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Celebrate Advent

worship & learning resources

by Hendrix, John

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Smyth & Helwys Publishing in Macon, Ga .
Written in English

  • Advent -- Prayer-books and devotions -- English,
  • Baptists -- Liturgy -- Texts,
  • Worship programs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [145]-148).

    StatementJohn Hendrix, Susan Meadors, David Miller ; illustrations by Robin Whitfield.
    ContributionsMeadors, Susan., Miller, David, 1952 Mar. 1-
    LC ClassificationsBV40 .H45 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 148 p. :
    Number of Pages148
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL370186M
    ISBN 101573121800
    LC Control Number98030884

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