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Annual Events

Each year the United Church of God celebrates the annual Feasts of the Lord as commanded in Leviticus 23 and Deuteronomy 16. These feasts are rich with Christian meaning, providing purpose and insight to the Church, while contributing to our close family community.

God's plan for mankind is revealed through His annual cycle of holy days. They remain the annual highlights for the Church:

1 The Passover: Why Did Jesus Christ Have to Die?
—Most of us have heard that Jesus Christ died for our sins, but what does that really mean? Why was His death necessary? ...

2 The Feast of Unleavened Bread: (First Day) The Lesson of Leaving Sin
—The 7 Days of Unleavened Bread remind us that with God's help we must remove and avoid all types of sin in all areas of our life. ...

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[The Feast of Unleavened Bread, Last Day]

4 The Feast of Pentecost: The Firstfruits of God's Harvest
—Pentecost serves as a reminder that God that grants His Holy Spirit to the firstfruits of His spiritual harvest. ...

5 The Feast of Trumpets: A Turning Point in History
—The Feast of Trumpets depicts the return of Jesus Christ to earth to establish the Kingdom of God. ...

6 Atonement: Removal of Sin's Cause and Reconciliation to God
—The Day of Atonement involves not only the forgiveness of sin; it pictures the removal of the primary cause of sin, Satan. ...

7 The Feast of Tabernacles: Jesus Christ Reigns Over All the Earth
—God's plan for mankind involves restoration. The 7 day Feast of Tabernacles symbolizes the restoration process. ...

8 The Eighth Day: Eternal Life Offered to All
—What does God have in mind for those who have never believed in Christ or understood any of God's truth? How does the Creator provide for them in His plan? ...

  

God's Holy Day Plan

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Our Teachings

The United Church of God encourages loving and faithful obedience to the Creator God our Father, with the hope and promise of Salvation made possible through Jesus Christ. We learn about God and His desire for mankind though the revelation of His Law and the rest of inspired Scripture, as taught and interpretted by Jesus. We teach love toward our fellowman without regard to race or creed.

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