Christian festivals help people to remember the story of Jesus' life. They are also times to give thanks to God for His blessings and to celebrate the saints.
Why are festivals important in the Christian Church?
They are a chance for a holiday.
They remember past events, often those in the life of Jesus.
More people usually go to church when there is a festival.
What is Advent?
The 40 day period leading up to Easter.
The 50 days between Easter Sunday and the Day of Pentecost.
The four week period leading up to Christmas.
How do some Churches observe advent?
By lighting a candle each Sunday of Advent.
By organising a sponsored event for charity.
By holding a midnight vigil.
What does Epiphany remember?
The first day of Lent.
The day Jesus returned to heaven.
The visit of the wise men to the infant Jesus.
When does Lent take place?
In the four week period before Christmas.
During the 40 day period leading up to Easter.
Between Easter Sunday and the Ascension.
What is the name of the first day of Lent?
How do many Christians observe Lent?
By bringing gifts of food to church.
By fasting or giving something up.
By decorating the church with flowers.
What is remembered on Palm Sunday?
Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem on a donkey.
The death of Jesus.
Jesus’ return to heaven.
What day remembers Jesus’ resurrection?
What does the Christian festival of Pentecost remember?
The visit of the wise men from the East.
The coming of the Holy Spirit.