church year


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the year in the ecclesiastical calendar

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The event specific sermons and related resources provide new messages and material which will be especially helpful in providing freshness to your services throughout the new church year for occasions such as: Funerals, Candlelight Services, Child Dedication, Patriotic Services, The Lord's Supper, Baptism, Sanctity of Life, and Holidays.
She worked diligently at providing music appropriate for each season of the church year.
CHRISTIANS in Coventry are joining together for prayer at a special time of the church year.
That event is commemorated by Easter, the most important day of the church year to most Christians.
Triashill (The Holy Church Year, with the Gospels for all Sundays and holidays, prayers and hymns for the Holy Church Year, besides some other prayers.
Advent - the start of a new church year - seemed like the right time because it's about looking backwards and forwards.
One major change started by Curry has been to integrate more of the traditional liturgical church year.
The event, called A Church Year, will have floral displays from July 4 to 6.
It seems that Harvey envisages an audience for her book that would include not only church historians but also those with a more general interest in Durham's history or in lay religious life: many ecclesiastical and legal terms and concepts are explained or translated on their first appearance (for example, the course of the church year, "pittance," sub pena nubendi) and expertly placed in the context of other recent scholarship as appropriate (for example, clerical marriage, mortuaries, chantries).
This was Totensonntag (Sunday of the Dead), the last Sunday before Advent, and therefore the last of the church year, when German Protestants remember those who have recently passed away.
Which season of the church year begins on the Sunday nearest to St Andrew%s Day?
And, in the end, "happy holidays" doesn't offend me nearly so much as having one of the major events of the church year associated with that mad orgy of debt-fueled consumption that has taken over the months of November and December.
60-100) Haberer gives two to four examples each for important functions of TV services: [providing] cultural education, [outlining] the theological position of the church, [providing] reassurances during the Church year, giving a voice to the voiceless, [offering] public spiritual guidance as well as providing values for crisis management.
This time, however, the rituals of the Orthodox Church Year and larger themes such as love, separation and death are preferred to the natural cycle of seasons.
It was not possible, however, for members of the schola to complete this ambitious design for the rest of the church year except with the more manageable introits and communions.