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Modern Salvation Army woman’s hat Mennonite children in Belize SEVENTH HEAVEN Seventh Day Adventists, like this couple in Mozambique, believe that the time will come when they will be taken to Heaven for 1,000 years while Satan rules on Earth. At the end of this time, Jesus will return, destroy Satan, and create a new Earth. Adventists operate schools and a network of hospitals and clinics. LIMITLESS WORSHIP All Christians consider the work of evangelism, or spreading the Gospel, to be part of their faith.

2 GIVE THANKS FOR THE BREAD The priest gives thanks to God for the bread, echoing as he does so the description in the Gospels of how Jesus blessed the bread at the the actions of Jesus at the last supper, the priest breaks the bread. This is so that those present may “share in the body of Christ”. the congregation to take Communion, and prays that their bodies will be cleansed through Jesus’ body. The priest then takes and eats part of the consecrated bread. ) 5the Next, the priest takes the wine from Communion table.

For committed Christians, however, worship does not begin and end in church – they dedicate their whole life to God. Medieval breviary A breviary is a book used in the Catholic church that contains daily services for the canonical hours – services that are held at regular times each day. Each service consists of a short prayer, a hymn, three Psalms, a lesson, and final prayers. Modern breviaries contain services for morning, daytime, evening, and night time. DAILY SERVICE HOLDING CROSS This simple cross is made of olive tree wood from the Holy Land, and is designed to be held in one hand during worship.

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