2014 Harvest Festival

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St.Mary's of Weldam

 

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2014 - Harvest Festival

Harvest Festival is a celebration of the food grown on the land. Thanksgiving ceremonies and celebrations for a successful harvest are both worldwide and very ancient. In Britain, we have given thanks for successful harvests since pagan times. We celebrate this day by singing, praying and decorating our churches with baskets of fruit and food in a festival known as 'Harvest Festival'.

 

Harvest Festival reminds Christians of all the good things God gives them. This makes them want to share with others who are not so fortunate. In Churches, people bring food from home to a Harvest Festival Service. In our congregation the harvest goods are put up for sale in the Community Centre to benefit our Flower Guild.

 

In the images sequence are: The table in front of pulpit and the Altar decorated with fruits, vegetables, cakes and jam and a decoration in one of the ‘abat-jour’ chapel window sills.