes called the poet laureate of the Presbyterian Church.  In this poem,  The Decree,  she calls us as individuals and as a body, to have courage to come to God. The Decree And in these days a decree goes out to all the world,      for these are taxing times. We are called again to go to Bethlehem,      no matter the state of our health or our world. We come, obedient and faithful,      for we have heard the... Read More
Posted by Laurie Weicher at Sunday, November 27, 2016 | 0 comments
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