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“Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord.”
Advent has a twofold character: as a season to prepare for Christmas when Christ’s first coming to us is remembered; and as a season when that remembrance directs the mind and heart to await Christ’s Second coming at the end of time. Advent is thus a period for devout and joyful expectation.
We warmly invite you to join us for our services and special events and studies during the season of Advent.
The First Sunday of Advent is November 29. We will celebrate the Holy Eucharist during Advent at 9 a.m. on November 29, December 6, December 13 and December 20.
Stir up your power, O Lord, and with great might come among us; and, because we are sorely hindered by our sins, let your bountiful grace and mercy speedily help and deliver us; through Jesus Christ our Lord, to whom, with you and the Holy Spirit, be honor and glory, now and for ever. Amen.
Watch and Pray
Watch and Pray is an online course every Wednesday evening at 7 pm, where we will explore Advent themes of witness, hope and waiting, through study of the Gospel readings from Year B. There will be a mixture of media – music, images and text. Each session will conclude with a short closing worship. The duration of each session will be around 60 minutes. Please contact the office if you are interested in attending.
Bible Study: Richard Rohr’s Preparing for Christmas
A group study on the Advent meditations and Bible readings from the book by Richard Rohr. This group will meet via zoom on December 4, 11, 18 and 24 from 1 to 2 p.m. Check the events listing for more information. Please contact the office if you are interested in joining.
This is a Silent Retreat led by Father David Beresford on the theme of the discipleship of Mary, the Mother of Jesus. Memorial House, 54 Oak Ave, Rehoboth Beach DE 19971 Saturday December 5, 2020. From 10 am to 3 pm. Holy Eucharist (optional) at 2:30 pm. Check the event listing for more information.