SMSC – Advent

Today in SMSC, we are developing our knowledge of the significance of Advent in the Christian faith.

In groups, I would like you to answer the following questions in as much detail as possible. Scan the QR code and use the website to support you. Please make sure you use your own words.

I look forward to reading your answers.

Mrs Kendall

 

What does the word Advent mean?

What is Advent?

When does Advent start?

What happens during Advent?

Why is the Advent wreath so special?

 

Extension – Research the meaning of each of the Advent candles? What does each candle stand for?

 

 

 

30 thoughts on “SMSC – Advent

  1. Well done 5 White and 5 Red. I am really impressed with the work you have produced. Your answers demonstrate a good understanding of what Advent means to Christians.

    Mrs Kendall

  2. The word Advent means “Adventus”, which means in Latin “arrival.” Advent is the New Year of the Christian Church. It also represents the day when Jesus came to the World. Advent starts at the 1st of December.Advent is about hoping and praying.

  3. The word advent means ‘adventus’ which means “arrival”. Advent is the time waiting for arrival of Christmas, when Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Advent is the new year of the Christian Church. It also represents the church season that leads to Christmas Day and Jesus came to the world.

  4. The word advent means to wait for the arrival of Jesus Christ to come back to earth when he was born about two thousand years ago in Bethlehem.Advent is the new year of the Christian church remembering that Jesus came to the world.

  5. Advent comes from the Latin word ‘adventus’ which means arrival. It is a time of waiting for the arrival of Christmas, when Jesus was born around 2000 years ago. It starts on the 1st of December.

  6. Advent means to pray and hope for the arrival of Jesus on Christmas which is on the 25th of December.Advent is the new year for the Churches around the world.Advent starts on four Sunday’s before Christmas which is four weeks before Christmas Day.On advent people wait for Jesus,they do this by praying and hoping that Jesus will come on Christmas Day.So advent isn’t all about shopping and buying presents.The Christmas wreath is so special because it shows the four candles which represent different things.

  7. 1) Advent is a day for waiting Christmas and the Birth of Jesus.
    2)Advent starts at the firs December.During Advent is prepation of the day that Christians wait to see Jesus again.
    3) Advent is special for Christians because they wait to see Jesus again.

  8. WHAT DOES THE WORD ADVENT MEAN ?

    It is waiting for the arrival of Christmas and mainly for the return of Jesus .

    WHAT IS ADVENT ?

    Advent is the new year for a Christmas church. It is also the time when Christians remember the time Jesus came to earth .

    WHEN DOES ADVENT START ?

    It starts on the Sunday closest to the 30th of November .(St Andrews day)

  9. Advent means the arrival of Christmas of the coming to Earth on the birth of Jesus from Bethlehem.advent is the new year of the Christian church and the season that leads to Christmas Day.Advent starts on the 30th November the nearest.

  10. Advent is a term from the Latin word ‘adventus’ which means “arrival”. It is a time of remembering Jesus when he was born. Advent begins on the Sunday nearest to 30th November. During advent they celebrate the arrival of Lord.

  11. Advent means the time for Christmas is near.
    People do special preparations to show that Jesus was born.
    They also have the Time to remember Jesus
    1)The candle of peace-The Old Testament Prophets
    2)The candle of love-John the Baptist
    3)The candle of Joy-Mary the mother of Jesus.
    4)The candle of Hope-Gods people
    5)The final candle represents the birth of Jesus Christ.

  12. It is a waiting of the arrival of Cristmas.
    Advent is the new year of the Christian Church.
    Christians across the world prepare the celebration of the Lord Jesus.

  13. What dose advent mean?
    It is a time of waiting for the arrival of Christmas, the coming of Jesus to earth when he was born as a baby at Bethlehem about two thousand years ago.

    What is Advent?
    Advent is the new year of the Christian Church and the church season that leads to Christmas Day.

  14. Advent means the arrival for Christmas is near.
    Advent is the new year to remember Jesus.
    People do cheerful preparations to celebrate when the son of God jesus was born.
    The circle of wreath is to remind Christian of God.
    1.)gods people-the candle of hope,purple.
    2.)the Old Testament prophets-the candle of peace,purple.
    3.)John the baptist- the candle of love,pink.
    4,)Mary the mother of Jesus-candle of joy,purple.
    5,)birth of Christ,white.

  15. Advent is a time waiting for the day of Christmas and the birth of Jesus. Advent starts at the first of December. During advent is preparation of the day that they will meet Jesus again. Advent is a time they seek light in the dark. The advent wreath is special because it represents the different feelings in advent. There are five candles 3 purple 1pink 1 white. The first candle is purple and it represents peace. The second candle is purple and it represents love. The third candle is purple and it represents hope. The fourth candle is pink and it represents joy. The fifth one is white and it represents the birth of Jesus.

  16. Advent is a time of waiting for the arrival of Christmas and the birth of Jesus.Advent is the arrival of a notable person of thing.It starts on Sunday nearest 30th November it ends at midnight on Christmas Eve.During advent people have 5 candles and they are all a coulor.They are 3 purple candles,1 pink candle and 1 white candle.During the season of advent Christians all over the world prepare a celebration of the arrival of the Lord into the world through the birth of his son Jesus Christ.Advent wreath is special because Jesus was born on that day.It is also special because it represents the diffrent feelings in advent.
    From Bailey😀😀😀

  17. Advent means that it is the arrival of Christmas.
    Advent starts on 30th of November St andrews day until midnight christmas
    Advent is the new year of the Christian Church and the church season that leads to Christmas Day.
    During advent people Christians across the world prepare for the celebration of the arrival of Lord into the world of the birth son Jesus christ.

  18. 1.Advent is the time when people wait for christmas and wait for the birth of Jesus Christ.
    2.Advent is the new year for the Christmas church and leads to Christmas.
    3.Advent starts on December the first and on Decemer the 25th.
    4.During advent Christians wait of the Lord Jesus.
    5.Adbent is so special because it’s nearby Christmas,Which was when Jesis was born.
    Ext
    The purple candle represents love they have in Jesus Christ.
    The pink candle represents The joy they have in Jesus Christ.
    The other purple candle represents the hope they have in Jesus Christ.
    The White candle represents the birth of Jesus Christ.

  19. Advent is the new year of the Christian Church and the church season that leads to Christmas day.Advent begins on on the Sunday nearest to 30th November and lasts to midnight on Christmas eve.While the time passes in advent Christians across the world prepare for the celebration of the son of God. The advent wreath is important because it reminds Christians of God and his endless mercy.

    Extention
    One purple candle means hope like a candle in the dark.
    The next purple candle means peace for the peace they find in Jesus Christ.
    The last purple candle is the candle of love is for the love they find in Jesus.

  20. 1) advent means arrival
    2)advent is a new church season that leads to Christmas
    3)advent starts on 30 th of November and finishes on Christmas day
    4)in advent they get ready for elevation and the birth of Jusues
    5)the circle of the wreath reminds Christians of there God and his mercy which has no beginning or end

    6) purple: love
    Pink: joy
    Purple: hope
    White : birth of Jesus christ

  21. What does advent mean?
    Advent means waiting for the arrival of Christmas and for the birth of Jesus.

    Advent is also a reef that has 3 purple candles 1 pink candle and 1 white candle.the White candle represents the birth of Jesus on Christmas day.

    During the advent people go to church to see the White candle being lit for the representation of the birth of Jesus

    The advent starts on Sunday closest to 30 th of November,also on St andrews day.
    The advent day is special because it is the birth of Jesus also on Christmas day.

    The purple candle means peace, the other purple candle means love, the pink candle represents joy,the purple candle means hope ant the White candle represents the birth of jesus

  22. 1)It is a time of waiting for the arrival of Christmas, the coming of Jesus to earth when he was born as a baby two thousand years ago.
    2)Advent is the new year for the Christians and people wait for it for ages.
    3)the time that the advet start in is the 1st od December tho the 25th osf Decembet
    4)During the season of Advent, Christians across the world prepare for the celebration of the arrival of the Lord into the world through the birth of his Son Jesus Christ. Advent is a time to celebrate light in the midst of darkness. It is also a time to look forward to when Jesus will come a second time.

  23. What is advent?
    Advent is the new year of the Christian Church and the church season that leads to Christmas Day.
    What does the word advent mean?
    Advent is a term from the Latin word adventus which means arrival.It is a time of waiting for the arrival of Christmas ,the coming of Jesus to Earth when he was born as a baby at Bethlehem about two thousand years ago.
    When does advent start?
    The Advent starts on the Sunday which is closest to 30th November (St. Andrew’s Day) and lasts until midnight on Christmas Eve. Advent Sunday is the first of the four sundays before the 25th December.
    Why is the advent wreath so special?
    The Advent Wreath is the widely recognized symbol of Advent.
    It has five candles are lit and you supposed to have 1 white candle,3 purple candles and 1 pink candle.
    We have the White candle lit in church on Christmas day to represent the birth of Jesus.
    We have the pink candle to represent joy and the to purple candles to represent love and joy!

  24. Advent is a time when people wait for Christmas and wait for the arrival of the birth of Jesus. Advent is a new year for the Christmas church and it reminds people when Jesus came. Advent starts on 1st December and ends on 25th December. During advent Christians wait and celebrate the arrival of Jesus. It is special because Jesus is the son of God and Jesus was born on Christmas.
    The purple candles represent peace ,love and hope the pink one represents joy and the White one represents the birth of Jesus Christ.

  25. What is advent?
    Advent is the new year of the Christian Church and the church season that leads to Christmas Day.
    What does the word advent mean?
    Advent is a term from the Latin word adventus which means arrival.It is a time of waiting for the arrival of Christmas ,the coming of Jesus to Earth when he was born as a baby at Bethlehem about two thousand years ago.
    When does advent start?
    The Advent starts on the Sunday which is closest to 30th November (St. Andrew’s Day) and lasts until midnight on Christmas Eve. Advent Sunday is the first of the four sundays before the 25th December.

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