Quick Links and Reminders

The Bell Ringer
October 11, 2020

Ways to Give:
  • Click here to give online.
  • Text-to-Give: Text myadvent to 73256 to receive a link where you may complete your donation. Standard text charges may apply.
  • Mail a check to the church - 141 Advent St., Spartanburg, SC 29302

The YouTube channel is accessible through our website menu:
Worship>Sermons Online>Worship Online or http://churchofadvent.org/worshiponline.
This morning we were able to worship in the church again!
(with social distancing, of course)
Thank you to all of you who signed up and joined us this morning for our Holy Eucharist in the Church. The service was also livestreamed. If you missed it, you can watch it here: Livestream of service.
Here's a behind-the-scenes look at our diligent Media Team, hard at work on Sunday morning. After much effort, they are now set up to livestream from outside of the main sanctuary.
New Daily Devotion Series
This week, we are excited to start a new daily devotion series called, "From My to Your Home." Please click here to view. These videos are posted weekdays at 6am.
Book & Brown Bag
Continues Tuesday, October 13 via Zoom
This week's meeting will be about two articles that Ned is sending out to the group. The class will begin on Tuesday, October 13 at 12:15pm via Zoom. If you have any questions, or would like to receive the Zoom link, please reach out to Jeanelle Smith.

The next book, Outside Agitator, will begin Tuesday, October 20. If you would like to purchase a book, please see Jeanelle Smith in Satterlee Hall on Mondays-Fridays, 9am-1pm. The price of the book is $17.
Homecoming Sunday
next Sunday, October 18
Come home to the Advent on Sunday, October 18.

Join us for an outdoor* Holy Eucharist service at 10:15am followed by a box lunch on the lawn. Walk, ride your bike, or drive that morning. Dress casually and wear your mask. Advent Street will only be open for those that need handicap access.

Areas will be designated for individuals and family groups to sit at least 6 feet apart. Social distancing guidelines will need to be followed including wearing your mask when not eating in your designated space.

We will have a special activity for you to share your love about the Advent: Our Church Home and you will be able to place your 2021 pledge in a special church home mailbox.

Tomorrow morning, we will send out a parish-wide email with Sign-Up Genius in order to reserve your seat for the service. To reserve your meal, please contact Gail Owens by Thursday at noon (email or 864-583-2438).

*In case of rain, we will move to the gym.
Wednesday Night Dinner & Program
October 21, 2020
To reserve your to-go dinner plate, please contact Gail Owens via email or phone (864-583-2438). There will be a parish-wide email with the Zoom link closer to October 21.
Opportunity to Give
In order to support families for Thanksgiving, TOTAL Ministries will be collecting turkeys – they need 800!! Advent’s goal is 100 turkeys. Please buy a
frozen turkey (or 2, or 3 or 100) and drop it off at the church on Wednesday, October 21 from 5:15-6:15 or Sunday, November 1 at 11:30-12:15.
Save the Date - ECW Bazaar
November 19, 2020
Volunteers Needed for the Bazaar! Please contact co-chairs: Frances Krydynski or Ashley Moody if you are willing and able to volunteer!
Love Gifts
If you have items you would like to donate, please contact Elisabeth Hayes.
Sunday School Meetings
Interested in learning about current and upcoming Sunday morning classes? Contact Laura Bauknight. She can also provide information about Bible studies!
Prayer Requests
If you would like to submit a prayer request, please contact The Rev. Paula Griffin, Associate Rector for Pastoral Care.
Follow us on Social Media!
If you do not already, please follow us on Facebook and Instagram! We are posting updates often and we want to keep you informed!
Episcopal Church of the Advent
141 Advent Street, Spartanburg SC 29302