We welcome all because God welcomes all, regardless of race or culture, Thank you for worshipping today at Advent.We welcome all who are seeking God’s love and grace. We welcome all because God welcomes all, those of every race or culture, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or relationship status . We welcome all without regard to physical or mental health,addictions, imprisonment, socio-economic circumstances, or anything that too often divides us. We are committed to racial equity in our congregation and our community.. Our unity is in Christ.At Advent we practice an open table of Holy Communion for the invitation comes from Christ himself. Please have the bread and wine as is your custom.
There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus.
– Galatians 3:28
We offer the common cup or individual cups. If you prefer a blessing please cross your arms at the altar.May you experience the love of God in this place.Peace be with you.
The people of Advent are…..
Living and working on the historical territory of the Huron-Wendat, Petun, Seneca and, most recently, the Mississaugas of the New Credit Indigenous peoples. This territory is covered by the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement between the Haudenosaunee and the Ojibwe and allied nations to peaceably share and care for the lands and resources around the Great Lakes.