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Our vision for Advent is to be a biblically faithful, dynamically growing, spiritually healthy and exciting church, reaching out to the community through the love of Christ Jesus and the power of the Holy Spirit.  Please join us for worship every week:

Sunday Worship Services:

 8:00 a.m. (quiet service with Holy Eucharist)

10:00 a.m. (traditional hymns/blended music with Holy Eucharist)

Our 5:30 p.m. service - ADVENT AFTER HOURS- offers the latest in Christian music and Holy Eucharist!  Come give Advent After Hours a listen, if you are looking for an informal kid-friendly service that combines prayful worship with up to date music.

Nursery for younger children open for all services.

Morning Prayer, Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m.

Christian Education and Bible Studies:

GIFT at Advent

GIFT stands for “growing in faith together.” GIFT is a monthly event, for all ages, and includes a meal. At every monthly GIFT event, we meet together to share lunch and prayer, then participate in an opening activity to prepare our hearts and minds for the GIFT experience. A hands-on learning experience in small groups follows, during which we build relationships with each other and Christ. The groups then come together to share our learning experiences, to receive resources to apply in our daily lives, and to share each other’s prayer needs. We leave equipped to live as disciples of Jesus, ready to engage in service and mission to each other, Advent, and the world.

On the Sundays that GIFT is not in session, Advent has two study groups which are open to everyone, regardless of age.

In addition to GIFT and our Sunday study groups, Advent offers a Men's Study every Wednesday at 7:00 a.m.  On the first Wednesday of the month, the meeting is held at Café Stratos, 23642 Lorain Road, in North Olmsted; all other monthly Wednesday meetings take place in Advent’s parish hall.

For more information about GIFT and other studies at Advent, click here.

Other news, and information about other current events and programs, can be found in ADVENTures, our weekly newsletter and on our Facebook page.  To read the current edition of ADVENTures, please click here.  To view the Advent Facebook page, please click on the Facebook link to the left in the "Quick Links" column.  You do not have to be a member of Facebook to view Advent's Facebook page.

Please take a moment to click on the link (in the left-hand column) to Fr. RJ's column entitled "Family Observations" in the Westlake-Bay Village Observer - read and enjoy!


We are located at 3760 Dover Center Road, in the City of Westlake, between the intersections of Dover Center Road with Center Ridge and Lorain Roads.  

For a map and link to MapQuest, click here.