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Almost Christmas Book Study (mornings)

Peace, Hope, Love and Joy

Will you find them this Advent season?  Or will it only be “almost”?

All adults are welcome to join a brief, four-session book and Bible study to help us find more meaning in Advent and Christmas.  We will come together for a light supper,  study, fellowship, and fun as we consider the meaning of the four Advent candles.

In Almost Christmas:  A Wesleyan Advent Experience, author and pastor Magrey deVega leads a group of authors to explore how we can commit to Christ during Advent, connecting our Wesleyan heritage with the traditional Advent themes of Love, Hope, Joy and Peace.

In this book, perfect for Advent, deVega and the other authors break down the barriers that prevent us from experiencing an “altogether” love, hope, joy and peace in Christ in our lives and in the world around us.  They demonstrate the promises God offers to us that makes those longings a reality, inviting us to claim those promises for ourselves this Advent and celebrate an altogether Christmas.

Morning Dates (10:00 am):
Thursday, November 21
Thursday, December 5
Thursday, December 12
Thursday, December 17

These sessions will also be offered on the following weekday evenings:

Evening Dates (7:00 pm):
Tuesday, November 26
Wednesday, December 4
Wednesday, December 11
Wednesday, December 18

One does not need to be a member of UMC Monroe to attend.  Invite your friends.

Contact: or call 203.675.0189

Click here for an event flyer.

We hope you will join us for time with your church family to reflect on the true meaning of the season.  Questions:  Please ask Bill Florin.  Thank you!

See the following website for a short video about the study:


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