Melissa Florer-Bixler, minister to children, shares the gospel lesson during the children's message time at Duke Memorial United Methodist on Sunday in Durham. Sunday marks the first day of Advent and the beginning of the liturgical year.
Melissa Florer-Bixler, minister to children, shares the gospel lesson during the children's message time at Duke Memorial United Methodist on Sunday in Durham. Sunday marks the first day of Advent and the beginning of the liturgical year. jhknight@newsobserver.com
Melissa Florer-Bixler, minister to children, shares the gospel lesson during the children's message time at Duke Memorial United Methodist on Sunday in Durham. Sunday marks the first day of Advent and the beginning of the liturgical year. jhknight@newsobserver.com

Advent ushers in the spiritual side of Christmas

November 30, 2014 04:19 PM

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