The ELCA's Peace Not Walls campaign provides a number of good links to Advent resources. I especially love the Advent calendar put forth by the Church of Sweden and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land - Look at it here.
And the Peace Not Walls home page features a video with the Rev. Mitri Raheb, pastor at Christmas Lutheran Church and director of DIYAR Consortium in Bethlehem, giving his "Keys to Understanding" the Palestinian/Israeli conflict.
On the way to celebrate what happened in Bethlehem 2000 years ago, let us not forget the people who yearn for peace with justice now in Bethlehem and all over the Holy Land. Here are some Advent reflections by various people and organizations to help us remember:
Churches for Middle East Peace Advent Reflections
Jan Miller: A Pilgrim’s Tale – Advent Reflections
Loren McGrail: Returned Ecumenical Accompanier – Advent One Bulletin Insert
Church of Sweden and ELCJHL Advent Calendar 2010
All Peace Not Walls resources are at the home page for ELCA Peace Not Walls.
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