It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....

posted Dec 18, 2014, 11:47 AM by Stephanie Gerlach   [ updated Dec 18, 2014, 11:49 AM ]
 The students created a beautiful Advent Prayer Chain that hangs in our classroom. Each student wrote about something or someone they wanted to pray for (a sick relative, someone they love, world peace, etc.) on a link of the chain.  Every day we remove a chain link and pray for that student's special intention as a class. The prayer chain serves as a reminder that this time of waiting before Christmas is one filled with hope, expectation, and prayerful preparation. Of course, the students also enjoyed creating traditional Christmas decorations for our classroom. Take a look at some of their work: