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Advent, Waiting and Childhood

Advent

I’d never heard of Advent during my childhood. I knew about waiting for Christmas, but not that the month of December encompassed Advent. Advent, of course, is all about waiting for the coming of Christ into the world. A recent article by Eric Metaxas, does a fine job of exploring Too Much Christmas, Too Little Advent? […]

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One Candle for Advent Hope

Advent Hope

We lit one candle for Advent Hope last Sunday. The Advent hope candle also is known as the prophecy candle which looks forward to Jesus’ birth. But what is Advent? The word is a shortened form of adventus Domini, meaning “the coming of the Lord.” As a season in the liturgical church year (vestments are […]

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