Advent Sunday


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Advent Sunday

n.
The first Sunday of Advent in Western Christianity.

Advent Sunday

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the first of the four Sundays of Advent, and the one that falls nearest to November 30

Ad′vent Sun′day


n.
the first Sunday in Advent.
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Noun1.Advent Sunday - the first of the four Sundays during AdventAdvent Sunday - the first of the four Sundays during Advent
Christian holy day - a religious holiday for Christians
Advent - the season including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
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Ladywell Church Second Advent Sunday service at 11.15am will be led by the minister Rev Liz Robertson.
On the second Advent Sunday, December 9, from 10:00 until 16:00, visitors can buy original Christmas presents for their loved ones in the heated Forest School and in the garden in front.
Tomorrow, we celebrate Advent Sunday with our Eucharist at 10am.
Services this Advent Sunday at St Bartholomew's Church are; 10.30am Holy Communion.
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The Advent Sunday service was led by Robert Nuttall.
The initiative will be launched on Advent Sunday, November 30, at the Advent carol service at 6.00pm.
Even the war-torn people of Zamboanga raised at least P200,000 for the typhoon victims, the prelate said, while parishes across Italy collected money a second time at masses one Advent Sunday to donate to the Philippines.
Father Paul Such, said: "This Advent Sunday, in addition to the candlelit Advent service with traditional carols and readings, we are inviting all who raised funds to a special thanks giving, with mulled wine and mince pies to follow."
Each Advent Sunday in the Hebrew Scriptures, God speaks to Israel (and Judah) through the prophets, promising, and eventually celebrating, a radically new reign of justice, joy and renewal.
Group A, preserved in thirteen manuscripts, follows the chronology of the Church year (beginning on Advent Sunday), whereas Group B, in eight manuscripts, transmits a rearrangement of a Group A text into Temporale and Sanctorale cycles (with significant textual modifications as well).
But between now and Advent Sunday (28 November), there is another event.