Advent
Meanings
Traditions
Wreaths
Candles
100
Lent is the name for the special time of the year just before Christmas
What is false?
100
Advent means Christmas
What is false?
100
Advent last this many weeks.
What is 4?
100
What color is the first candle lit on the Advent wreath?
What is violet?
100
How many candles are on the Advent wreath?
What is 4?
200
This is the beginning of a new church year.
What is the first Sunday of Advent?
200
This is the meaning of the word Advent.
What is coming?
200
Each candle on an Advent wreath signifies or stands for this.
What is one week?
200
The second candle lit on the advent wreath is pink.
What is False?
200
The third candle on the advent wreathe that is lighted is pink.
What is true.
300
This counts down the days until Christmas.
What is an advent calendar?
300
Three of the candles on the Advent wreath are this color.
What is violet or purple?
300
The wreath is made of fresh plant material, symbolizing this.
What is the new life Christ brought into the world (through His passion, death, and resurrection)?
300
The first Sunday of Advent we begin a period of prayer, fasting, and penance.
What is False?
300
The red candle is lighted Christmas Eve or Christmas day
What is False? There is no red candle on an Advent wreath.
400
What do we prepare for during the season of Advent?
What is Christmas/ Jesus' birth.
400
The use of an Advent wreath began in the 1500's. (T/F)
What is true.
400
The light shed by the Advent candles represents this.
What is the light of Christ; the light Christ brought into the world?
400
The custom of the Advent wreath
What is when we help others, we are serving Jesus.
400
This candle is lit on the third Sunday of Advent, Gaudete Sunday, when we rejoice because our preparation is now half-way finished.
What is the pink candle?
500
There is a reason why the Advent wreath is a circle, which is:
What is eternity -- no beginning, no end?
500
This is the primary Sanctuary color of Advent.
What is purple?
500
The custom of using an Advent wreath came from this church, or form of Christianity.
What are Protestants/Lutherans?
500
The use of the Advent wreath came from this country, as did the tradition of the Christmas tree.
Wht is Germany?
500
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):
What is the second coming of Jesus?
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