Thursday, November 20, 2008

CofE resources: Advent & Debt

Couple of useful things in the CofE November e-mailing

‘Why We Are Waiting’? – launch of the CofE’s Advent campaign
An Abbott, a Bishop and a Canon Theologian are set to launch an Advent website aiming to put the ABC of waiting back into wanting as the countdown to Christmas begins. The website – – will include an introductory film featuring the Archbishop of Canterbury and an Advent Calendar with a difference made up of reflections, podcasts, and waiting tips. The website has been produced by the Church of England and will be launched by the three church leaders on Monday, November 24. More details at

Separately, offers a time-locked Advent countdown of 24 videos produced by Jerusalem Productions Limited, in association with Bible Reading Fellowship.

Tens of thousands turn to CofE for credit crunch advice and prayer
As the financial situation across the globe worsens tens of thousands are continuing to turn to online prayer and advice provided by the Church of England. The credit crunch is the biggest news story of 2008 - often the main item in television and newspapers reports. See our debt section on how to get help or click here to view prayers.

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