March 13, 2019
Sign up for Listening Small Group
We need YOUR voice as we engage in deeper conversations toward discerning Advent's mission and vision for the future.

Listening Small Groups are spaces for the Vision Team to listen and learn as we engage in deeper conversations about faith, life, and Advent. In our groups, we hope to discover new insights about our congregation, community, and ministry here.

We'll have two rounds of Listening Small Groups, March 24 - April 13 and April 22 - May 12.

You'll be able to participate in one small group in each round, for a total of two in-depth, small group conversations. In Round 1, we have 5 available times:

Sunday, March 24 | 2-3:30pm
Monday, March 25 | 7-8:30pm
Saturday, March 30 | 10am-11:30pm
Sunday, March 31 | 2-3:30pm
Sunday, April 7 | 2-3:30pm

Please sign up for one of these times in Round 1. If none of these times work for you, the signup link below also includes a space to suggest another time. We'll do our best to make it work!

We hope you'll join us for a Listening Small Group as we continue our journey exploring Advent's shared mission and vision together.

Ash Wednesday Reflection: The Power of Prayer
The idea of giving ashes on a cold Wednesday morning for two hours seemed a little out of my comfort zone. But if there’s anything we have learned from the disciples, it's that the mission of the church requires us to go out of our comfort zone . . .

Journey Through Lent with Advent Lutheran Church
In addition to Sunday morning worship, here are three ways to journey with Advent through the season of Lent:

+Sunday Lenten Faith Formation Series: Our Sunday 10:10am Adult Faith Formation series during Lent explores racism and the Church, leading to an introduction of our partnership with the Emmaus Collective. See the full Adult Faith Formation series schedule >  

+Lenten Daily Devotion: Our Lenten Daily Devotion this year has daily reflections and practices that take you deeper into our Lenten theme day by day.

Download our Daily Lenten Devotional in English or in Spanish.

If you'd like to get a daily email with the day's devotion during Lent, sign up here >

+Discipleship Groups: Discipleship groups are starting this week. We have 6 groups meeting across NYC to explore their discipleship journey. 
Raise your Voice this Sunday!
Join an open rehearsal for our intergenerational choir, One Voice Singers, at 10:20am in the sanctuary and sing with us at 11am worship. All singers welcome!
20s/30s Brunch this Sunday
Get to know other young adult professional in our congregation this Sunday at brunch following 11am worship. All are welcome! We'll gather at the back of the sanctuary after 11am worship, and head to Pio Pio nearby for a delicious Peruvian brunch!
Spring Cleaning Weekend
9am-4pm Saturday, April 6 | 1:30-6pm Sunday, April 7

Join us for a weekend of spring cleaning and light repairs at Advent. There will be something for everyone. Organizing, cleaning, de-cluttering, painting, fixing, and more! Join us in keeping our space beautiful, functional, and organized.
More Events & Opportunities
Click on anything that interests you to learn more!
More Church Business
Announcing our new Property Committee: Read more (5 min read) >

Coffee Hour
Our Coffee Hour at 10am and 12pm every Sunday is the ideal place to get to know new people at Advent. Come join us for coffee, baked goods, and conversation before or after worship every Sunday, and get to know more people at Advent.  And please consider bringing a treat to share! 
Ministry Calendar & Directory
What ministry or group will you be involved in this month? There are even more ways to connect in fellowship and service!

This Sunday, March 17
Gospel | Luke 4:1-13
Preaching | Pastor Gary Mills
Presiding | Pastor Danielle Miller
Music Minister | Frank Martignetti
One Voice Singers | Open rehearsal at 10:20am in the sanctuary, singing in 11am worship
Tanzania Committee | Meets at 10:05am in Pastor Gary's/the music office at the back of the sanctuary
Coffee Hour | At 10am and 12pm in the Community Hall downstairs (front half)
Adult Faith Formation | Meets at 10:10am in the Community Hall downstairs.   Our Sunday Adult Faith Formation series during Lent explores racism and the Church, leading to an introduction of our partnership with the Emmaus Collective. On the 2nd Sunday in Lent, join us for part two of a viewing and discussion of the documentary video, “Do Black Churches Matter in the ELCA?”
Sunday School | Meets at 10:05am - 10:55am in the Sunday School room downstairs
20s30s Brunch | Meets after 11am worship in the back the of sanctuary to head to Pio Pio for brunch
Communications Internship | Meets from 3pm-6pm in the Intern Office
If you find any joy or good news here, please consider further supporting the work of Advent Lutheran, with a recurring donation or single donation.  We can do more together. 
2504 Broadway at 93rd Street New York, New York 10025  |  Phone: 212.665.2504