Looking for a new church home?
- We invite you to worship at the Episcopal Church of the Advent and get to know our community. We’d like the opportunity to get to know you.
- We’re located downtown at 141 Advent Street, Spartanburg, SC 29302.
- You may enjoy taking a virtual tour of our buildings and grounds to familiarize yourself with our campus.
Worship Service Times and Sunday School Information:
8:00 a.m. - Rite One
The Celebration of the Holy Eucharist, Rite One (traditional language) with a small amount of music. One Sunday a month, we use Rite Two (contemporary language).
9:00 - 11:30 a.m. - Sunday Nursery Care
Nursery care is available in the Parish and Community Life Center (located across Advent Street from the church). We welcome children from infants to 4 years old. The Nursery is staffed by professionals and trained parent volunteers. Children may stay in the nursery beginning at 9 a.m. while you attend Sunday School or beginning at 10:00 a.m. while you attend worship at 10:15 a.m. All children in the Nursery must have a parent or guardian on church premises at all times and who can be contacted immediately.
9:10 - 10:05 a.m. - Sunday School
Classes are held on most Sundays for all ages.
10:15 a.m. - Rite Two
The Celebration of the Holy Eucharist, Rite Two. This is the principal service. It features music throughout most of the liturgy. On Major Feasts, incense is sometimes used. One Sunday a month, we use Rite One.
At this service, following the Gospel reading, children 4 years old through 4th grade are invited to follow the crucifer to Olney Chapel for a special time of worship tailored to their spiritual needs. The Children return to the nave during the Peace.
Services are held in Olney Chapel unless otherwise indicated.
8:15 a.m. - Monday - Friday
5:30 p.m. - Wednesday
Holy Eucharist and Healing Service
Want to know more? We have many different options to get in touch!
Worship is central to us, but it’s not the only thing binding us together as a community. Check our calendar to discover many other opportunities for worship, learning, service and outreach, fellowship, and more.
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