United Methodist missionaries share reflections during this Advent season, the four Sundays before Christmas. We invite you to ponder these devotions from the General Board of Global Ministries.
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Advent begins November 28, 2021, and continues through December 24, 2021.
Jesus is our Living Hope!: 1st week of Advent
In the first in a missionary Advent devotion series, Fatuma Kutela, an agricultural technician missionary from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, shares about his service.Read
Sent by Jesus: 2nd week of Advent
In this second of the series, The Rev. J. Park and his wife, T. Park, share aabout their first year in missionary service in Southeast Asia.Read
Health promoters graduate at the right time: 3rd week of Advent
In the third of the series, Nan McCurdy and Miguel Mairena, a missionary couple serving with Give Ye Them to Eat in Puebla, Mexico, share about their ministry.Read
Laughter in the midst of chaos: 4th week of Advent
In the fourth of the series, Shiree Fetterly, a US-2 Global Mission Fellow working at Metropolitan Ministries in Tampa, Florida, reflects on finding hope.Read
More Advent devotions, activities and information
- Learn more about this season of Advent.
- Advent 2021 Photo-a-Day activity
- Wesley hymn devotions for Advent and Christmas
- Make Room for Christmas: Advent devotions
- Coloring Advent: devotions and adult coloring pages
- Find books to welcome Advent.