Advent Events & Resources

Musical Celebrations

Christmas Cantata & Church-Wide Luncheon
Sunday, December 9 at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary; Lunch to follow
The Second-Ponce Music Ministry invites you to The Word Became Flesh, a musical celebration of the Christmas season. Afterward, join your SPdL family for a Christmas lunch in the Fellowship Hall. This annual event is the perfect time to enjoy a delicious plated meal with your Bible study class and extended church family after the music ministry’s Christmas presentation. Lunch tickets are on sale at 9:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Sundays and Wednesdays at 5:45 p.m. between now and December 5. Cost is $15 for adults and $8 for children.

Resources for Adults

Download the Second-Ponce 2018 Advent Devotional. SPdL members, lay leaders and ministers contributed inspirational and authentic devotions and prayers tied to the four Advent themes of hope, peace, joy and love.

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Resources for Children

An Illustrated Advent for Families: Preparing the Way

In An Illustrated Advent for Families: Preparing the Way, you will be introduced to prophets–or God’s messengers–who helped prepare God’s people for Jesus’ arrival. You will also encounter individuals who faced the unexpected, trusting in the promises of God for their lives, continuing to prepare for Jesus.

Resources for Youth

Christmas Advent Bible Study: A 25-day devotional journal to prepare your heart for Jesus

It can be easy to get caught up in the craziness and busyness of the holidays. Starting with the 1st of December, the Christmas Advent Bible Study refocuses you each day leading up to Christmas by providing a Bible verse related to the Christmas story as well as insightful observations and practical applications. Utilizing the popular SOAP Bible study method, you will grow in your relationship with Christ and your knowledge of the Christmas story as you dive deeper into Scripture, Observation, Application and Prayer each day. In addition, there is plenty of blank space provided to write down your own thoughts along the way.

Let Us Exalt His Name!: A Family Advent Devotional

Christmas is a busy time of year for most families. It’s also a time when parents want to share the story of Jesus with their children. Setting aside time for family faith building around holidays is God’s original idea. It was His idea to create celebrations that encourage worship and can inspire faith in children.