Advent comes from the Latin word for "coming," and as such, describes the "coming" of our Lord Jesus Christ into this world. Advent specifically focuses on Christ's "coming," but Christ's coming manifests itself among us in three ways -- past, present, and future. The readings which highlight Christ's coming in the past focus on the Old Testament prophecies of his incarnation at Bethlehem. The readings which highlight Christ's coming in the future focus on his "second coming" on the Last Day at the end of time. And the readings which highlight Christ's coming in the present focus on his ministry among us through Word and Sacrament today.
2016 ADVENT SEASON WORSHIP SCHEDULE
WEDNESDAYS AT THE SHEA CAMPUS
Joins us throughout the season of Advent as we worship with expectation the coming of Christ. On the Shea campus, Advent dinners will be served in the fellowship hall at 6:00pm prior to the Advent worship services.
Shea Campus Worship Times -- Wednesday November 30th, December 7th, and December 14th at 7:00pm
THURSDAYS AT THE MOUNTAIN VIEW CAMPUS
Joins us throughout the season of Advent as we worship with expectation the coming of Christ. The Shepherd of the Desert Preschool students will be joining us in worship to help lead the worship service each week.
Mountain View Campus Worship Times -- Thursday December 1st, 8th, and 15th at 6:30pm