The Advent will publish the Old Testament edition of Bible Benchmarks: A Reading Plan to Build Biblical Literacy on Sunday, January 26. A large team of Adventers started this project at the end of 2017. This guide provides a Bible reading plan with 104 readings (two per week) with key people, places, and items included to help families and parishioners […]
Christmas Services at the Advent Please join us for two evening services of Lessons and Carols: Thursday, December 19 at 5:30 p.m. featuring The Cathedral Choir. Sunday, December 22 at 5:00 p.m. featuring Advent Birmingham. Both of these services will be held in the Nave and will include a time of fellowship over hot chocolate in Clingman […]
Our church administrative offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday (November 28 and 29), and our bookstore will be closed Wednesday through Friday (November 27-29). All are invited and welcome to join us on Thanksgiving Day at 10:00 a.m. in the Nave for a Holy Communion service. Canon Matt Schneider will preach.
Advent is a word that means “coming” or “arrival.” This season on the church calendar is one in which we remember the promises of Jesus’ first coming, and look forward to his promise to come again. Just as John the Baptist told the Jewish people to “prepare” for the Lord’s first arrival, we need to […]
The Robert Smith Jr. Institute of Beeson Divinity School invites you to participate in a one day event with Dr. Mark Gignilliat, Beeson Professor of Divinity: Advent and the Psalms of Ascent. Join Dr. Gignilliat for an insightful look at the Psalms within the whole of Scripture as preparation for preaching and teaching the Word […]
Update: this event is sold out. Please contact LaVonda@CathedralAdvent.com to add your name to the waiting list. Join us at Cranmer House (2814 Linden Avenue, Homewood) on Sunday, December 1, 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. to make an Advent wreath your family can use throughout the season of Advent. We’ll provide a delicious meal, wreath making […]
It’s a big month for our Advent music ministries! The Cathedral Choir will open a new season of Evensong ministry on Thursday, September 19 and the next afternoon host the first Midday Music concert of the year, featuring guitarists Duo Catanza. On September 27, renowned harpsichordist Paolo Bordignon will play an inaugural recital on the […]
On Rally Day (Sunday, September 8), the Advent will introduce an enhanced beverage experience in Clingman Commons and by the Assembly Hall downstairs. We’re grateful for our longtime relationship with Royal Cup, the Advent’s partner in hospitality ministry. The Royal Cup team guided the Advent through the reimplementation process over the summer, helping ensure all […]