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Advent: Lighting the First Candle - Waiting for the Shepherd

The First Sunday of Advent (or thereabouts) We Remember the Meaning of Advent [Note: Someone can read or paraphrase the following. Or you might want to discuss the meaning of Advent together.] Advent is a word that means “coming” or “visit”. In the Christian season of Advent, we prepare for the “advent” of Christ at Christmas. Our preparation includes many things: • We remember Israel’s hope for the coming of God’s Messiah to save, to forgive, and to restore. • We remember our hope for the second coming of Jesus. • We remember our need for a Savior to save... Read more →