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…

New Pastor; New Blog. HELLO!

Hello from “Pastor Mark,” the new pastor of Advent Lutheran Church. New, but not yet installed. The installation is on Sunday April 8 at 3PM. There’s been some joking that right now I am “involved” but after April 8 I will be “committed.” (If you missed that sermon illustration, let me know.) I’m intending this…

Vincent Schaper, Schuke Orgelbau, Potsdam, Germany

(Harleysville, PA) –       Advent Lutheran Church will present a workshop by Vincent Schaper of Alexander Schuke Orgelbau (Potsdam, Germany) on Saturday April 28, 10:00 am.   An engaging speaker, Mr. Schaper will discuss the history of organbuilding in Germany, with a specific focus on organs in Brandenburg state.  He will also discuss the evolution of…

March Newsletter Available Here

Looking for details on events, education, news and more? Advent’s monthly newsletter, the Advocate, is your link to all of the goings-on at Advent and with our community. The Advocate can be viewed or downloaded below (PDF). Click the title below: Monthly Advent Newsletter – Advocate March 2018