GOFAMINT Moferere District Christmas Retreat with Pastor (Prof.) S.O. Ewuola [DGO]
Christmas (old English: cristesmaesse, meaning “Christ’s mass”) is an annual commemoration of the birth of Jesus and a widely observed holiday, celebrated generally on December 25 by millions of people around the world. A feast central to the Christian liturgical year, it closes the advent season and initiate the twelve days of Christmastide. Christmas is a civil holiday in many of the world’s nation, is celebrated by an increasing number of non-Christians, and is an integral part of the Christmas and holiday season.
The popular celebratory customs associated in various countries with Christmas having a mix of pre-Christian, Christian and secular themes and origins. Popular modern customs of the holiday included gift giving, Christmas music and caroling, an exchange of Christmas cards, church celebrations, a special meal and the display of various Christmas decorations including Christmas trees, Christmas lights, nativity scenes, garlands, wreaths, mistle toe and holly. In addition, several…
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