Festivals

Samantha Hepworth
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GCSE RS Mind Map on Festivals, created by Samantha Hepworth on 05/23/2014.

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Samantha Hepworth
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Festivals
1 ADVENT
1.1 begins Sunday closest to 30 November
1.1.1 ends on Christmas Eve
1.2 celebrates expectation of Jesus' arrival
1.2.1 also looks to second coming of Jesus
1.3 Advent wreaths
1.3.1 4 outer candles
1.3.1.1 1st: early Jewish leaders: eg. Abraham
1.3.1.2 2nd: great prophets: eg. Elijah, Isaiah
1.3.1.3 3rd: John the Baptist
1.3.1.4 4th: Mary
1.3.1.5 gets brighter each week
1.3.1.5.1 Jesus: Light of the World
1.3.2 central 'Christ candle'
1.3.2.1 lit on Christmas Day
1.3.2.1.1 He has arrived!
2 CHRISTMAS
2.1 Celebrates birth of Jesus
2.1.1 prophesied in Isaiah
2.1.2 God arrives on earth in human form
2.1.2.1 humble arrival
2.1.2.1.1 born in stable for animals
2.1.2.1.2 arrives as a baby
2.2 25 December
2.3 Nativity scenes
3 EPIPHANY
3.1 6 January
3.2 visit of wise men to baby Jesus
3.2.1 wise men were 'foreigners'
3.2.1.1 shows Jesus is there not just for Jews
3.2.2 We think of wise men's gifts
3.2.2.1 Gold shows richness of King
3.2.2.2 Frankincense shows Jesus as divine/holy
3.2.2.3 Myrrh shows he will die
3.3 Jesus and his purpose is REVEALED
4 LENT
4.1 begins 40 days before Easter
4.1.1 starts on Ash Wednesday
4.1.1.1 day after 'Shrove Tuesday'
4.1.1.1.1 sometimes known as 'Pancake Day'
4.1.1.1.2 idea is to use up rich food before fasting
4.1.1.2 Roman Catholics get sign of cross on forehead in ash
4.2 Remembers time Jesus spent in desert preparing for Ministry
4.2.1 lasts 40 days
4.2.1.1 time of prayer, fasting and works of charity
4.2.1.2 many Christians give something up for Lent
4.3 ends on Palm Sunday: first day of Holy Week
5 EASTER
5.1 Holy Week comes just before Easter
5.1.1 Palm Sunday remembers Jesus' triumphant arrival in Jerusalem
5.1.2 Maundy Thursday remembers Last Supper
5.1.3 Good Friday remembers Jesus' crucifixion
5.2 Easter begins on Easter Sunday
5.2.1 Empty tomb
5.2.1.1 Jesus has risen!
5.2.2 Jesus spends 40 days on earth after he has risen from the dead
5.2.2.1 He is seen by many people
5.2.2.2 He spends time with his disciples
5.2.2.2.1 continues to prepare them for ministry
6 ASCENSION DAY
6.1 40 days after Easter Sunday
6.2 Jesus ascends to Heaven
6.2.1 Jesus reminds disciples that Holy Spirit will come imminently
7 PENTECOST
7.1 10 days after Ascension Day
7.2 50 days after ressurection
7.3 arrival of Holy Spirit
7.3.1 disciples in house in Jerusalem
7.3.1.1 symbols of wind and flames
7.3.1.2 disciples told to spread news
7.3.1.2.1 start of Christian church
7.3.1.2.2 Church celebrates its 'birthday party'
7.3.1.3 suddenly speak in many languages
7.3.1.3.1 idea of communication with strangers
7.3.1.3.1.1 ready for mission gathering followers

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