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Women Make Advent Wreathes for St. Luke's Episcopal Church, October 1960 Photographer: Margaret Craig

Women Make Advent Wreathes for St. Luke's Episcopal Church, October 1960 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 5, 1960
Caption
Make Advent Wreaths: Members of St. Luke's Service Guild, Ypsilanti, begin making Advent wreaths to be used for family services in the home. The women are (left to right) Mrs. William L. White, Mrs. James Garfield, Mrs. Charles Stokes, guild chairman, and Mrs. Thomas Abercrombie.

Lighting Advent Wreath Candles at the First Methodist Church, November 1969

Lighting Advent Wreath Candles at the First Methodist Church, November 1969 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 29, 1969
Caption
For Advent Scenes like this will be taking place throughout the are as tomorrow marks the beginning of Advent. Shown are Mrs. William Porter and Vick Howe as they watch Scott and Ross Porter light the candles for the Advent wreath at First United Church, one of many where services are schedules.

Bethlehem Church's Advent Workshop, October 1967 Photographer: Eck Stanger

Bethlehem Church's Advent Workshop, October 1967 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 24, 1967
Caption
Getting Ready Preparing for Bethlehem Church's Advent-Christmas workshop are, from left: Mrs. Harold Kuhn and her sons, Kurt, 7, and Kevin, 4; Dawn Bezer, 10, and Paul Bezer, 7, and William Wetzel. The annual workshop will be held Sunday afternoon.

Advent Preparations at Bethlehem United Church of Christ, November 1964 Photographer: Duane Scheel

Advent Preparations at Bethlehem United Church of Christ, November 1964 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 27, 1964
Caption
Workshop Workers Preparations are under way at Bethlehem United Church of Christ for an Advent family workshop form 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Miss Phyllis Beer is shown making Advent wreaths. Others are John Kenne, Anne Schellenberger (light dress), Mrs. Arthur Habermehl and Cheryl Schellenberger. Children will make tree decorations.

Children At First Presbyterian Nursery Make Christmas Wreaths, December 1962 Photographer: Doug Fulton

Children At First Presbyterian Nursery Make Christmas Wreaths, December 1962 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 3, 1962
Caption
Christmas Spirit: The children at the First Presbyterian Church Weekday Nursery have been anticipating the Advent season, which is the four weeks of preparation for the birthday of Christ, by making Advent wreaths out of evergreen branches, decorated with acorns and pine cones, and sprayed with paint. Teacher Mrs. E. E. Henry lights a candle as (left to right) Betsy Kesling, Mike Zaharee, Susan Beneteau and Elsa Cowan watch.

Children Light Advent Candles At Evangelical United Brethren Church, November 1962 Photographer: Eck Stanger

Children Light Advent Candles At Evangelical United Brethren Church, November 1962 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 30, 1962
Caption
Lights Advent Candles: Robin Bigelow lights the first of four Advent Season candles at the altar of the Evangelical United Brethren Church of Ann Arbor, a ritual which will be performed this Sunday in many Ann Arbor churches, symbolizing the coming of Christ. With Robin are (left to right) Scott Storey, Becky Bigelow and Kent Storey.

Mrs. Harold Holly and Mrs. John R. Signer Light Advent Wreath Candles, St. Francis Catholic Church, November 1959 Photographer: Duane Scheel

Mrs. Harold Holly and Mrs. John R. Signer Light Advent Wreath Candles, St. Francis Catholic Church, November 1959 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, November 12, 1959
Caption
To Sell Wreaths: The lighting of Advent wreath candles which is followed by family prayer is an old custom of European Catholics in preparation of Christmas. Mrs. Harold Holly (left) lights on of the wreath candles while Mrs. John R. Signer holds a portion of the wreath which has not yet been constructed.

Children With An Advent Wreath At Trinity Lutheran Church, December 1960 Photographer: Duane Scheel

Children With An Advent Wreath At Trinity Lutheran Church, December 1960 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, December 2, 1960
Caption
CHILDREN'S ADVENT WREATH: Youngsters in the Sunday school department of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church display an Advent wreath which is placed on the altar (background). The children are (left to right) Cynthia LeClair, Craig Dawson, Kathy Kollewehr and Tommy Schmid.