Advent wreath: A circle of evergreen branches decorated with four candles that represent the weeks of Advent. Three candles are purple and one is pink. Each Sunday of Advent an additional candle is lit and prayers are said.
This set of brief meditations and scripture may be used in lighting the candles of the Advent wreath in worship at church or home. This meditation uses the 2016 lectionary readings for the Third Sunday of Advent (December