Stories & Morsels: I talked about Advent wreaths, some of their history and offered some suggestions for how to incorporate them into your Advent practice. St Lucy’s feast day is indeed the 13th of December. There are tons more options if you google “Advent Wreath” with lighting or liturgy.
Sermon: Our Isaiah passage is the one I think of when I think of Advent. What were the circumstances of it’s writing and how does it sound next to John the Baptist’s cry to repent.
The lessons can be found here (link). I worked most closely with Isaiah 40:1-11.