Presbytery of the Trans-Xhariep: Events Calendar

Start of Christian Calendar Year: First Sunday in Advent

Description: Commemoration: The start of the Christian calendar year. Preparing to celebrate the birth and second coming of the Christ.

Theme: The Advent Hope.

Celebration: Weekly communal worship and decorating homes in preparation for Christmas.

Scheduling: 4th Sunday before Christmas Day, or 3 days after the last Thursday in November. Also: The closest Sunday to St Andrew's Day on 30 November each year (UK).

Lection (odd year): ISAIAH 51: 4 - 11; Rom 13:8 - 14; Mt 25: 31 - 46.

Lection (even year): ISAIAH 52: 1 - 10; 1 Thes 5: 1 - 11; Lk 21: 25 - 33.

Seasonal Preface:
"And now we give you thanks,
because the day of our deliverance is dawning,
and you will judge the world in justice
by him who will come in power and triumph
and make all things new."
Date: Sunday, 29 November 2015
Repeat Type: ,Inclusion Dates=11/29/2015 11/27/2016 12/3/2017 12/2/2018 12/1/2019 11/29/2 020 11/28/2021 11/27/2022
Priority: 1-High
Access: Public
Category: Holy Day*, Suggested Lessons*
Created by: Presbytery Clerk
Updated: Wednesday, 8 July 2015 10:19 GMT
Participants: Presbytery Clerk
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