Christmas Services at Advent

Please join us at Advent Lutheran this Christmas season. All are welcome! Monday, December 24th2:40 p.m. — Christmas Eve Service with Live Nativity + Youth Orchestra8:30 p.m. — Christmas Eve Service with Candlelight, Chancel Choir + Ensemble Tuesday, December 25th10:00 a.m. — Christmas Day Service with Carols Sunday, December 30th9:30 a.m. — Single Worship Service…

Friends and Neighbors Event

Advent welcomed nearly 100 people from the greater Harleysville community at its first-ever Friends and Neighbors Event held on September 22. The weather was gorgeous for the free, outdoor event, which collected monetary donations in support of the ELCA’s Global Barnyard program, a program designed to give families in need the tools to build an income…

2018 Music Scholarship Winner Announced

Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Music Scholarship winner, Eddie Fisher. Eddie will be playing his guitar in worship. Advent continues to receive many well-written applications each year for the scholarship. It is often a very difficult choice: the Worship and Music Team would love to say YES to everyone who applies! Since 2010, the scholarship has…

Weekly Bible Study

Join us on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. as Pastor Mark leads a weekly Bible Study. For the fall, the topic will be “Ten Key Events in the Bible.” Come learn about and discuss 10 events from the beginning of the Bible, the end, and various points in between. No experience necessary. And any time there…

Friends and Neighbors Event

Join us on Saturday, September 22, 4:00-8:00 p.m. for an evening of fellowship and fun! There will be outdoor and indoor games for all ages, food and bonfire (bring a lawn chair or blanket). Stay the whole evening or come and go as you please – but invite your friends and neighbors! As part of…

Advent Book Club

Advent’s Book Club is a great opportunity for fellowship, discussion, and expanding your horizons. Each month we will read and discuss a different book. Books are available to borrow via “Book in a Bag” from the Indian Valley Library. We will meet from 6-8 PM in the parlor. For more information, call the church office…

Vacation Bible School 2018

By Becky Fisher   What an adventure we had at Splash Canyon VBS this year.  We had a total of 52 campers aged 4 through entering 5th grade.  Most of our campers are from the community.  It’s such a wonderful  thing to see all of these children from different churches, come together and travel on their…

Summer Reading

There are three books I am currently reading that are not the easiest reads, but are really provoking thought and exciting me.  Two are for church-related planning, one is for home work.   “Exploding Stars, Dead Dinosaurs, and Zombies.”  Yep, it’s a real book, by a seminary professor no less.  And it’s one I’m reading…

What’s Planned

A New Member class has just begun. A new chapter for a number of families, and a renewing of our congregation. The “Mark on Mark” Bible study is underway on Thursday mornings; the evening class had interest, but not enough people at any given class … but I have a list of 6-8 people potentially…

What’s percolating?

I’m going to try to share something weekly in my blog, and I have a couple saved up already, but here’s one current thought bubbling and brewing in my brain. In a weekly Bible text podcast for Sunday, I heard a description of sheep that has stayed with me. The fourth Sunday of Easter (April…