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RE:QUEST

A space for resources to help RE teachers and their students explore the Christian faith

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Christmas: Why is it so Important to Christians?

What makes Christmas so special?

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.

But for Christians, the importance of Christmas is not found in the shopping or the decorations – it is not even in the presents. Watch this short film to find out what makes it so special.