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Light of the World – an Advent Study Course

November 30 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Tuesday evenings in Advent

Explore Advent through the stories of Zechariah and Elizabeth, Mary, the journey to Bethlehem and the visit from the Magi. Written and presented by Dr. Amy-Jill Levine, Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School, the internationally renowned scholar and teacher breaks open the birth narratives for us to engage in rich Advent discussions.  Through videos and conversations, we will explore the relationship of the Gospel stories to the Old Testament, the role of women in first-century Jewish culture, the importance of Mary’s visitation and the revolutionary implications of Mary’s Magnificat, the census and the stable, the star of Bethlehem and the flight to Egypt. In Light of the World, Levine’s focus is to understand Jesus in his historical context and within his own religious tradition, Judaism.  Please join us for an exciting journey of faith this Advent.

When: Tuesdays, November 30, December 7, 14, 21

Time: 7:00-8:30

Where: on Zoom

Registration: Please email Cathy Gibbs at adultministries@christchurchdeerpark.org.

Details

Date:
November 30
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location

Online
Online

Contact

Rev. Cathy Gibbs
Phone:
4169205211
Email:
adultministries@christchurchdeerpark.org

The Story behind our

Tracking Organ

Our magnificent three manual, tracker-action organ was installed in the chancel of the church in the spring of 1982 and dedicated to the Glory of God and in memory of those who died in the First World War and the Second World War.

The organ, built by the Karl Wilhelm Company of Mont St. Hilaire, Quebec, has a classical continental design. The case is made of white oak and the pipe shades are of carved butternut. Voiced in the classic French style, its 36 stops and 50 ranks are capable of interpreting a wide variety of organ literature.

Installation required considerable changes to the chancel including moving the altar forward and arranging choir seating to either side. These renovations prompted the design and production of our award-winning Benedicite Kneelers, done in needlepoint by a dedicated group of church members.