The four weeks leading up to Christmas Eve and the birth of Christ are called Advent. Advent means coming or arrival. Today, we live between God’s first and second Advent. God’s first arrival into the world through the Christ Child, and God’s second arrival into the world in the fullness of time through the Risen Christ. Each week, in our Communion dialogue, we call it the “mystery of faith” Christ is born. Christ has died. Christ has risen. Christ will come again.
Sunday Worship Online
Sunday Advent Worship at 10 a.m. in-person and online
- November 27, December 4, 11 and 18th
- Dec 18: Christmas Program Sharing
Sundays, December 25 & January 1:
- Worship at 11 am in person and online
Join us for worship in person or online. The services are available to watch live and are recorded on our website to watch anytime.
Journey to the Manger Advent Devotional
Holden Evening Prayer
St Paul Lutheran
Wednesdays at 6:30 pm
Nov 30, Dec 7, 14, and 21
Faith Family Gathering & Around the Table
Sunday Dec 4. 4-6:15 pm
Sharing Christmas traditions, crafts and food with Congolese church.
John Hermanson Advent/Christmas Concert
Sunday Dec 11th at Immanuel
6:30 Light appetizers
Free will offering for scholarships for music students at Mwika Lutheran Bible & Theological College in Tanzania
Blue Christmas Worship
Sunday, December 18 at 4 pm
Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Bonner
We light candles on the Advent wreath to signify that Jesus, the Light of the World, is coming. As more candles are lit each week, the darkness of fear and hopelessness recede and the shadows of sin fall away as the Light of the Christ Child enters the world.
If you do not have an Advent Wreath, please consider either purchasing one, making one, or simply select four candles to light each week as you worship and/or do your devotions. Wreaths may be simple or elaborate, made from fresh material or from artificial greenery.