IN THE WAITING

ADVENT @ INCARNATION

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ADVENT 1: HOPE IN THE WAITING
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 28 @ 10AM

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We light the candle for hope this week. Read this week's Advent scriptureswhere do they invite hope?

After church Sunday, take home instructions and candles for making your own home Advent wreath.

Enjoy our Spotify Advent playlist.

ADVENT 2: PEACE IN THE WAITING
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 5 @ 10AM

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We light the candle for peace this week. Read this week's Advent Scriptures—where do they invite peace?

Bring a favorite family Christmas dish for our Advent Donut Sunday, and join in making pomanders after church.

December 6 is St. Nicholas Day in remembrance of the famous Turkish bishop who gave oranges and small gifts to the poor. Try making "Katie Bread" this week, a traditional bread to bake and share from Leigh McAfee's family.

ADVENT 3: JOY IN THE WAITING
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 12 @ 10AM

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We light the pink candle for joy this week. This Sunday is called Gaudete Sunday, from the Latin for "Rejoice." Read this week's Advent scriptures—where do they invite joy?

Bring your angels to church to show and tell after the service, and learn how to make a paper angel at home.


December 13 is Saint Lucia Day. Bake Santa Lucia buns using the Hamlins' family recipe.

ADVENT 4: LOVE IN THE WAITING
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 19 @ 10AM

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We light the candle for love this week. Read this week's Advent scriptures—where do they invite love?

Bring a nativity set from home to show and tell after the service!


Enjoy these lyrics to a French Advent Carol sent by Weber Ivy:
People, look east. The time is near 
Of the crowning of the year.
Make your house fair as you are able,
Trim the hearth and set the table.
People, look east and sing today:
Love, the Guest, is on the way.

CHRISTMAS: NO MORE WAITING!

CHRISTMAS EVE @ 3PM OUTSIDE; CHRISTMAS DAY @ 9AM ON ZOOM

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Enjoy these nativities from the homes of our congregation and around the world. Click on the image to view larger and see videos!