Advent 2020: ‘Mission Possible’ in an Impossible World

Bible study and guide to Sunday services

Advent 2020 is composed of the four Sundays before Christmas Day and Christmas Eve. The Advent wreath is for the four weeks and has five candles (one white, one pink and three blue):

    • First Sunday (blue) represents Hope
    • Second Sunday (blue) represents Faith
    • Third Sunday (pink) represents Joy
    • Fourth Sunday (blue) represents Peace
    • Christmas Eve Day (white) is usually in the center and is called the Christ Candle


Week 1: Hope

Sunday 11/29: Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
Bible study 11/30: 1 Corinthians 1:3-9
Mark 13:24-27: “Three Things We Can Count On”

Week 2: Faith

Sunday 12/7: Isaiah 40:1-11
Bible study 12/8: 2 Peter 3:8-15a
Mark 1:1-8: “While We Wait”

Week 3: Joy

Sunday 12/12: Psalm 126
Bible study 12/13: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24
John 1:6-8, 19-28: “A Light in the Darkness”

Week 4: Peace

Sunday 12/19: Psalm 89:1-4, 19-26
Bible study 12/20: Romans 16:25-27
Luke 1:26-38: “Nothing Is Impossible With God”

You can also apply the 5W’s and 1H (Who, What, Where, When, Why and How) to the sermon and the passages and see how you would answer each.

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