By Submitted Article on November 30, 2019.
Submitted by Austin Fennell
Dec. 1 is the first Sunday of Advent in the Christian year. During Advent members of the Christian Church read passages of scripture and sing songs and anthems expressing the Christian hope for the coming of God’s Messiah: Romans 13:11c: “Salvation is nearer to us now'” expresses our hope.
We light a candle to express symbolically our hope.