I am Thankful that Thanksgiving has come and gone--our hearts
are happy with the fellowship we shared with family and friends.
Now, we turn our thoughts to the Advent season
Advent begins December 3--Advent is a season observed in many Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas. The term is a version of the Latin word meaning "coming". The term "Advent" is also used in Eastern Orthodoxy for the 40-day Nativity Fast, which has practices different from those in the west