Praise God from Whom all blessings flow! Today is the first Sunday of Advent! Advent is the season that is set aside for Christians to reflect on Jesus' first coming as they anticipate and prepare for His second coming. This is our reality as believers of Jesus Christ! So the advent calendar, which is attached to this email and which you will receive shortly, is an aid/resource for you and your family. Each day a theme and a scripture is provided. We encourage you to set aside time each day to reflect/meditate on both partner with a friend or family member to keep you on track journal your thoughts, reflections or insights think of a song, hymn or chorus that goes with each day open your heart and spirit to the Holy Spirit Please know that we are praying for and with you! May you find rest, renewal, revival and restoration for your mind, body and spirit during this Advent season in God's Word! In hope and anticipation, Min. Dianne