Sept 29th to November 3rd, Wed to Wed
Who Can Go:
Campers Age 18 & Older
Event Fee:
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Getting Ready for Advent  

This fall, to assist pastors and preachers, Holmes will be hosting an online Bible study of the Gospel lectionary texts for Advent led by nationally known leaders and pastors. Each Bible study will be a 45-minute Zoom session.

For those for whom it is possible geographically, Holmes will also host an in-person 4-hour Advent and Christmas worship idea sharing/brainstorming session. Lunch will be included.

Program Cost: $50.


September 29 @ 2:00pm (Eastern) – Advent 1

October 6 @ 2:00pm (Eastern) – Advent 2

October 13 @ 2:00pm (Eastern) – Advent 3

October 20 @ 2:00pm (Eastern) – Advent 4

November 3   10:00-2:00  Advent/Christmas Worship Planning Session

Texts and Leadership: 

Advent 1 – Luke 21: 25-36                  Rev. Dr. John Buchanan, Pastor Emeritus Fourth Church Chicago

Advent 2 – Luke 3:1-6                         Rev. Dr. J. Barrie Shepherd, Pastor Emeritus First Church NYC

Advent 3 – Luke 3: 7-18                      Rev. Dr. J. Herbert Nelson, Stated Clerk PCUSA

Advent 4 – Luke 1: 39-45 (46-55)       Rev. Cynthia Jarvis, Retired Pastor Chestnut Hill

Advent/Christmas Worship Planning Session     Rev. Dr. Paul Alcorn, Holmes Camp and Retreat Center

For questions or more information, contact holmes@holmescamp.org.