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A Lenten remembrance

Beginning Wednesday, the larger Christian community will begin to prepare for the celebration of the Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. This season of preparation, Lent, has several themes, including self-examination and repentance from sin, prayer, fasting, self-denial, and meditation on God’s Word. The time of preparation lasts forty days, from Ash Wednesday (February 13, 2013) until the beginning of

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Pentecost Sunday

Note: This is the second installation of a series of posts concerning the major feast days of the Christian year. The first part can be found here. The high feast of Pentecost Sunday is celebrated on the seventh Sunday after Easter. The focus of the remembrance is the giving of the Holy Spirit to the early disciples as recorded in

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Ascension Day

Throughout the coming year I will be offering a series on the major feasts of the Christian Calendar. The series will include scriptural, hymnological, and choral resources regarding the liturgical celebrations. My hope is that we of the free church would become more conversant with many of the great liturgical traditions, making good use of those which would biblically and

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