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678 King Street
Denver, CO, 80204
United States

720-250-8278

We are an Anglican Church in the Villa Park neighborhood in south-west Denver.  We seek to share in the life of God together by re-defining and re-orienting everything around the gospel of Jesus Christ. We follow a liturgical form of worship and welcome friends, neighbors, and strangers alike. 

Events

Jun
30
9:00 AM09:00

Spiritual Formation Summit

Join us for a day retreat where we will engage various practices for being present to God, as well as provide sacred space and time to encounter God.

Location: The Hamiltons' Home.

Cost: $10. Bring your own lunch.

Sign up by June 24th in the foyer or by e-mailing Stacey at office@adventdenver.com. 

Discounted childcare will be provided at the Rands’ home (contact Jeromie at jeromie@adventdenver.com for more information).

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Jul
1
11:30 AM11:30

Picnic at the Park

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Pack a lunch or pick up something on the way, and join us for picnics at Paco Sanchez Park after the service on the first Sundays of each month this summer!

Directions: 1290 Knox Ct. Take Knox Ct. north, then turn right onto 13th Ave, right after the Light Rail station.

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Jul
9
7:00 PM19:00

Men's Gathering

Get ready for the upcoming quarterly Men’s Gathering at Dan Myers's home! We’ll have an informal time of hanging out and catching up, followed by a time of council—intentional listening and sharing with one another.

Bring a beverage to share of your choosing.

Contact Josh Williams (josh.t.williams@gmail.com) or Dan Myers (dan.myers8@gmail.com) with any questions.

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Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Taize Service

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This service is patterned after worship in the ecumenical community of Taizé. Their sung and silent participatory prayer services are designed for contemplation through song, Scripture, and silence. The different tempo of the Taizé service encourages us to break away from the hurried sense of our lives and breathe in the presence of Christ and community.

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Jun
3
11:30 AM11:30

Picnics at the Park

Pack a lunch or pick up something on the way, and join us for picnics at Barnum Park after the service on the first Sundays of each month this summer!

Directions: Go south on Knox Ct., then take a left on 5th. 5th dead-ends in the parking lot, then walk up the hill to the pavilion.

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May
20
11:30 AM11:30

Block Party!

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Our neighborhood Block Party is next Sunday! Please consider coming and welcoming our neighbors. Here are additional ways you can be involved:

  • Pass out invites in the neighborhood—Join Huck and Loyce Sunday after church or Stacey and Ginny Monday at 5pm.
  • Buy a “summer fun” toy (or two!) for our toy giveaway (sign up in lobby).
  • Bring sides to go with the tacos we will provide.
  • Bring fun lawn games.
  • Run the fun events we will have—bounce house, snow cone machine, face paint, and giant jenga. 
  • Help with set-up or tear down.

Please let Stacey (office@adventdenver.com) know if you are able to help!

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Apr
27
to Apr 29

Women's Retreat

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We would love for you to join us for our annual Women’s Retreat in Estes Park! We expect a sweet time of community and fun, as well as teaching on and time to experience our theme: Listening to God!  

Time: Friday at 7:30pm - Sunday at 10:30am          

Price: $120 (meals provided, except for Friday dinner)

Space is limited! Register in the foyer by April 15th. Pay Emily FitzRandolph by cash or check.

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Mar
25
to Apr 1

Holy Week Services

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The Great Triduum is one of the most significant traditions of the Church, dating back to the first centuries. It refers to the "great three days" of Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter, which are each core events in our faith. Participating in all three days together adds depth and power to our remembrance and celebration of God's great love revealed to us in Jesus' death and resurrection. 

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday commemorates Jesus' last night on earth. It reminds us of the love and humility Jesus reflected in washing his disciples feet, which also points to our cleansing of sin through his great sacrifice. At this service, we do a ritual foot washing as Jesus commanded his disciples to do in remembrance of what he did for them. It is a powerful time of focusing on the significance of the Last Supper, as it provides a larger space for us to enter into the event behind all our Eucharistic celebrations.

Good Friday

The glory of Easter is only properly understood in the context of the shame and sorrow of Good Friday. This powerful service provides the space to remember and enter into the meaning and power of the events that led to his crucifixion and the sorrow and the beauty of his great sacrifice for us and for the whole world.

Easter Morning

Easter is central to our faith, of course, as it commemorates the steadfast love of God revealed in the resurrection of Christ from the grave and secures our hope that all the sorrows and sins of this world have been overcome in and through him. The bodily resurrection of Christ from the grave is the central event of our faith and our hope.

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Mar
17
7:30 PM19:30

Men's Gathering

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As the weather warms and the grass grows greener, the time for us to gather as men has come again. What more perfect occasion than St. Patrick's Day? As a native Chicagoan, I especially enjoy this fabled day, with fond memories of the river turning green, bagpipes, corn beef and cabbage, and the occasional Guinness. 

So, mark your calendars for Saturday March 17. The details:

When: 7:30pm - until we're done. If you have little leprechauns, help put them down, kiss your wife goodbye, and come on over.

What: Irish games (croquet), backyard bonfire, conversation, kilts (Rob said he would wear one), and Irish beer-tasting.

Why: Because I miss you all, and it will be great to get together.

- Josh Williams (josh.t.williams@gmail.com)

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Mar
14
7:00 PM19:00

Taize Service

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This service is patterned after worship in the ecumenical community of Taizé. Their sung and silent participatory prayer services are designed for contemplation through song, Scripture, and silence. The different tempo of the Taizé service encourages us to break away from the hurried sense of our lives and breathe in the presence of Christ and community.

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Jan
27
6:30 PM18:30

Dinner for Eight

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Here’s your chance to get to know people that you've seen at church but haven’t been able to connect with yet! Various dinners will be held simultaneously in different homes throughout the city. Sign up by Jan 14th (in the foyer) or by Jan 20th to sbaas2003@yahoo.com to attend or host.

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Dec
11
7:00 PM19:00

Taize Service

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Come join us for another Taizé Service!

This service is patterned after worship in the ecumenical community of Taizé (in France). Their sung and silent participatory prayer services are designed for contemplation through song, Scripture, and silence. The different tempo of the Taizé service encourages us to break away from the hurried sense of our lives and breathe in the presence of Christ and community.

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Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

Women's Gathering

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Save the date for our next Women’s Gathering! Our time will center around connection, with an emphasis on knowing and being known by one another. You can look forward to some delicious treats and a holiday focus as well!

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Nov
3
to Nov 5

Men's Retreat

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This year the men of Advent will be gathering outside of Jefferson to enjoy connection, a little competition (paintball!), and conversations around the theme: “Sonship: Knowing Our Father.”

Cost will be $85, paintball included.

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Jul
16
12:00 PM12:00

Farewell Picnic with the McGowan Family

Farewell Picnic with the McGowan Family
July 16th, at Barnum Park, following morning service
Such bittersweet goodbyes deserve to be observed with lemonade and sunshine. Please bring a picnic lunch for your family and join us as we celebrate all that God has done during the McGowan's time at Advent. If you haven't had a chance to read Andy and Rob's letters regarding this transition, you can read them here

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Jun
16
6:30 PM18:30

Dinner for Eight

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We are having an Advent supper club!  Here's an opportunity to get to know people that you've seen across the church but haven't made your way over to during passing of the peace: it's called Dinner for Eight.  On Friday, June 16, at 6:30 pm, various dinners will be held simultaneously in different homes throughout the city.  Please sign up if you are able to host or attend.  Hosts will be contacted on Monday June 12 and they will contact their attendees by Wednesday June 14 with directions to the home and instructions on what to bring.  Hosts will provide the main dish and will ask attendees to bring a side, beverage, or dessert.
Contact Sara Knippa for more information sbaas2003@yahoo.com 

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Jun
4
12:00 PM12:00

Block Party & Bike Rodeo!

Villa Park Neighborhood Block Party

Block Party & Bike Rodeo
We're giving away FOUR free kid's bikes

Sunday, June 4th, immediately following morning service
Burgers and hot dogs and drinks will be provided, please bring a side dish to share.

If you are able to help with set-up, clean up, bike repairs, face painting or any other important block party pieces please e-mail Elizabeth@adventdenver.org
We need your help!

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May
24
6:30 PM18:30

Men's Gathering

Advent Men Men's Gathering Grilling Out Barnum Park

Bring Meat, Bring Drinks, Bring Games


The Men of Advent will gather at Barnum Park around 6:30pm on Wednesday, May 24th to grill meat, eat dinner and do manly park stuff together.
For details contact Tyler at lookatthebirds@gmail.com

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May
20
9:00 AM09:00

Church Work Day

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Church Work Day
Saturday, May 20th from 9am - 12pm

Advent believes that to spread the gospel effectively in Villa Park we need to be good neighbors. One of the ways we express this value is by caring well for our building and the land around it. This Spring we plan to upgrade the landscaping around the outside of the church building.  There is much work to do and we need your help! Join us for a day of community building manual labor. 
Please bring gloves and landscaping tools if you have them.
Cold lemonade and lunch will be provided.

See you there! 

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