Advent Preaching Series
Advent Vespers: A Time for Prayer and Reflection
Vespers is a quiet time of worship that includes scripture, prayer, music, and reflection in keeping with our Advent theme of Long Awaited… As our ancestors waited for God’s covenant to be fulfilled, they experienced unexpected events that caused an even longer wait. We know about “waiting.” The pandemic has lasted longer than we expected, and has challenged us to re-envision our lives in new ways.
The service on Wednesday, December 14, will conclude with cookies and tea in the Hearth Room.
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What's In The Box?
Advent Devotional Guides Available!
The Season of Waiting Devotional
Kate Bowler describes Advent as the “season of waiting…and waiting…and waiting…” In her four-week devotional guide for Advent, Bowler offers words of hope and remembrance amid our every day, and sometimes dark, world. A few paper copies of Kate Bowler’s 2022 Advent Devotional Guide, The Season of Waiting, are available on the bench inside the Lathrop entrance and on the table in the back of the Sanctuary or view a digital copy for no charge.
Share A Gift
During Advent, we will be collecting items to distribute to some of our partner organizations. We will collect diapers (any size), scarves, socks, hats, and gloves to share with families and individuals in need. Items can be placed under the tree in the Chapel when the building is open. These items will provide care, warmth, and love far beyond the walls of the Church.