November 30: First Sunday of Advent


Dolly JacobsJoin us at one of our three worship services Sunday as Rev. Dolly Jacobs, associate pastor for discipleship, begins our Advent sermon series, "Making Room."

Scripture: Luke 1:26-56

Services in Temple Emanuel (across Greene Street from our sanctuary) begin at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. 

Our Rejoice! service in Mullin Life Center begins at 10:45 a.m.

Church School: 9:30 a.m.

Children and youth classes

  • Preschoolers and children in grades K-5 (and their parents) gather in the Life Center at 10 a.m. for our Advent kick-off.
  • Youth (grades 6-12) meet on the third floor of Shetler.

Adult classes:

  • The Agape Class meets in Memorial Chapel for an Advent hymn singing led by Nancy Fogarty and Ralph Davison.
  • The Commitment Class (Memorial 100) meets to study the Common Lectionary text for the week.
  • The Faith Matters Class meets in Memorial 202.
  • The Foundations Class (Memorial 303) will not meet.
  • The Homebuilders Class meets in Memorial 200 will not meet.
  • The Seekers Class (Shetler 214) continues its study of John, led by Gerard Davidson.
  • The Travelers Class (Memorial 304) meets with Austin Carty teaching. This week the class continues "The Gospel According to 2014."
  • Young Men's Bible Class meets in Redhead Hall with Gerald Donnelly teaching.

Las Posadas sign-up

Las Posadas

When can you host the Christ child? Our Las Posadas celebration begins Sunday, Nov. 30. A sign-up poster is on the wall in the Life Center. Don't know what Las Posadas is? Learn more about it here.

After church

Austin Carty, our young adult intern, invites all young adults to lunch after worship. Meet outside the Life Center's Greene Street entrance.

Looking ahead

December 7: The Boros gatherings in neighborhood homes, 5 p.m.

December 14: Moravian Love Feast for families, 9:30 a.m.

December 28: Seminary Student Sunday; Josh Stanley preaches

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