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Everything you need to know about Advent

Ever notice that just planning and preparing for a vacation can make an otherwise ordinary day seem brighter? 

You're not imagining that lift in your spirit. Anticipation has real benefits. Researchers are just catching on to the power of anticipation, but it's something the church has practiced for years. 

Advent is the season when Christians anticipate and prepare for Christmas. 

Advent is the season when Christians anticipate and prepare for Christmas. It's a time for counting down, remembering the reason for the season, and getting ready for the celebrations that are to come.

Whether you're new to church or have just been too scared to ask, use this infographic to learn how and why we celebrate Advent. 

To read more about why Jesus coming to Earth was such a big deal, check out "Advent: A 23-Day Devotional." And make plans to join us at NewSpring this Christmas


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