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Expecting Christ

"If anyone is looking for a resource for a study or fellowship group which is devoid of a confident and competent leader, this course would be of huge benefit. It would work very well in Advent with its stirring up of memories and expectations, but it could work just as well at any other time."

Prayer Book Society Journal 2013


This course is just right for the 4 weeks of Advent - and suitable for use at any time of year.


About Expecting Christ:

The writer Graham Greene famously said that there is always one moment in childhood where a door opens and lets the future in. In this course written by Bishop David Wilbourne we look at several moments in our faith and lives where a door opens and lets Christ in, catching the sense of expectancy which not only comes at the season of Advent, but throughout the year. In particular, we will be thinking about how Christ can surprise us and meet us in four distinct contexts: in family, in ourselves, in prayer and in the end.


Four sessions:

Session (1) Expecting Christ in family

Session (2) Expecting Christ in me

Session (3) Expecting Christ in prayer

Session (4) Expecting Christ in the end


The course materials comprise a course booklet, a CD, and a transcript booklet (which sets out the words exactly as spoken on the CD). The CD and course booklet work hand-in-hand with each other and both are essential in following the development of the themes raised in this course: family & community, prayer, personal faith and approaches to the end of life.




Please click on the button below to download a copy of our A4 leaflet about this course:


Please click on the button below to download a pdf file containing a little more background information about some of the matters raised in this course:

Please click on the links below to download an A4 poster and an A4 invitations template in Word that you can adapt to advertise your own course.


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Course components - you choose from...
Expecting Christ CD Taster Pack
Our convenient Taster Pack comprises 1 course booklet, CD and transcript - everything a Group Leader needs to assess, and then to prepare for, the new course. And you even save a few pennies too!
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£15.50
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Expecting Christ course booklet
The 4-session course booklet, written by Bishop David Wilbourne, works hand-in-hand with the CD and includes a good selection of questions aimed at provoking wide-ranging discussion.
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£3.59
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Expecting Christ Audio CD
Bishop David Wilbourne and Canon Simon Stanley explore the themes raised by the course booklet, with input from a variety of churchgoers.
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£8.99
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Expecting Christ Transcript
Sets out the words as heard on the CD in an easy-to-follow format. Cross-references with the CD track numbers.
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£3.10
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