About Us

“ACV is an active world within a world, offering a rich and meaningful retirement with every convenience and safety net possible.”

About Us

Vibrant and Healthful Senior Living in North Florida

Advent Christian Village is primarily a senior living community for those 55 years or older who may be retired. Located on 1,200 acres along the Suwannee River in north Florida, our village consists of a variety of housing options including homes which may be purchased, apartments to rent, and even HUD-subsidized apartments; places to eat; shops to browse; studios to create in; places to meet in; a house of worship; guest accommodations; a state-of-the-art medical center; an assisted living option; and a skilled nursing center. Buildings are situated among trees and lakes away from traffic and noise often associated with communities of our kind. Members enjoy not just living at Advent Christian Village, but thriving here, utilizing educational, physical, spiritual, artistic, and social opportunities to enhance their golden years. Ultimately, a healthy life is the foundation for all that ACV offers. Its continuum of care begins with its clinic, includes home care and rehab, and continues on to assisted living and skilled nursing. At ACV, all but those with the most severe medical concerns can get the medical care they require.

More than meets the eye ... Learn about ACVAdvent Christian Village provides compassionate care for senior adults

There are many reasons older adults have designated ACV as the best retirement community in Live Oak, FL. Our vibrant neighborhood offers exceptional senior care and a rich history of service. However, there is more than meets the eye about Advent Christian Village.

Along with serving senior adults, included in ACV's mission is a heart for families with special needs, and children. Advent Christian Village provides a variety of services, including help for grandparents raising their grandchildren; retreats for foster children; and leadership training, which helps develop high school juniors and seniors into strong leaders with integrity and confidence. Additionally, a licensed marriage and family therapist offers counseling to the Village community and beyond. ACV remains committed to meeting the needs of senior adults, families with special needs, and children.

The mission of Advent Christian Village is to express Christ’s love by providing compassionate care and quality comprehensive services for senior adults, families with special needs, and children in a secure, supportive residential setting and in the surrounding communities.


ACV’s Core Values: CHERISH

Compassion: We will put ourselves in the other person’s position and treat them with kindness and respect; giving them the dignity that we would desire.
Honesty: We will be truthful in all we say and do.
Excellence: As representatives of Christ, we will strive for the highest standard, maintaining consistent quality in all we do.
Respect for the dignity of the individual: We will uphold each person’s value and self-esteem in the way we deal with them.
Integrity: We will be dependable and we will keep our promises.
Support: We will be tireless advocates for the wellbeing and dignity of those we serve.
Held accountable and trusted: We will submit to a system of checks and balances, whereby we are answerable for our actions, in the quality of our services and in our financial dealings.

Advent Christian Village is
Florida's First Retirement Community

Through the years, we have been a leader in developing innovative solutions for retirement living and health care. Today, we remain dedicated to providing quality, comprehensive services with compassion.

Living on 1,200 acres of woodlands overlooking the Suwannee River in north central Florida, our members enjoy enduring friendships, a sense of security, a continuum of care, country living with the conveniences and charm of a small town, and the unique spirit of a dedicated, caring community.

So what makes Advent Christian Village one of the best retirement communities in the area? We offer a strong spirit of community where residents care for one another and independence is encouraged to live life fully, every day. If you are looking for a meaningful senior life before and during retirement, Advent Christian Village may be just the place. Come and see for yourself. We'd love to show you around.

To learn more about Advent Christian Village’s rich history or for more information about our community, contact us today to schedule a tour!