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
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