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Advent Sermon and Worshp Resources by Desperate Preacher. com 


Advent Readings
based on the Hymn: People Look East

Advent Prayers:

Call to Worship

L: Christ, Godís gift to the world, shall come:
P: For those who feel despair will know hope.
L: For those who are oppressed will know freedom       
P: For those who are lonely will know love.
L: For those who are suffering will know inner peace.        
P: O Christ, Lord of the world, your time is now!         
All: Fill our hearts with joy!

All Prayers and Litanies for Advent: 
   1st  /  2nd  /  3rd  /  4th

 Advent Scriptures:
Advent 1:
Isaiah 64:1-9
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Mark 13:24-37
Advent 2:
Isaiah 40:1-11
Psalm 85:1-2, 8-13
2 Peter 3:8-15a
Mark 1:1-8

Advent 3:
Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11
Psalm 126 or
Luke 1:47-55
1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
John 1:6-8, 19-28

Advent 4:
2 Samuel 7:1-11, 16
Luke 1:47-55 or
Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26
Romans 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38



Multimedia Worship Resources:

Five Advent readings
for your worship service
with PowerPoint slides
- free download


Sermon Resources for Advent
(resources for subscribers):

Advent Wreath Lighting --a worship  litany for all four Sundays in Advent.
Advent Readings for Children
In place of the children's sermon

December 6th:
St. Nikolaus

An article on the German St. Nicholas Tradition

Why We Hang the Greens - The Spiritual meaning behind our Advent decorations.