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Believer’s Blog: Advent

"What advent means to me."

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Believer’s Blog: Advent

"What advent means to me."

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In this guest blog, Rachel explains what makes advent such a special time for her. “Christmas seems to get earlier every year. This year, I noticed the Christmas range on the shelves of my local supermarket on November 1st. It was as if the manager […]

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Christmas in Church

How might Christmas be celebrated in churches?

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Christmas Traditions

What are the origins of our Christmas traditions?

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Christmas Traditions

What are the origins of our Christmas traditions?

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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 everywhere. […]

Advent

How do Christians prepare for Christmas?

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Advent

How do Christians prepare for Christmas?

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The Christmas season begins four Sundays before Christmas Day with Advent. Advent means ‘coming’. Christians prepare to celebrate Jesus’ birth as a baby in the weeks that lead up to Christmas. They also remember that he will return as king and judge. Many Advent customs […]

Christian Festivals

What are the big events that happen during the year?

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Christian Festivals

What are the big events that happen during the year?

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  • Timeline

Our calendar year is divided into four seasons – Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter. Each season has its special characteristics, colours and associations. For example Autumn is often associated with harvest, and the orange and yellow leaves that blow around in the blustery wind. It […]