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Joy to the World – Advent Devotional

Advent is for adoring Jesus Christ. It is an annual season of patient waiting, hopeful expectation, soul-searching and calendar watching for many churches, individuals and families. There is no biblical mandate (instruction) in Scripture to observe Advent. It’s an optional thing – a tradition that developed over the course of church history as a time […]

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Preparing for Advent

Join us at FBC through the month of December as we celebrate the Advent (Coming) of Jesus Christ the Messiah. Each Sunday morning we will light another candle of the Advent wreath and hear the Word of God proclaiming the Good News for all people. Be sure you don’t miss these important reminders of the […]

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The Advent Wreath

The Symbolism of the Advent Wreath The Advent wreath is circular in shape. The circle is a symbol of eternity. It has no beginning or end, reminding us of God’s unending love for us. It is made of evergreens, which are a sign of life in an otherwise lifeless winter. They point to new life […]

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What is Advent?

Advent at FBC Celebrate Advent with us this December as we prepare for and look forward to celebrating Christmas. The word “advent” comes from the Latin term “adventus” which means “arrival” or “coming,” particularly the arrival of something or someone of great significance. The season of Advent is a period of both reflection and celebration. […]

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