Events Calendar


Special Events

Event
Day and/or Date
Time
Details
Easter Egg Hunt
April 20, 2019
10:00 AM
Children are invited to attend the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Bring your basket and come enjoy activities in the Fellowship Center along with age appropriate egg hunts around the grounds. Snacks will be provided.
Congregation memebers are asked to help out with this event. Please contact Carolyn Kimball or be at the church by 9:00 AM to help set up.
Bring a Friend
May 5, 2019
both services
Bring a Friend Sunday is May 5, 2019
We hope each Advent member will pray for the Holy Spirit to lead them to someone to invite to church om May 5th. Jesus Christ said,"The harvest is truly plenteous but the labourers are few. Pray ye therefore to the Lord of the harvest that He will send forth labourers into His harvest." Matt. 9:37-38.
Vacation Bible School
Saturday
June 29, 2019
9:00 AM
Vacation Bible School (VBS) will be a one-day event. Theme this year is "Who is my Neighbor?"
Ginger Haynes has posted sign-up sheets for Teachers, helpers and staff. Please include your name where you want to help. Do not assume that she already knows. The sheet still has pleanty of opportunity spaces to be filled.
Please pray for this upcoming event.
Cancellation Policy
Any Day
Any Time
In the event that we have inclement weather please
check WXII News for Cancellations.

The Choir, and Bible Study will follow Forsyth County School Cancellations.
Sunday Service cancellations will be provided through WXII News cancellation listings.
Event
Day and/or Date
Time
Details

Notices from the newsletter

  • UPDATED RULES
    There are updated copies of Advent’s Graveyard Rules have been placed in your mailboxes.

  • 2019 Daily Texts
    the 2019 Daily Texts are here - See an usher to get your copy
    Large Print - $11.00 and small paperback - $9.00 per copy

  • Blanket Drive for Sunnyside Ministries
    The fellowship Class is sponsoring a Christmas Blanket Drive for Sunnyside Ministry.
    Please give a warm blanket to a friend in need. New blankets as well as gently worn but clean can be used. Blankets are always in demand and quickly given out.
    We also are collecting toothbrushes and toothpaste.
    We will keep this drive on-going during the winter months. Please drop off your donations in the Fellowship Center, Parlor or give to a class member.
    Thanks for sharing God's Love and Joy to those in need,

  • Advent's 95th Anniversary Homecoming Celcbration
    Come share in the fun!
    1. Mark your calendars for June 23, 2019 when Advent will celebrate 95 years as a Moravian Church. We hope ever member, former member and their families will attend this anniversary and homecoming.
    2. The 95th anniversary committee wants you to share your memories of Advent.

      Please write down your favorite memories and give them to Charles Krites or Bob Snyder. These memories will be shared at the anniversary and homecoming celebration.
    3. Deadline for inclusion in the memories information is June 1, 2019.
    4. We need the names of everyone who has served as an acoluth at Advent along with the dates served. Please give them to Bob Snyder.
    5. If you have pictures of Advent or your family that you want to share on Anniversary Sunday, we need the pictures by June 1. We will copy your pictures and return the originals to you. Give your pictures to any member of the Anniversary Committee.
    6. Members of the anniversary and homecoming committee are Jean Gardin, Sandra Scott, Andie Carpenter, Carol Long, Ora Mae Gibson, Peggy Sumner, Charles Krites, and Bob Snyder.
    7. Sunday, April 28th at 9am we will continue to share in the past,
      to prepare for Advent's 95th Anniversary Homecoming celebration in June. Please join us in the Fellowship Center for coffee, punch and snacks before Sunday School.

      There will be a matching game (Match minister photos with their years at Advent. Matching by memory only.) and the winners will be eligible to receive a small book of church history photos.



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Regular Schedule Events

Regular Church Activities

Event Day and/or Date Times Details
Sunday School
Sunday
9:45AM to 10:45AM
Jesus's Way is our way at Advent.

We have Sunday School classes for all ages. Sunday School starts with an opening service in the Sunday School Sanctuary followed by Sunday School class sessions.
Opening session is consists of announcements, prayer concerns, birthday and anniversary acknowledgements so class time can be longer. Classes should now start a little before 10:00 AM
Not attending Sunday School we welcome you to start attending one of our excellent classes. We have classes for all ages. Speak to Jamie Pugh for assistance in picking a class or Contact the Sunday School opening leader to be directed to a Sunday School Classroom.
    Sunday School Classes:
  • Youth - classes by age - Cradle Roll, Beginners, Primary, Bradley Fry, High School
  • Adult classes - Covenant, Fellowship, O.M. Whittsett, Finding Grace, Truth Seekers
Sunday Worship
Sunday
11:00AM to 12:15PM
Join us for a time of worship and praise.
Nursery Teams
Sundays
10:45AM to 12:15PM
    Nursery Teams
    *** April 2019 ***
  • 07 - Tim & Mary Ayers
  • 14 - Carolyn Kimball
  • 21 - Carolyn Snyder
  • 28 - Linda McCollum

  • *** May 2019 ***
  • 05 - John & Jennifer Cox
  • 12 - Nick & Jami Pugh
  • 19 - Linda McCollum
  • 26 - Paul & Sarah Mutton

Advent’s Babies need you!!!
If you are interested in being a part of the 2016 Nursery rotation, please contact
Linda McCollum.
A team will consist of two to three people and each team will take turns keeping the children on Sunday mornings.
Bible Study - Day
Wednesday
10:30 AM
Morning Bible Study meets in the Parlor.
No Bible Study during Lent.
Bible Study - Night
Wednesday
6:30 PM
Evening Bible Study meets in the parlor.
No Bible Study during Lent.
Adult Choir
Wednesday
7:30 PM
Adult Choir rehearses on Wednesday Night at 7:30 PM.
Currently practicing in the Sanctuary after services.
Youth Choir
Sunday
12:15 PM
Youth Choir members
Ask Choir Director for more information.
Advent/Hopewell Band Home Page
Tuesday
7:00 PM
Practice is in the Fellowship Center.
Use this link for Band schedule.
Youth Fellowship
Sunday
 
The elementary kids will meet in the Youth Center from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. This group will now be called Kids Club. Jennifer Cox and Emily Yarbrough will be the leaders for this group.
The 8th grade-young adults will still meet from 5:30-7pm in the Youth Center.
Speak with Youth Leaders for additional information.
Senior Friends
First Tuesday
Noon
Regular meeting is at noon on the first Tuesday of each month. Meet in the Fellowship Center for a delicious pot-luck luncheon.
Everyone 55 and older is cordially invited to join our fellowship of fun, good food, spiritual growth and participate in our outings and activities.
Women's Fellowship
Second Thursday
May 09, 2019
7:00 PM
The Women's Fellowship of Advent Moravian Church includes all women of the congregation.
Meetings held in the Fellowship Center.
Elders Meeting
TBA
12:00 PM
Meet in normal location unless otherwise announced.
See Bulletin for meeting details
Trustee Meeting
TBA
2:00 PM
Meet in normal location unless otherwise announced.
See Bulletin for meeting details
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