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2017
Date
Event
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Up Coming Events!
   
       
 
 
Past Events
   
 
November 2nd
(2 Tikimt)
Transfiguration Day
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
locations (select
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location near you.)
October 20th
The Church of Haile Selassie I
All White Fundraiser Dinner
(added: 09/20/2017)
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
470a Gates Avenue
Brooklyn, NY.
11216
October 7th
(7 Maskaram)
Negus Day
(Divine Kingship of Rastafari)
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Haile Selassie I
locations (select
here to find a
location near you.)
Pictures
September 11th
Ethiopian New Year

This day represents a holiday,
which is, observed with a short
Prayer Service starting 11am.
The Church of
Haile Selassie I
locations (select
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location near you.)
Pictures/Videos
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  
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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  
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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)
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  
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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  
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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
(Melkam Addis Amet)
This day represents a holiday, which is, observed with a
short Prayer Service starting 11am. Enkutatash is the
name for the Ethiopian New Year, and means "gift of
jewels" in the Amharic language.  Happy Ethiopian New
year to all Rasta people!
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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 day represents the
Holy Day, the Transfiguration Day of Negus Ras Tafari to
Emperor 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 is celebrated quietly with a short Prayer Service
starting 11am.  Then celebrate with Rasta 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 Justice and Hate Aggression!
 
 
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