Burgaw Presbyterian Church

       From Our Pastor

The liturgical season of Advent has an interesting history.  It originated as a period of fasting for new believers who were to be baptized at Epiphany, and evolved into a time of preparation for the return of the Lord Jesus at the end of the world.  In fact, the Latin word adventus is a translation of the Greek word parousia, commonly used to refer to the second coming of Christ.

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