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Welcome to Advent and Christmas at The Abbey,  a six-week study that explores the season of Advent (4 weeks) and the season of Christmas (2 weeks) from a unique perspective.

While the Christmas narrative is so familiar, we often neglect to see how it is one of the most practical examples of people living out a life of faith. In it we see people trusting God not knowing the future, being asked to surrender and take steps of faith.  

This study will delve a bit deeper into exploring these examples of faith during these seasons. 

In creating this study we have partnered with writers and pastors from Reformed University Fellowship (RUF), Cedar Springs Presbyterian, Johnson University and Emerald Youth Foundation. We are so thankful for their hard work and faithful ministries. Each writer has written a section exploring an aspect of the Christmas narrative. 

The study’s six main sections are divided into daily readings. These readings explore the aspects of giving and receiving. Each day you are provided with three prompts to pause, take a moment, and stop to think deeper on the topic of the day and its application. Join with us by clicking the button below. 

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