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Devotions can help us focus during our Christmas preparations. Image by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications.

Image by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications

As we prepare for Christmas, we make room in our lives for the coming of Christ.

Make Room for Christmas: Advent Devotions

 

Every year, Christmas causes us to make room in our homes and schedules. Our routines are disrupted as we get ready to celebrate.

As you go through your preparations this year, these devotions provide opportunities to pause and reflect on how you wil make room for the best things—others, hope, peace, joy and love—this Christmas.

United Methodist remember that loving Jesus includes loving and welcoming others. Image by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications.

Make Room for Others

When United Methodists celebrate Las Posadas we remember that loving Jesus includes loving, serving and welcoming our neighbors. First in a series. Read More

United Methodists focus on the hope we have in Christ at Christmas. Image by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications.

Make Room for Hope

As we prepare our holiday wish lists, we are reminded to focus not on what we lack, but instead on all Jesus provides in abundance. Second in a series. Read More

United Methodists can enjoy times of wonder, awe and peace. Image by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications.

Make Room for Peace

Christmas is a busy time. We need to intentionally carve out time for wonder and awe during the season and the rest of the year. Third in a series. Read More

As United Methodists pack to travel for the holidays, we are reminded to let go of negativity, freeing us to receive Christmas joy. Image by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications.

Make Room for Joy

When learning to pack less for holiday travel, we are reminded to let go of negativity. That frees us to receive Christmas joy. Fourth in series. Read More

United Methodists prepare for Christmas by making room in their homes and hearts for love. Image by Troy Dossett, United Methodist Communications.

Make Room for Love

When preparing for Christmas, we make room in our homes for the celebration. We must also prepare our hearts for Christ’s coming. Fifth in a series. Read More