Events & Activities

Upcoming Events

  • St. Nicolas Day Candlelight Vigil
    On Saturday December 6, the third of our monthly peace vigil will be held at the Jubilee Peace Garden at 6:00 p.m.
  • GWA Christmas Party
    On Friday December 12, GWA is going to have a Christmas Party in Fellowship Hall at Church, starting at 6:30 p.m.
    As in previous years, the main dish will be provided and then we look for side dishes, salads and desserts from the attendees. We will also have our traditional gift exchange -- bring a small gift ($2-$5) and, for the Food Bank, non-perishable food items. Look for a sign-up poster on the Bulletin board.
  • Senior Christmas Party is scheduled on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at church, from 12:00 p.m.
  • Christmas Eve Worships
    We are going to have candlelight serivces of holy communion on Christmas Eve, at 7:30 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
  • Ecumenical Worship on Christmas Day
    On Christmas Day, the three congregations sharing the Advent building, Advent Lutheran, Grace Communion International, and Fairview Church of God, are going to have an ecumenical worship at 10:00 a.m. on the morning of Christmas Day. All are welcomed.
  • January Candlelight Peace Vigil
    Our monthly Candlelight Peace Vigil for next month is scheduled on Saturday, January 17, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
  • Congregational Annual Meeting is scheduled on Feburary 15, 2015, after the service.

Regular Activities

  • Sunday School is given on alternating Sundays during the service.
  • English Circle (ESL class) gathers on every Sunday morning, 8:30 a.m.
  • Advent Seniors meet at church twice a month, on Tuesday afternoons, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • Men's Breakfast gathers on the first Saturday of every month 9:30 a.m. at Rosemary and Thyme Restaurant near Van Horne and Victoria Park
  • Choir Practice is usually on Thursday night 8:00 p.m. every week, except for summer vacation.
    If you are interested in joining the choir at Advent, please speak with Trevor Hicks, our music director, at one of our services, or write him an email at All are welcome.

Church Calendar

December 2014
1 2Advent Seniors 1:00pm - 3:00pm 3 4Choir Practice 8:00pm 5 6Men's Breakfast 9:30am

St. Nicolas Day Candlelight Vigil 6:00pm
7Advent 2
ESL 8:30am
Worship 10:00am
Sunday School
8 9 10 11Choir Practice 8:00pm 12GWA Christmas Party
6:30pm at church
14Advent 3
ESL 8:30am
Worship 10:00am (Musical Liturgy)
15 16Advent Seniors Christmas Party 12:00pm at church 17 18Choir Practice 8:00pm 19 20
21Advent 4
ESL 8:30am
Worship 10:00am
Sunday School
22 23 24Christmas Eve
Worship 7:30pm
Worship 11:00pm
25Christmas Day
Ecumenical Worship 10:00am
26 27
28ESL 8:30am
Worship 10:00am
29 30 31New Year's Eve

January 2015
1New Year's Day 2 3Men's Breakfast 9:30am
ESL 8:30am
Worship 10:00am
Sunday School
5 6Advent Seniors 1:00pm - 3:00pm 7 8Choir Practice 8:00pm 9 10
11ESL 8:30am
Worship 10:00am
12 13 14 15Choir Practice 8:00pm 16 17Candlelight Vigil at Peace Garden
18ESL 8:30am
Worship 10:00am
Sunday School
19 20Advent Seniors 1:00pm - 3:00pm 21 22Choir Practice 8:00pm 23 24
25ESL 8:30am
Worship 10:00am
26 27 28 29Choir Practice 8:00pm 30 31