The Advent of Jesus

Advent-2015-PIN_focusThe song said, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!”  And the song is right. Why is this the most wonderful time? Because Love is revealed from heaven. Salvation has come. God is with us – Emmanuel!  We can open the pages of the book and go to Bethlehem and see this One who is born King of the Jews and Lord of the Nations.

Best of all, we can worship Him! We can humble ourselves before Him, adore Him, set our hearts to follow Him and let His goodness and mercy follow us all the rest of our days.

Come, let us adore Christ the Lord together. Don’t miss a single opportunity this Advent season presents. Here is our Calendar.12.15 and our Newsletter12.15.

 

About laurelhillumc

Laurel Hill United Methodist Church is rich in history as a church family committed to a life in Christ. We began in the heart of Varina almost 150 years ago; the church has grown through its existence as a church-hospital in the Civil War, as a circuit church, and survived a disastrous fire which destroyed the sanctuary about 50 years ago. Then, dedicated, Spirit-filled Christians worked hard together to build a new sanctuary. That hard work has continued with many new improvements including a new addition connecting the sanctuary and educational building, the installation of an elevator providing total accessibility throughout both buildings, remodeling the education building and the installation of 18 stained glass windows. Faithful clergy and laity ministering together have established a legacy of dedication and service which enables Laurel Hill to be a beacon of light in our community, in our world and to all who follow for generations to come. In response to the needs of the Varina community, Laurel Hill United Methodist Church also operates the Laurel Hill Weekday School. These programs are an active part of the life and ministry of Laurel Hill UMC. We accept the opportunity through our morning Preschool and After School child care to share our values of love, caring, cooperation and forgiveness. The Church and child care programs work together to enhance the spiritual, mental and physical growth of children in our community. Our worship services are held each Sunday with a contemporary service at 8:45am and a traditional service at 11:00am. Sunday School begins at 9:45am. Call our office (804) 795-2772 for Bible Study times and other ministry opportunities.
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