The Easter Season has begun, and there are some good things in store around The Advocate!
(be sure to check back for updates!)
First, the Sunday schedule:
9:15 AM Kids Christian Ed will resume on Zoom
10 AM Our principal liturgy with sermon and song will continue to be on Zoom. Followed by The Screenside Chat.
5 PM (note the change in time). Pondside Eucharist! Up to 50 people may gather with Covid protocols at the Advocate Pond for a simple Holy Eucharist with a song or three. Write to Vicar@TheAdvocateChurch.org if you plan to attend.
The Screenside Chat in Eastertide
From Acts to Action: How have Christians come to a place of such divergence on what action to take in the Name of Christ? Sundays in Eastertide we will explore the evolution of Christian action, activism and service, from the Acts of the Apostles to the 21st century.
April 11: Jesus and the Acts of the Apostles
April 18: From Martyrdom to Constantine
April 25: The Reformation and the Word of God
May 2: Liberation Theology in the Black Church and in Central America
May 9: White Evangelical Christianity, Abortion and Homosexuality
May 16: The Episcopal Church shift from Establishment to “Following Jesus for Real”
The Advocate takes to the trails against hunger! CROP Walk Dispersed, 2021.
This year, a team of people of the Advocate are leading a variety of local ambles and hikes as part of the dispersed CROP walk 2021 to work against hunger in our community and world. Walks will take place the week of April 18-25. Options for all ages and abilities, including a bike trek. See all the options here.
Learn how you can join the fun here.
If you want to make a donation to support the Advocate Team, click here!
The Advo-Groups Return!
Advo-Groups resume in late April! Advo-Groups are small groups of six to eight people, who meet bi-weekly for four to six meetings, to explore a common interest. Each group includes prayer and the opportunity for story-sharing, as inspired by the subject.
Sign up now to join one of these fun and transformative small groups. Registration closes Sunday, April 18.
Online Book Launch for Behold What You Are: Becoming the Body of Christ. A book by Lisa G. Fischbeck, with forward by Sam Wells. It is, in many ways, a story of the Advocate.Thursday, April 22 at 8 PM Eastern.
Here’s the Zoom link.
More information about the launch can be found here.