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Passover

Fellowship of the Word holds two special services during our Lord's Biblically appointed time for the Passover.  See our Schedule for service times.


The first is the Passover service itself which honors and proclaims Jesus Christ's sacrifice as our Passover Lamb, including His institution of the new symbols for His body & blood, being unleavened bread & wine as exemplified with His apostles during the evening He was betrayed.  We also observe foot washing within this service as well so please bring a basin and towel.  We ask that everyone planning to attend arrive 30 minutes ahead of time for personal meditation.


The second honors the Exodus of ancient Israel from their lengthy Egyptian slavery, which is a church tradition often referred to as the "night to be much observed".  This service includes fellowship and a congregational meal (not prepared according to the “Passover Seder” in Judaism).  An RSVP is requested to make appropriate accommodations as we most often have this meal catered.


Being children of God in His New Covenant, we understand that the new symbols of our Messiah’s body & blood (unleavened bread & wine) were given as a replacement of the old symbols for His body & blood (the yearly sacrificed Passover lambs).  Our understanding is that Yahshua Messiah, Jesus the Christ, is our Passover Lamb whose slain body and shed blood washes away the sin of the world, which all prior Passover lamb sacrifices symbolically represented.


For the complete list of God's annual appointed times visit our Holy Days page.