Advent Devotional 2018
Each year Pittsburgh Theological Seminary offers our free Advent and Lent devotionals as our gift to you! We invite you to read daily messages written by members of our community. Scroll down to learn more about the various ways you can read the daily Lent devotionals.
While we're putting the finishing touches on the 2018 Advent Devotional, please download our Big Book - Year 1, which includes our devotionals written to date covering most of the Lectionary passages this season. DOWNLOAD THE BIG BOOK - YEAR 1.
In addition to the daily Advent devotionals, you might also be interested in our newest resources for personal and corporate worship. These resources will be available in November. Please check back!
Daily Devotionals Delivered to your E-mail
- Visit PTS News Sign Up.
- Complete the required information and select Devotionals (Advent and Lent). Please note that other e-newsletters are available.
- Click “Subscribe”.
If you received the Lent or Advent devotional last year, nothing further is required.
If you already receive e-news from the Seminary (President’s Communiqué, Alumni News, WMI, MUI, CPI, Museum, or Continuing Education), but not the Devotional, you will need to
- Click "Preferences" at the end of a PTS e-mail.
- Select "Devotionals (Advent and Lent)" and click "Update."
- Please note, if you would like to subscribe to the Devotional using a different e-mail from which you receive other Seminary e-newsletters, you will need to sign up using the “New Subscriber” instructions listed above.
For those with further questions or having difficulty signing up, please e-mail David Keys at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Seminary's Advent and Lenten Devotionals are available through a free app for your Android or Apple device. Visit the Google Play Store or iTunes Store and search for "Devotions - Advent & Lent" or follow these link from your mobile device: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.pts.devotions (Android) or https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/devotions-advent-lent/id945697533?ls=1&mt=8 (Apple).
Devotionals on Social Media
Devotionals to Print and Share
We also offer a printed version of the devotional that's great for sharing with your small church group. You can request a printed copy be mailed to you by e-mailing email@example.com or calling 412-362-5610. When this year's Advent Devotionals are ready, we'll link the PDF here.
Devotionals for Your Website
Want to embed the Seminary's Advent devotional on your church's website? E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll send you the code! The content will automatically load and be displayed for each day.
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