HOPE HAS ARRIVED

This Sunday, the Third Sunday of Advent, Pastor Amanda continues the theme of Hope. Traditionally, Advent marks the beginning of the Christian year—a season of expectant waiting that gives birth to the promises of God. And just as Mary waited to bear the Christ Child… all of us—who choose to believe—are given the hopefound in the person of Jesus Christ. …

Come, Lord Jesus ( First Sunday of Advent)

Advent refers to the “coming” or “arrival” of Jesus Christ. Within the Church, the term has several meanings: the Advent of the Lord in the flesh at Christmas; His Advent in Word and Spirit; and the final Advent when our Lord will return bodily in glory. Each meaning stirs the joyful anticipation of what God has accomplished, is doing, and …