Jeremy Troxler

Pastor, Spruce Pine United Methodist Church

Jeremy Troxler is the pastor of Spruce Pine United Methodist Church in Spruce Pine, N.C. He is the former director of the Thriving Rural Communities Initiative at Duke Divinity School. He is an ordained elder in the Western North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church.


Don’t underestimate the possibilities of small, rural churches. After all, Jesus’ hometown was an insignificant agricultural village, says Jeremy Troxler.

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Ideas for Advent from

Check out the Zeteo Resource Guide for Advent to find links to a number of different Advent series ideas: 

  • Topical Advent series like “Follow the Star” and “Advent Waiting”
  • Lectionary-based worship plans for year B
  • An Advent art video meditation series
  • Advent candle series about faith stories, peace, and more
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