The Philadelphia Church does not recognize the validity of set asides, days added or subtracted so that one Sabbath does not become the preparation day for another.
|Year Begins*||April 13|
|Feast of Unleavened Bread*||April 27-May 3|
|Wave Sheaf Observance++||May 2|
|Feast of Trumpets*||October 8|
|Day of Atonement*||October 17|
|Feast of Tabernacles*||October 22-28|
|The Last Great Day*||October 29|
*Day begins at sunset,the previous evening. A day begins in darkness, and ends in light showing how sons of light defeat the forces of darkness. A day is from evening to evening, consisting of a dark and light portion that makes "one" single day.
•Observed the evening before.
++Observed in the morning, first day of the week.
New Moons Sightings in your area should be used to verify dates monthly.
Second Passover will be May 26, observed the evening before for those who miss the first.
*Begins the evening before.
The new moon sightings were determined in the Central generalized time zone, UTC -6:00/-5:00.
They will differ from coast to coast so observations should be
determined with your generalized time zone, with your time zone
information available from the following website.
The articles below offer assistance in how to set a calendar and the actual meaning of the Holy Days as God would have us observe them.
|How to Set the Calendar|
|Wave Sheaf Offering|
|Pentecost - Feast of Weeks|
|New Moons & Church Governance|
|What Does It Mean To Dwell In Booths?|
|Hanukkah, The Festival of Dedication|
|Understanding the Festivals of God|