These long months dealing with the pandemic have certainly been difficult. We hope to be together again as soon as possible, but in the meantime it is so important to stay connected to one another in whatever ways we can. One simple thing we can do is share photos with one another. Seeing the faces of our community is essential and helps spread joy. We're featuring the many people of Advent in our worship opening each week, and we need your photo to be part of the mix. Send us a selfie or photo of your family and we'll include it in one of our upcoming services. Thanks for your help!
Join us in supporting those in need in the Cleveland area through our partners at Hands, Hearts, and Homes Outreach.
We're making plans for Journey to Bethlehem a drive-thru experience. The event will feature brief character dramas at four stations featuring scenes from the Christmas story and a visit from Santa. We need your help to make it happen. We're looking for donations of the following items:
We need your help in planning for this year's Christmas worship schedule. We are anticipating the need for more service times this season so that we can maintain social distancing and provide opportunity for all who would like to attend a service in person to do so. We will be live streaming one or more of the service times as well for those who are not able or do not feel comfortable worshiping indoors yet. Please share your thoughts with us on the type of service and time of service you are most likely to attend this Christmas.
Advent has a long standing partnership with H3O (Hands, Hearts, and Homes Outreach). H3O provides donated furniture, clothing, bedding, kitchen and household supplies, as well as personal care items that are distributed to those in need.
During this pandemic, a lot of the work of H3O has been on hold or greatly reduced. While the furniture and housewares remains on hold, H3O is planning to resume distribution of personal care kits again at St. Herman's on Sunday, October 25.
We invite you to support this effort by donating items that are in greatest need for those kits. The items listed below are in order of need. Please drop them off weekday afternoons in the entrance area at Advent or on Sunday morning if you are attending the indoor or outdoor service.
We had a beautiful morning to serve our neighbors and an even more wonderful time serving alongside our brothers and sisters from Resurrection Catholic Parish. Thanks to all who participated and lifted us up in prayer! Click the image below to see all the photos!
We invite you to come to Advent Lutheran (5525 Harper Rd + Solon, OH) for a
Drive-thru Back-to-School Blessing on Sunday, August 23 between 4 pm and 6 pm.
You'll be able to stay in your car and receive a spoken blessing and a gift to remind you of God's presence with you as you teach, learn, and grow this school year.
All are welcome, so invite your friends!
Pay it Forward by Donating School Supplies to benefit the students at Patrick Henry School in East Cleveland. Supplies can be dropped off at the blessing or each Sunday now through August 30.
Click here for the Supply List.
Once again this year our congregation will be joining with our national church in serving our neighbors on God's Work Our Hand day, Saturday, September 12. This year we are joining forces with our neighbors up the street at the Catholic Church of the Resurrection. Resurrection has been holding a day of service on the same weekend as God's Work Our Hands day for the past five years. Joining forces with Resurrection allows us to offer more choices than ever on where to serve. We will be serving at more than a dozen locations providing needed cleanup efforts, food and health assistance, and more as we build relationship through service and kindness.
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