The Episcopal Church Advent Portal provides an ideal avenue for personal observations of Advent and Christmas.
Available here and http://vimeopro.com/episcopalchurch/advent-2011, the Advent Portal features videos vignettes of personal reflections by Episcopalians and seasonal musical selections.
With new videos posted each week, the current offerings include: Madrigal Singers at St. John's Church, Washington DC; Advent Greetings; St. Thomas Choir from New York City; and Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori’s Advent Reflection.
Also, since the start of Advent, the Episcopal Church Facebook and Twitter features special Advent and Christmas elements: conversation-starting inquiries, a word of the day, videos, and links to Advent resources. Using Brother, Give Us A Word, offered by the Society of St John the Evangelist, a daily significant word related to Advent are being posted to Facebook and Twitter.
Advent Portal: http://vimeopro.com/episcopalchurch/advent-2011,