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PRE-THANKSGIVING DAY SERVICE: Wednesday, Nov. 22 at 12 noon. We will give thanks for all of God’s blessings in our lives in anticipation of Thanksgiving Day Please bring an item to donate to the Goshen Food Pantry.
Almost every culture in the world has held celebrations of thanks for a plentiful harvest. The American Thanksgiving holiday began as a feast of thanksgiving in the early days of the American colonies almost four hundred years ago.
Advent The first season of the church year, beginning with the fourth Sunday before Christmas and continuing through the day before Christmas. The name is derived from a Latin word for “coming.” The season is a time of preparation and expectation for the coming celebration of our Lord’s nativity, and for the final coming of…
Pentecost (Season) The season after Pentecost, according to the calendar of the church year (BCP, p. 32). It begins on the Monday following Pentecost, and continues through most of the summer and autumn. It may include as many as twenty-eight Sundays, depending on the date of Easter.