Advent Sunday

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the first of the four Sundays during Advent

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As this was Advent Sunday - the beginning of the New Year for the church - the service began with the lighting of the first candle on the Advent wreath and the emphasis was on preparing for both the anniversary of Christ's birth and looking forward to the second coming.
The group has also created pilot programs for an Advent Sunday school and a Lent Sunday school.
And so, yesterday on Advent Sunday, I opened the box and uncurled them once more from the 1977 ECHO.
One Sunday ago was the Sunday Next Before Advent since last Sunday was Advent Sunday.
Though Christmas decorations appear in some Swiss stores as early as October, the holiday season doesn't start until the First Advent Sunday.
The arrival of the Christmas tree on December 23 (it should be chosen on the last Advent Sunday and stay up through Twelfth Night) is the final moment of preparation.
We had the first Advent Sunday with its message of hope, then the second with its message of love, and the third - today - with its message of joy.
Family communion for Advent Sunday with children's activities at St David's Church was led by the Rev Nick Heaton.
Durham Cathedral becomes so crowded on Advent Sunday that the processions and carols have to be performed twice to accommodate all who wish to come.
Angie O'Gorman reflects on all the Advent Sunday readings on the NCR website at NCRonline.
Delaval Churches Together are hosting a Songs of Praise service at Seaton Delaval Hall on Advent Sunday, November 30, at 2.
DOZENS of churches in mid-Warwickshire will each be setting off a rocket to mark Advent Sunday at the weekend.
The first Advent Sunday is a very important holiday for us," explains Jonsson, "and so is December 13, St.
Advent Anticipation -- This is the kind of book that people regard as "normal" for Lent, but rarely for Advent: a set of day-by-day meditations from Advent Sunday through the 12 days of Christmas.