Advent Meanings Traditions Wreaths Candles

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What is false?
Lent is the name for the special time of the year just before Christmas

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What is false?
Advent means Christmas

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What is 4?
Advent last this many weeks.

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What is violet?
What color is the first candle lit on the Advent wreath?

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What is 4?
How many candles are on the Advent wreath?

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What is the first Sunday of Advent?
This is the beginning of a new church year.

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What is coming?
This is the meaning of the word Advent.

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What is one week?
Each candle on an Advent wreath signifies or stands for this.

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What is False?
The second candle lit on the advent wreath is pink.

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What is true.
The third candle on the advent wreathe that is lighted is pink.

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What is an advent calendar?
This counts down the days until Christmas.

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What is violet or purple?
Three of the candles on the Advent wreath are this color.

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What is the new life Christ brought into the world (through His passion, death, and resurrection)?
The wreath is made of fresh plant material, symbolizing this.

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What is False?
The first Sunday of Advent we begin a period of prayer, fasting, and penance.

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What is False? There is no red candle on an Advent wreath.
The red candle is lighted Christmas Eve or Christmas day

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What is Christmas/ Jesus' birth.
What do we prepare for during the season of Advent?

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What is true.
The use of an Advent wreath began in the 1500's. (T/F)

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What is the light of Christ; the light Christ brought into the world?
The light shed by the Advent candles represents this.

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What is when we help others, we are serving Jesus.
The custom of the Advent wreath

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What is the pink candle?
This candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent, Gaudete Sunday, when we rejoice because our preparation is now half-way finished.

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What is eternity -- no beginning, no end?
There is a reason why the Advent wreath is a circle, which is:

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What is purple?
This is the primary Sanctuary color of Advent.

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What are Protestants/Lutherans?
The custom of using an Advent wreath came from this church, or form of Christianity.

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Wht is Germany?
The use of the Advent wreath came from this country, as did the tradition of the Christmas tree.

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What is the second coming of Jesus?
There are two reasons for celebrating Advent: one is in remembrance of the Lord's first coming, and the second is (as stated in the Creed):

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