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Up Coming Events!
   
August 25, 2017
Calling all Rastafarians Conference

Bobo Shanti, Twelve Tribes,
Nyahbinghi
and
those who love justice and hate
aggression.

29 Oxford Street
Kingston, Jamaica, W.I.
August 25, 2017
10:00am - 5:00pm
29 Oxford Street
Kingston,
Jamaica, W.I.
July 23rd
(16 Hamle)
Birthday of Tafari Makonnen
(See Rastafarian Holy Days and
Holidays below for more details)
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
locations (select
here to find a
location near you.)
England
Pictures and Videos
(updated: 07/25/17)
United States
Pictures and Videos
(updated: 07/25/17)
July 16th
Constitution Day

(See Rastafarian Holy Days and
Holidays below for more details)
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
locations (select
here to find a
location near you.)
 
** UPDATE **
HIH Prince Ermias
50th Anniversary
Visit to Jamaica Apr
21, 2016
The Church of Haile Selassie I receives a plaque of recognition for hosting
His Imperial Highness Prince Ermias during his historic visit honoring the
50th anniversary of his grandfather's
(His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I) visit to Jamaica in 1966.
(updated: 06/30/2017)
 
Past Events
   
June 2017
Interview with
Abuna Foxe and Abbot Eloi
about
the
Ethiopian Constitution and
the effects it has on the Rastafarian
community world wide.
 
Video
May 7, 2017
Baptism by The Church of Haile
Selassie I in England
CHSI ~ England
Pictures
May 5th
(27 Miyaza)
Fasika (Passover)
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
locations (select
here to find a
location near you.)
Pictures and Videos
~ US
Pictures ~ England
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
locations (select
here to find a
location near you.)
 
 
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)
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!
 
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