A Year of Signposts’Following the Church Calendar
ADVENT – Fourth Sunday before Christmas
EPIPHANY – 12 days after Christmas
LENT – 46 days (approx. 6 weeks) before Easter
EASTER – First Sunday after the Paschal full moon (a Sunday between Mar. 22 and Apr. 25)
ASCENSION – 39 days after Easter
PENTECOST – 10 days after Ascension
I realize that following the church calendar is not the practice of some churches. It has, however, been effective in many of our churches that have inherited it from ancient practice, and it’s being discovered by others today. It helps ...