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Christmas Quest – Take the Challenge

Use the site to search out the answers to these Christmas trivia questions

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Christmas Quest – Take the Challenge

Use the site to search out the answers to these Christmas trivia questions

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Where did the first Christmas carols come from? 4. What do the candles on the advent wreath represent? 5. Where did the idea of the Christmas tree come from? 6. Why are there candy canes at Christmas? 7. Why is Christmas celebrated on the 25th…

Christmas

What makes Christmas so special?

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Christmas

What makes Christmas so special?

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Christmas is probably the most popular of all Christian festivals. From the beginning of September shops and restaurants are getting ready for the ‘Christmas rush.’ Most schools will put on Christmas plays, in towns Christmas lights decorate the streets and Christmas trees can be seen…

Christmas Cards

Where does the idea of a Christmas card come from?

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Christmas Cards

Where does the idea of a Christmas card come from?

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family enjoying a happy Christmas party. The idea of Christmas cards soon caught on, and now millions are sent every year. Cards for charities Lots of Christmas cards are sold in aid of different charities. Some of the money is given to help poor and…

Christmas Trees

How did the tradition begin?

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Christmas Trees

How did the tradition begin?

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decorating for Christmas. Prince Albert, who was German, introduced the Christmas tree to England after his marriage to Queen Victoria in 1840. Did you know? For many years small candles were used to decorate Christmas trees. In 1882 Thomas Edison’s assistant, Edward Johnson, came up…

The First Christmas

What do we learn about Christmas in the Bible?

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The First Christmas

What do we learn about Christmas in the Bible?

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story of the first Christmas can be found in Luke 1 – 2 and in Matthew 1- 2. Christians do not believe that Christmas simply ‘began’ in Bethlehem just over 2000 years ago. They believe that ‘prophets’ taught about the birth of Jesus hundreds of…

Christmas Carols

What is the origin of these Christmas songs?

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Christmas Carols

What is the origin of these Christmas songs?

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The first Christmas Carols came from France. The singers would dance as they sang – the word ‘carol’ means a circling dance. Christmas carols have been sung in UK churches for 800 years. Cheerful carols would be sung and the Christmas story acted out –…

Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child

What is Operation Christmas Child?

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Samaritan’s Purse – Operation Christmas Child

What is Operation Christmas Child?

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…through the power of simple shoebox gifts from Operation Christmas Child. Samaritan’s Purse works with local churches and ministry partners to deliver the gifts and share the life-changing Good News of Jesus Christ. Click here to link to the lesson plans for Operation Christmas Child…

The Story of Christmas

What happened at the first Christmas?

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The Story of Christmas

What happened at the first Christmas?

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In this fun film Gran tells Mark, her grandson, and all the children watching the story of the first Christmas. In doing so she answers the BIG questions: What is an angel? Were there really three wise men? Why did they bring such strange gifts?…

Christmas Quiz

How much do you know about the Christmas story?

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Christmas Quiz

How much do you know about the Christmas story?

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Think you know the Christmas story? Let’s see how well you do with the Christmas Quiz. Click on the panel to the right to begin……

Christmas in the Bible

Discover more about the characters in the Christmas nativity.

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Christmas in the Bible

Discover more about the characters in the Christmas nativity.

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