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?