Category: holidays

Easter Activities

Make Easter Eggs What have eggs to do with Easter?  Tons!  Eggs have long been associated with Easter because from a stone tomb (egg shell) arises new life (the bird, birds symbolic of the spirit).  We take eggs, the unfertilized ones, and hard boil…

The Harrowing of Hell Recipes

Champagne Sorbet 1 cup water 1 cup sugar Heat until combined. 2 tablespoons corn syrup 1 1/2 tablespoons strawberry liqueur 1 1/2 cups blush champagne Mix with previous and freeze overnight. 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar Beat stiff and fold into previous….

The Harrowing of Hell Activities

Play Snapdragon This was a popular Christmas parlor game which then became a very popular Halloween game and now it has practically died out.  It is more relevant to the Harrowing of Hell than any other time!  Here’s how you play. Take a large…

The Harrowing of Hell Introduction

The Last Saturday before Easter  Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit; in which he also went and preached…

Good Friday Recipe

Eat something you’ll feel better. Lentil Soup 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup finely chopped onion 1/2 cup finely chopped carrot 1/2 cup finely chopped celery Salt to taste Sauté in a large pot. 1 pound lentils, picked and rinsed 1 cup peeled and…

Good Friday Activity

Just spend some time today with God.  Praying, meditating, just being with Him.   Peace be with you.

Good Friday Introduction

The Last Friday before Easter Because Christ also suffered for sins once, the righteous for the unrighteous, that he might bring you to God; being put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit. 1 Peter 3:18 This is the day…

Holy Thursday Recipes

Deviled Eggs 12 eggs Put eggs in a saucepan and cover with enough water that there is one inch or so of water above the eggs. Bring to a boil and then let boil for 10 minutes.  Drain and refrigerate until cool.   ¼ …

Holy Thursday Activity

Hold a Passover Seder There is a Christian way to hold a Passover that incorporates the Last Supper as well.  This is my adaptation, feel free to make your own. You will need (for each person): Bitter herbs – such as horseradish Parsley Piece…

Holy Thursday Introduction

Passover The Last Supper The Thursday before Easter Sunday  He took bread, and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and gave to them, saying, “This is my body which is given for you. Do this in memory of me.” Likewise, he took…