2017
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Event
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Up Coming Events!
   
July 23rd
(16 Hamle
1885)
Birthday of Tafari Makonnen
(See Rastafarian Holy Days and
Holidays below for more details)
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Haile Selassie I
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July 16th
Constitution Day

(See Rastafarian Holy Days and
Holidays below for more details)
   
May 5th
(27 Miyaza)
Fasika (Passover)
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Past Events
   
Mar. 24, 2017
7:00pm -
10:00pm
Empress Menen Daughters League
Fundraiser Dinner
(added: 03/05/2017)
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
470a Gates
Avenue
Brooklyn, NY.
11216
January 21,
2017
Sis Eldad proprietor of
ReconnectionHerbs will be hosting a
Herbal Healing and Food
Preparation Workshop/Forum
January 21, 2017 (revised date)
Donation: $75.00
(** More fundraising details to follow **)
(added: 11/29/2016; updated: 12/02/2016)
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
470a Gates
Avenue
Brooklyn, NY.
11216
ReconnectionHerbs
website
Jan. 07, 2016
3:00pm -
7:00pm
Melkam Gena ~ Blessed Ethiopian
Christmas
Melkam Lidet ~ Happy Ethiopian
Christmas
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
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Rastafarian Holy Days and Holidays
Day
Description
Type
January 7th
Ethiopian Christmas
Rastafarians observe this as a holiday.
May 5th
(27 Miyaza)
Fasika (Passover)
This day represents a major Holy Day with service (e.g., from
10am to 11am.).  After service, family day celebration starts with
the playing of Rastafarian Music (e.g., Reggae) with eating of Corn
bread, vegetables, and drinking of Wine, closing with a prayer
from the Priest. (e.g., around 3:30pm)
July 16th
Constitution Day
This day represents a holiday.  On this day in 1931 Ethiopia was
given it's first written Constitution and the holiday is observed
annually.
July 23rd
(16 Hamle
1885)
Birthday of Tafari
Makonnen
In the year of John 16th of Hamle 1885 = July 23rd 1892 the birth
of ‘Tafari' in Harar, Ethiopia.  Rastalogy accepts this day as the
Second Advent of the Cosmic Christ, fulfilling Isaiah Chapter 9v6,
“For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is giving, Tafari.”.

This day represents a major
Holy Day; celebrated as a family day
with a short prayer service giving thanks to Yahweh, for the birth
of His Son, Tafari.  Service starts 11am, followed by a celebration
consisting of Rastafarian music and food.
September
11th
Ethiopian New Year
This day represents a holiday, which is, observed with a short
Prayer Service starting 11am.
October 7th
(7 Maskaram)
Negus Day
(Divine Kingship of
Rastafari)
This day represents a Holy Day.  On this day in 1928, Rastafari
was acclaimed ‘Negus’, King of Ethiopia, fulfilling Isaiah 43v15, “I
am the Lord Rastafari your Holy One, Creator of Israel, your
King.”.  

This day is celebrated quietly with short Prayer Service starting
at 11am.
November 2nd
(2 Tikimt)
Transfiguration Day
Sunday, November 2nd 1930 –  This represents the
Transfiguration Day of Ras Tafari to Haile Selassie I, ‘Might of the
Trinity’; fulfilling Revelation 5v5:

“And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the Lion
of the Tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed to open
the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof."

This day represents the
Holy Day when Rastafari was acclaimed
‘Negus Nagast’ King of kings of Ethiopia; fulfilling Isaiah 43v15:

“I am the LORD
Rastafari, your Holy One,  Creator of Israel, your
King.”

This day is celebrated quietly with a short Prayer Service starting
11am.  Then celebrate with Rastafarian music, rice and peas,
vegetables, fish, and closing with a short Prayer of thanksgiving
and blessing by the Priest in-charge.

We invite the Rastafarian Community and all those who Love Just
and hate aggression!
 
Sunday School ~ 10:00am-11:00am
Sunday Temple Worship ~ 11:00am~1:30pm
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