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Let S Celebrate Easter Dear Dragon Level B

Author : Marla Conn
ISBN : 9781684508105
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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A boy and his pet dragon enjoy spring activities and prepare for an Easter celebration. The Dear Dragon Developing ReadersLevel B series provides young readers practice reading with simple story lines, familiar topics and vocabulary, and fun illustrations that support the text written at F&P level B. Each book contains educators' resources which include picture glossary, reading reinforcements and activities. Teachers' notes also available on publisher's website.

Prayers For Children To Celebrate Easter Children S Christian Prayer Books

Author : Baby Professor
ISBN : 9781541905740
Genre : Religion
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Easter is more than just the fun activity of egg hunting. It is a celebration that commemorates the time when Jesus rose from the dead. So during this day, teach your child to pray. This book will give you an idea of what prayers to utter. Since they are written words, your child will have to opportunity to read and internalize them too. Grab a copy today!

Encyclopedia Of Easter Celebrations Worldwide

Author : William D. Crump
ISBN : 9781476680545
Genre : Religion
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At Eastertime, the most important holiday in the Christian world, religious processions in many Latin American countries pass over ornate street "carpets" fashioned from colored sawdust, flowers and fruit. Children in Finland and Sweden dress as "Easter witches." In the Caribbean, those who swim on Good Friday risk bad luck. In the Philippines, some penitents volunteer to be crucified. In some European countries, Easter Monday is the day for dousing women with water. With 240 entries, this book explores these and scores of other unusual and sometimes bizarre international Holy Week customs, both sacred and secular, from pilgrimages to Jerusalem to classic seasonal films and television specials.

Easter Celebration

Author : Nicolae Sfetcu
ISBN : 9781329003941
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Easter is the most important solemnity (just before Christmas) of the Church. It is the first of the five cardinal feasts of the Catholic liturgical year. Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ laid down by the Bible, the third day after his passion. The solemnity begins on Easter Sunday, which for Catholics mark the end of fasting of Lent, and lasts for eight days (Easter week, or week or radiant, or week of eight Sundays). Many customs dating back to ancient times designed to accommodate the return of spring attached themselves to Easter. The egg is the symbol of germination occurs in early spring. Similarly, the hare is an ancient symbol which has always represented fertility. The custom of the Easter egg was found among Coptic Christians from the late fifth century, it is perhaps in memory of ardent eggs (ova ignita) with which the martyrs were tortured or red egg laid by an imperial hen the day of the birth of Alexander Severus in 208 BC. The tradition of offering eggs in spring dates back to antiquity: the Persians, the Egyptians offered, as a lucky, decorated hen eggs as renewal sign. The rabbit once symbolizing fertility and renewal (like spring), it was in Upper Germany where was born the tradition (Osterhase) before it spreads in the Germanic countries. Subsequently, this tradition is exported to the United States by German immigrants in the eighteenth century.

Ministry Ideas For Celebrating Lent And Easter With Teens Families And Parishes

Author : Judy Dankert
ISBN : 9780884898719
Genre : Religion
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Ministry Ideas for Celebrating lent and Easter with Teens, Families, and Parishes provides creative ways to study, pray, and reflect on the salvation story; it helps teens to focus on the profound mystery of the crucified Jesus and the risen Christ. this resource manual provides activities for gathered sessions with youth in parish settings, as well as ideas for meaningful ways to observe the season with families and friends at home and in the community.

Celebrating Easter

Author : Joel Kupperstein
ISBN : 1574715712
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Explains the meaning behind Easter and details some of the symbols associated with the holiday such as Easter eggs.

Sermon Outlines For Busy Pastors Easter Sermons

Author : Rob Westbrook
Genre : Religion
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20 Sermons for Easter Easter is the most important time of celebration in Christianity. Our churches welcome more people during the Easter season than at any other time of the year. Sermon Outlines for Busy Pastors: Easter Sermons helps you be better prepared for presenting the Good News of Jesus Christ and His resurrection during the Easter season. You'll find 20 Easter-related sermons, including a 5 week sermon series: The Road to the Hill. Prepare yourself for Easter with Sermon Outlines for Busy Pastors: Easter Sermons. Sermon Titles and References: 1. Palm Sunday - Jesus is Not Always What We Want Him to Be - Mark 11:1-10 2. What About the Resurrection? - 1 Corinthians 15:12-19 3. Hard to Believe - Luke 24:1-7 4. What Will You Do With Christ? - Matthew 27:11-22 5. What the Resurrection Means to You - Luke 24:1-12; 1 Peter 1:3-5 6. The Simplicity of Easter - Luke 24:1-8 7. It Is Finished - John 19:16-30 8. The Blessings of Easter - Mark 15:16 - 16:6 9. Out of the Blue - Matthew 27:15-26 10. Believing is Seeing - John 20:1-31 11. The Significance of Easter - Mark 16:1-6 12. Empty - Luke 24:1-9 13. The Message of Easter - Matthew 28:1-7 14. Do You Love Jesus? - John 21:15-22 15. Doubt Defeated - John 20:24-29 16. The Road to the Hill - Why Should Easter Matter to Me? - Genesis 3:1-7 17. The Road to the Hill - Three Along the Road - John 4:16-18 18. The Road to the Hill - Finished! - John 19:30 19. The Road to the Hill - Easter - Philippians 2:6-11 20. The Road to the Hill - What's Jesus Doing Now? - Acts 1:6-12 Keywords: bible,expository,outlines,pastor,sermon,sermon helps,sermon outlines,sermon prep,old testament,new testament,preach,preaching,easter,holiday,crucifixion,resurrection,lent

Celebrate Easter

Author : Honor Books
ISBN : 1562921797
Genre : Easter
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Celebrate Easterwith powerful scriptures, life-affirming family traditions, inspiring mini-stories, and a wonderful collection of interesting and fun 'did you know' facts about the season. Fill your Easter festivities with the joy that comes from knowing God's gift of life through His Son has given you something to truly celebrate!

Hoppin? John Celebrates Easter

Author : Ms. Penny Praise
ISBN : 9781490822877
Genre : Religion
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Hoppin' John the rabbit and his friends discover the real meaning of Easter.

Passing Over Easter

Author : Shoshanah Feher
ISBN : 0761989536
Genre : Religion
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Chosen by Yahweh, saved by Jesus, Messianic Jews identify themselves as both Christian and Jewish and yet neither. Passing Over Easter brings this peculiar movement to life with an ethnographic look at Adat HaRauch, a Messianic Jewish congregation in Southern California. The ethnic Jews who have "found the Lord," the Gentiles with a "heart for Israel" that make up Adat HaRauch negotiate their identity borrowing from both traditions. The congregants see Yshua (the Hebrew name for Jesus) as the Jewish Messiah, the passover matzoh as symbolic of Yshua's body being broken for sinners, the New Testament as a fulfillment of the Old. Through participant observation, in-depth interviews, and reflections on her own beliefs and role as researcher, Feher paints a fascinating picture of this fluctuating religious group. Passing Over Easter makes a compelling read for sociologists concerned with new religious movements and group formation, students of Jewish identity and Jewish-Christian relations and anyone interested in the contemporary American religious scene.

An Aussie Easter

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Sharing The Easter Faith With Children

Author : Carolyn C. Brown
ISBN : 9781426719479
Genre : Religion
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Sharing the Easter Faith with Children is theologically sound, biblically focused, educationally on target, and developmentally appropriate. Carolyn Brown writes clearly and helpfully, with conviction and passion for what to share and how to share one's faith with children. It should be required reading for every parent, educator, and pastor who wants to communicate and celebrate the Easter faith with children. Brown packs a lot of practical suggestions, insights, and activities into this very readable resource. I am confident children will mature in their understanding and affirmation of the Easter faith when they have been nurtured in families and congregations that take seriously what Brown offers. --Donald Griggs, author of Teaching Today’s Teachers to Teach It is easy to share the Christmas story and faith with children. The story is beautiful and lends itself well to pageants and other celebratory events for children. It is not so easy to share the Easter story and faith with children because the message and images are complex. Many parents have trouble articulating what Easter means to them personally much less answering their children’s questions. In many congregations children are featured in palm parades on Palm Sunday, but they are not specifically planned for at other Holy Week services. When schools schedule an Easter break, many families go away and thus unintentionally bypass the whole Easter message for years. This book explores what the Easter message can mean to children as they grow up. The author helps congregations and families share the Easter message with their children and include the children meaningfully in Lent, Holy Week and Easter observances. Included are materials for children from birth (in the church nursery) to age 12, and reproducible pages to create a booklet for parents. The first section of the book describes the particular parts of the Easter faith that are important to children at different ages and comments on the biblical Easter texts from a child’s point of view. The second part of the book works through the Lenten season, describing ways congregations can include children and providing program and worship plans, including: Lenten disciplines for children and their families Ash Wednesday Celebrating Palm Sunday or looking ahead on Passion Sunday Maundy Thursday: Recalling the Last Supper Keeping Good Friday The church-sponsored Easter Egg Hunt Easter Sunday Morning Another part of the book offers help to leaders who want to share the content with teachers, parents, or committees. Also included is a comprehensive list of related resources. This carefully researched and well-grounded, practical resource from a highly regarded Christian educator will strengthen your educational ministry with children and support parents as they shape the faith of their children.

Resurrecting Easter

Author : Kate Moorehead
ISBN : 9780819228482
Genre : Religion
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Established author provides devotional resources for the forgotten post- Easter season. Short daily readings offer more seasonally-appropriate material for those accustomed to a Lenten practice. American Christians have forgotten the Easter season. We celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus on one day and then return to ordinary time. But Christ appeared over and over again for forty days in resurrected form. We cannot sustain this resurrection season because that kind of sustained joy overwhelms us. This book is designed to help us sustain Easter.

A Parent S Guide To Holy Week And Easter

Author : Axis
ISBN : 9780830776887
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Sometimes we do things so much that it can be easy to forget their significance. For Christians, Holy Week and Easter can become like that. This year, allow this guide to help you regain an appreciation and deep grasp of just how significant this time is, as well as help you communicate that in meaningful ways to your kids. Parent Guides are your one-stop shop for biblical guidance on teen culture, trends, and struggles. In 15 pages or fewer, each guide tackles issues your teens are facing right now—things like doubts, the latest apps and video games, mental health, technological pitfalls, and more. Using Scripture as their backbone, these Parent Guides offer compassionate insight to teens’ world, thoughts, and feelings, as well as discussion questions and practical advice for impactful discipleship.

Studies In Contemporary Jewry Volume Xiv Coping With Life And Death Jewish Families In The Twentieth Century

Author : Peter Medding
ISBN : 9780195128208
Genre : History
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Presents a variety of perspectives on Jewish families coping with life and death in the twentieth century. The book is comprised of symposium papers, essays, and review articles of works on subjects as the Holocaust, antisemitism, genocide, history, literature, the arts, religion, education, Zionism, Israel, and the Middle East.

The Easter Computus And The Origins Of The Christian Era

Author : Alden A. Mosshammer
ISBN : 9780199543120
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This study of early Christian methods for calculating the phases of the moon and the date for Easter Sunday offers a new explanation of how the system of numbering the years AD (Anni Domini, Years of the Lord) originated.

Easter Passover And Other Spring Festivals

Author : Ann Morrill
ISBN : 9781438127934
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Spring signifies change and a new beginning. A time of longer days and warmer weather, the holidays celebrated during this season reflect this sense of renewal and rebirth. The specific customs and traditions may differ among cultures, but the underlying themes - of honoring life and the triumph of good over evil - remain the same. Although hundreds of festivals occur in the spring, four in particular are widely observed: the Christian Easter celebration, the Hindu celebration of Holi, the Jewish observance of Passover, and the Persian festival of Navruz. Easter, Passover, and Other Spring Festivals discusses how these holidays encourage individuals to gather with family and friends, honor the sacrifices others have made, enjoy special foods, and exchange gifts or tokens of affection.


Author : Raniero Cantalamessa
ISBN : 0814627064
Genre : Religion
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In this book of meditations Father Raniero Cantalamessa reflects on Christ's passion, death, and resurrection. First presented as a lenten retreat in Rome, together with the Good Friday homily in St. Peter's Basilica, the result is a rich and multifaceted exploration of this central mystery of the Christian faith. Christ's journey to Easter is such an immensely rich source that homilists, liturgists and believers who wants to plumb its depths know the challenge is not about lack of content, but rather where to begin. Like an experienced guide who knows the territory and its many paths, Father Cantalamessa helps readers reach the spiritual center. His varying points of departure become stirring reflections on Easter. They culminate in a powerful meditation on the Servant Song in the light of the Passion narratives 'and the message of the victorious Christ. Raniero Cantalamessa, OFM Cap, is past professor of the history of Christian origins at the Catholic University of Milan and a past member of the International Theological Commission. He is preacher to the papal household and author of numerous books.

Faithful Families For Lent Easter And Resurrection

Author : Traci Smith
ISBN : 9780827211438
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How do you share the deep mysteries of Lent, Easter, and Resurrection with children? Parents, guardians, teachers, and ministers will find dozens of fun and easy practices for celebrating the Easter season with our kids. The practices and seasonal prayers are grouped into chapters titled Ash Wednesday, Symbols, Lenten Prayers, Lenten Refraining, Lenten Acts of Service, Holy Week, Easter Vigil and Easter Day, and the Season of Resurrection. Smith also offers theological notes guiding parents on addressing the violence of the crucifixion and the meaning of Jesus’ death.

The Easter Story What Really Happened

Author : Chuck Missler
ISBN : 9781578217847
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What Really Happened? Most reasonably informed Christians are well aware that many of the traditions that surround the Christmas holidays have pagan origins and very little correlation with the actual events as recorded in the Bible. However, most of us are surprised when we discover that some of what we have been taught about Easter is not only in error, but deliberately so!

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