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Advent Spiral

Friday, December 11, 2020 - Sunday, December 13, 2020

Advent Spiral is a celebration that lies at the very heart of the school festival life. The Advent Spiral brings us into the quiet, reverent mood of the coming season in an experience of bringing light into the darkness. This year we have adapted this beloved festival for these unprecedented times. Rather than a group experience, children and their parents will have the chance to walk our beautiful Advent Spiral of greenery at an individual timeslot of their choosing.

The festival traditionally begins with an “angel” carrying light to the center of the spiral garden and lighting the central candle. Then each child walks the unlit path, one at a time, into the center of the spiral path of evergreens, carrying an apple with a candle in it. They light their candle and carefully place the apple down along the path as they walk back out of the spiral.

DATES: December 11-13, 2020

TIMES: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm (Families will sign up for a time slot which will be sent to them in a school email.)

LOCATION: NSWS Great Room (Special instructions for entering the Great Room will be sent to families in a school email.)

COVID-19 SAFETY PROTOCOL: For the safety of all, masks must be worn by all adults and all children 3 years and older while on campus at all times. Hand sanitizer will be provided upon entering and exiting the building.

Please help us in creating a peace-filled, reverent mood while on campus. We are delighted to make this offering to our NSWS families. 

PARENT SUPPORT: Please consider donating some fresh pine boughs for this event.

DROP OFF LOCATION: Drop off fresh pine boughs at the metal gate next to the Grades Gate.

DEADLINE: December 10

All events are subject to review and revision this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Friday, December 11, 2020
Sunday, December 13, 2020
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