IWU to Host Joint Advent Communion Service
December 7, 2006
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. - In partnership with Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan
University Chapel Hour and Special Events and Services will host the annual evening
Advent Communion Service on Friday, Dec. 8, at 11 p.m. in Evelyn Chapel, 1301 N. Park
St., in Bloomington.
The event is free and open to the public.
Holy Communion, also called the Eucharist, is a Christian rite wherein communicants
receive bread and wine, symbolizing nourishment from the Holy Spirit. Advent Communion,
held in the days leading up to Christmas on Dec. 25, is a special event held in celebration
of the birth of Jesus Christ.
During the service, University Chaplain Dennis Groh will deliver a speech entitled
"Advent and Arrivals."
For additional information, contact the Illinois Wesleyan University Office of the
Chaplain at (309) 556-3005.
Contact: Teresa Sherman, (309) 556-3181