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Choral Eucharist for Ascension Day

Choral Eucharist for Ascension Day

May 5: Ascension Day Service and Ordination Bishop Greg Brewer of the Diocese of Central Florida will ordain Adam Young [above], Advent Curate, to the transitional diaconate at a service of Choral Eucharist for Ascension Day on Thursday, May 5, at 6:00 p.m. Adam has served at the Advent since last June as part of … Read More

Dean’s Bulletin Board 4.25.2016: Free Bibles!

Dean’s Bulletin Board 4.25.2016: Free Bibles!

A very generous parishioner has donated 2,000 leather bound Bibles in order that YOU might have one. If you don’t have your own Bible, or would like a new one, please take one from the table in Clingman Commons. The point of this gift is to see that the Word of God is put into … Read More

Aug 26-28: Women’s Retreat with Heidi Kinner

Aug 26-28: Women’s Retreat with Heidi Kinner

All women of the Advent are invited to mark their calendars for the annual Women’s Retreat, Friday-Sunday, August 26-28, at Children’s Harbor. Our speaker this year will be the Very Rev. Heidi Kinner, former Advent Vice Dean and current Dean of Montana; and she will be coming home to the Advent to teach us how … Read More

A Christian Perspective on Sports by Doug Webster

A Christian Perspective on Sports by Doug Webster

…The first words aired on ESPN were, “If you love sports, if you really love sports, you’ll think you died and gone to heaven.” A new priesthood of sportscasters explores every imaginable dimension of the game for one hundred million households that can never get enough of their beloved sports. On the surface, spectator sports … Read More

VBS 2016: Register here!

VBS 2016: Register here!

VBS 2016 “Cave Quest” runs June 6 through June 9. Register online here.  … Read More

Dean’s Bulletin Board 3.01.2016

Dean’s Bulletin Board 3.01.2016

Bishop Ryle offers the Church a wonderful word on the Lord’s Supper.  Read, mark, learn, and inwardly digest…  – Andrew   J.C. Ryle:  “A man ought to examine himself before he eats of the bread and drinks of the cup” (1 Corinthians 11:28)  The words which form the tittle of this paper refer to the … Read More

Apr 21-24: Men’s Spring Hike

Apr 21-24: Men’s Spring Hike

The Men’s Hike is a unique retreat experience for men. Throughout the Bible, many men encounter the Lord way up on a mountain, and we walk in that rich heritage. Don’t have gear? We can provide what you need. The hike is physically rigorous, spiritually stretching, eternally rewarding. The hike will present a challenge; it … Read More

2016 Kanuga Renewal Conference

2016 Kanuga Renewal Conference

June 26–July 1 In a church and world where the tectonic plates are shifting with each passing day, where can we turn for that “peace of God that passeth all understanding” (Phil 4:7)? The author of Hebrews reminds us “Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever” (13:8). Join us as The Rev. … Read More

Zac Hicks Joins Our Staff in June

Zac Hicks Joins Our Staff in June

It gives me great joy to announce to you that we have called the Rev. Zac Hicks to serve on staff at the Advent. Zac is married to Abby and they have four children. Zac currently serves as Pastor of Worship at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A native of Hawaii, he received his … Read More

Our Spring 2016 Newcomers & Inquirers Class

Our Spring 2016 Newcomers & Inquirers Class

If you are considering Confirmation, looking for a church home, or interested in transferring from another church, please join us in the Newcomers and Inquirers Class. The spring class starts March 6. The class time is during the Sunday school hour from 10:10 to 10:50 am, in the Advent Living Room (at the north end … Read More

Luther and Germany Tour

Luther and Germany Tour

REGISTER HERE. Above: The Wartburg  (Castle near Eisenach in which Martin Luther translated the New Testament into German.  Luther was in hiding at the Wartburg from 1521-22, following his refusal to recant at the Diet of Worms.  It was at Worms that Luther uttered famously:  “I am bound by the Scriptures and my conscience is captive to … Read More