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Call for Directory Updates

Call for Directory Updates

The next edition of the Advent Church Directory will go to press in August. If you have changed your address or phone number(s) in the last year and haven’t let us know, please contact Eva Beard with the updated information (Eva@CathedralAdvent.com, 226-3510). If you no longer have a landline, please indicate which cell phone number … Read More

The Advent Magazine

The Advent Magazine

The Advent Magazine Launch Party: September 9 Please join us Wednesday, September 9, 7:00 p.m. in Clingman Commons as we launch the first issue of Advent’s new annual arts, literary, and theology journal. The celebration will include an interview with cover artist Jill Marlar and readings by some of our contributing authors. Local contributing artists … Read More

Dean’s Bulletin Board 7.07.2015

Dean’s Bulletin Board 7.07.2015

This is the website for the National Study on Youth and Religion I referenced in Sunday’s sermon: http://youthandreligion.nd.edu – Andrew… Read More

Dean’s Bulletin Board 6.30.2015

Dean’s Bulletin Board 6.30.2015

Archbishop of Canterbury response to US Episcopal Church Resolution on Marriage [Lambeth Palace] The Archbishop of Canterbury today expressed deep concern about the stress for the Anglican Communion following the US Episcopal Church’s House of Bishops’ resolution to change the definition of marriage in the canons so that any reference to marriage as between a man … Read More

New Presiding Bishop Elected

New Presiding Bishop Elected

Two articles of note:   “He can say the creeds without crossing his fingers.” “The choice took only a single ballot in the House of Bishops.”  … Read More

Dean’s Bulletin Board 6.25.2015

Dean’s Bulletin Board 6.25.2015

Some years ago, Madeleine L’Engle wrote an essay “What May I Expect From My Church?” for the book Churches on the Wrong Road.  The book is a contribution to the debate of where the Church ought to be involved in social issues of the day.  Of course this is an oft-discussed issue today, and this … Read More

We’re on Instagram!

We’re on Instagram!

For all the Instagram users at the Advent, please check out the Advent’s new Instagram account: @CathedralAdvent . Or just click the link way down below in the site map.… Read More

Get Off the Crazy Train this Summer!

Get Off the Crazy Train this Summer!

All women are invited to attend Julie Sparkman’s DVD study, Unhitching from the Crazy Train: Finding Rest in a World You Can’t Control, led by Fran Cade and Mae Mae Kracke on Wednesday evenings, 6:45-8:15 at Cranmer House (2828 Culver Road, 35223). Join us when you can! We will conclude on July 29. For more information, … Read More

Aug 21-23: Women’s Retreat – Register Now!

Aug 21-23: Women’s Retreat – Register Now!

Women’s Ministries   All women of the Advent are encouraged to register for the annual Women’s Retreat, set for Friday-Sunday, August 21-23, at Children’s Harbor on Lake Martin, where our speaker will be Janet Leighton. REGISTER HERE Janet Leighton’s call is to be a servant of the Word written, spoken, prayed, and sung.  She regularly teaches the … Read More

Oct 2-4 : Parish Retreat in Mentone

Oct 2-4 : Parish Retreat in Mentone

Pack your bags and join our first annual Parish Retreat at Alpine Camp in Mentone, AL. There, you will have time to spend with other Advent members playing games, worshipping, swimming, square dancing, eating, hiking, canoeing, watching football, relaxing, and more. All meals will be included, and lodging will be provided in the Alpine cabins. … Read More