Church of the Advent Hope

A Seventh-day Adventist Congregation on the Campus of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


A very old poem about love:
O love, how deep, how broad, how high,
Beyond all thought and fantasy,
That God, the Son of God, should take
Our mortal form for mortal’s sake!

For us baptized, for us He bore
His holy fast and hungered sore;
For us temptation sharp He knew;
For us the tempter overthrew.

For us by wickedness betrayed,
For us, in crown of thorns arrayed,
He bore the shameful cross and death;
For us He gave His dying breath.

For us He rose from death again,
For us He went on high to reign;
For us He sent His Spirit here
To guide, to strengthen, and to cheer.

All glory to our Lord and God
For love so deep, so high, so broad;
The Trinity whom we adore
Forevermore and forevermore.1
You are welcome to worship the Lord of love with us!
1 Attributed to Thomas a Kempis (1380-1471), translation by Benjamin Webb (1820-1885)


Church of the Advent Hope is an Adventist church in Champaign, IL. Actually, we are one of three SDA churches in Champaign - Urbana. We are within easy walking distance from most parts of the University of Illinois campus. Please explore our web site. Better yet, please come meet us in person.

Church of the Advent Hope