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Bill McKibben’s Advent Reflections

Posted on: December 18, 2013

3-A876 (JN001)Numerous well-known writers have written Advent/Christmas reflections for Alternatives. Check out Bill McKibben’s series (in addition to Whose Birthday? 2013 – #25 and Whose Birthday? Podcast series).

Yes, the founder of 350.org is a Methodist Sunday School teacher.

Ron Sider, Megan McKenna and more yet to come!

BONUS: Stardust and a Stable from Eco-Justice Ministries

Free Resources for Advent & Christmas

Guidelines for Alternative Giving I | Unplug the Christmas Machine Workshop Leader’s Guide (also AUDIO) | VIDEO: Celebration Revolution of Alexander Scrooge | Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas | Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway? (#1-25) Also AUDIO versions, #16-20. | Reaching Out to Others: Alternative Giving Card | Alternative Christmas Articles – Investigate a few that might meet your personal, family or congregational/group needs. They’re all FREE.

Treasury of CelebrationsCreate Celebrations That Reflect Your Values and Don’t Cost the Earth – December | ADVENT | CHRISTMAS | Early Winter Festivals – New Year’s Day |Emancipation Day (Jan. 1) | Epiphany (Jan. 6)

10 Tips for a Simpler, More Meaningful Christmas

Carols with Justice sing-along | Sing Justice! Do Justice! – Advent & Christmas selections

Christmas Anthologies to read alone or aloud | Christmas Campaign Kit | Seasonal/Thematic Index: Advent/Christmas/Epiphany

Podcast Reminder

You can access all SLW! podcast audio and the show notes either at SimpleLiving.startlogic.com/SLW-PODCAST or at SimpleLivingWorks.org (then click window #3). LISTEN through your computer, iPod, iPad, iPhone (or equivalent). SUBSCRIBE through iTunesStitcher.com or your favorite podcast service.

Access individual episodes: #1-3: Getting Acquainted | #4-5: Beyond a Consumer Lifestyle | #6-11: Whose Birthday Is It, Anyway? (Many of Alternatives’ audio shorts are part of this series.)

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Peace, Gerald “Jerry” Iversen, Chief SLW! Activist

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