October 10, 2018
 
 
 
All the Latest from Advent
 
 
 
 
Fall is always a full and fruitful time here at Advent, and this one is no different. We've put together the latest news, event highlights, and stories for you so you don't miss a thing. May God bless you and keep you this week, and work through you to lift up others.
 
 
 
 
 
News
 
 
 
 
A Call Committee has been formed and is beginning their search for a new bilingual pastor to call after Pastor Gary retires in June 2019. Learn more >

We want to express immense gratitude for the passion, commitment, questions, and excitement shared by everyone who participated in our congregational meetings over the past weeks. Our Congregation Council is meeting to consider everyone's input, and invites you to Next Steps Conversations after Services on Sunday, October 21.
 
 
 
 
 
Events
 
 
 
 
Faith Formation Extravaganza this Sunday
 
 
 
 
This Sunday | 10-11am

Adults and kids are invited to kick off our weekly Sunday School and Adult Faith Formation hour by exploring a maze of interactive stations offering various looks at how faith is formed at Advent. Come join us downstairs from 10-11am this Sunday for fun and community.
 
 
 
 
Also Happening this Week
 
 
 
 
Conversational Spanish Class | Learn more >
After-school Program | Learn more >
English as a Second Language Class | Learn more >
The Confessing Church Christian Ed. Series | Learn more >
Communications Internship | Learn more >
Immigration Counseling* (offsite)
LaMP Ice Cream Study Break for college students | Learn more >
Trinity/Advent Community Dinner food ministry | This Thursday | Volunteer >
West Side Voices open mic night | 7pm Friday | Email Kirsten about participating >
 
 
 
 
 
Volunteer Opportunities
 
 
 
 
Food Ministries
 
 
 
 
Our next Community Lunch is Saturday, October 27 at 12pm. Volunteer >

Our next Food Pantry is Saturday, November 3 at 9am. Volunteer > 
 
 
 
 
More Opportunities
 
 
 
 
Sunday School teachers | 10-11am Sundays

ESL conversation partners | 3-4pm Tuesdays and 10-11am Thursdays

Music Mondays hosts | 6-10pm Mondays, once a month

 
 
 
 
 
Giving Opportunities
 
 
 
 
A Hill of Beans
 
 
 
 
Through October 31

This fall, join us in offering cans of beans at the altar in our sanctuary, to eventually be distributed at our Food Pantry. If we collect 500 cans, we’ll also get a $500 matching gift for our food ministries.
 
 
 
 
Clothes for El Salvador
 
 
 
 
Through Sunday, October 21

The El Salvador Committee will be collecting gently used or new shoes and clothing (washed) of good quality to bring to El Salvador. Bring your donations to the collection box in the back of the sanctuary by Sunday, October 21.
 
 
 
 
 
Ministry Stories
 
 
 
 
Check out these stories highlighting recent moments in our ministry:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Faith Formation
 
 
 
 
Christian Education Series
The Confessing Church: Resistance and Revolution
 
 
 
 
7pm Tuesdays at Advent | October 9 - November 13 (6 weeks)

In this 6-week Christian education series on Tuesday evenings, we’ll learn about The Confessing Church — a Christian movement of resistance that developed in response to the rise of totalitarianism and nationalism in Nazi Germany. Learn more >

Alongside our Tuesday evening series, our Adult Faith Formation hour Sundays at 10:10am downstairs will examine more counter-cultural movements in the Christians faith starting on Sunday, October 28 (Reformation Sunday!).
 
 
 
 
 
Interviews w/ Our Pastors about . . . Everything
 
 
 
 
In two special episodes, we talk with Pastor Danielle and Pastor Gary about...everything.

Our Sermons & Conversations Podcast seeks to create further discussion, action, and outreach in response to the Gospel & Word each Sunday.

To listen: Search "Advent Sermons & Conversations" in the Podcasts app on your iPhone, or in Google Play on your Android phone to start listening! Or, listen on our website >
 
 
 
 
 
Full Ministry Calendar
 
 
 
 
What ministry or group will you be involved in this month? There are even more ways to connect in fellowship and service!
 
 
View our full Ministry Calendar
 
 
 
This Sunday, October 14
 
 
 
 
Gospel | Mark 10:17-31
Preaching | Pastor Gary at 9am & 11am worship in English, and 12:30pm worship in Spanish
Presiding | Vicar Deacon Abby Ferjak at 9am & 11am worship in English, and Pastor Gary 12:30pm in Spanish
Faith Formation Extravaganza | Starts at 10:05am in the Community Hall downstairs
Advent Chorale | Sings at 11am worship
BeanFest | Hosted by the Adventerous Adventonians at 12noon
Communications Internship | Meets from 3-6pm in the Intern Office downstairs
 
 
 
 
 
Giving
 
 
 
 
Make a general donation to our church quickly and simply online. Thank you for your faithful generosity.
 
 
Donate
 
 
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