The season of hope and expectancy, of preparing the way for the Christ Child in your heart, and of awaiting the second coming of Jesus. Advent is more closely linked with Lent than any other season, and is a meditative, introspective time preparing for the feast of the Incarnation (Christmas).
The First Sunday of Advent
December 1 (Saturday Grace, 5pm)
December 2 (8am, 10am) - Wreath-Making after the 10am
The second Sunday of Advent
December 9 (8am, 10am)
The third Sunday of Advent
December 15 (Saturday Grace, 5pm)
December 16 (8am, 10am) - Cookie Exchange after the 10am
The fourth Sunday of Advent
December 23 (8am, 10am) - Greening of the Church after the 10am service
On this holy day, we celebrate the birth of Jesus to Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem. The season of Christmas begins for twelve days at the stroke of midnight.