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God’s Holy Days

The Church of God faithfully observes the seven scripturally-commanded annual Holy Days
which were given to us by the LORD through Moses,
and which were kept by Jesus, His apostles,
and all of His faithful New Testament church members.

The Holy Days are annual Sabbaths called "the Feasts of the LORD."

God commands His people to keep, not only the weekly Sabbath Day;
but His annual Festivals as well.

The Holy Days reveal God's continuing plan for all of mankind.

From Jesus Christ's sacrifice as the Passover Lamb to the Last Great Day,
the Holy Days explain God's intervention in bringing many sons to glory.

And the LORD spoke unto Moses, saying,
"Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them,
'Concerning the feasts of the LORD,
which you shall proclaim to be holy convocations,
even these are my feasts.'"
(Leviticus 23:1-2)

The table below shows the dates for God's Holy Days for the upcoming year

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Roman Year 2024

Vernal (Spring) Equinox (Jerusalem): March 20 at 5:28 am

First New Moon (Lunar Conjunction) of the Spring (Jerusalem): April 8 at 8:42 pm (NB: After sunset)

First Day of the First Month: April 10 *

Passover: April 23 * #

First Day of Unleavened Bread: April 24 *

Wave Sheaf Offering Day: April 28 *

Seventh Day of Unleavened Bread: April 30 *

Feast of Pentecost: June 16 *

Feast of Trumpets: October 4 *

Day of Atonement: October 13 *

Feast of Tabernacles: October 18 to 24 *

Last Great Day: October 25 *


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* Begins on the previous evening at sunset
# Observed on the previous evening after sunset

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For more details on the timings of these dates,
please listen to our “Sacred Calendar” series of Bible studies,
or read the transcripts.

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This page last updated: December 27, 2023

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