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There may be some confusion surrounding the meaning of the Advent season. The word "Advent" is derived from the Latin word adventus, meaning "coming". Some people may know that the Advent season focuses on expectations and think that it serves as an anticipation of Christ's birth in the season leading up to Christmas. This is part of the story, but there's more to Advent. Advent symbolizes the present situation of the church in these "last days" as God's people wait for the return of Christ in glory to consummate his eternal kingdom. The church, during Advent, looks back upon Christ's coming in celebration while at the same time looking forward in eager anticipation of the coming of Christ's kingdom when he returns for his people.

We are offering a variety of activities and events for all ages. See our calendar below for dates and times.

2019 Advent Events