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    Easter (Religion) Vocabulary Word List (249)

    A)Acclaim, Alleluia!, Altar, Angel, Array, Ash Wednesday, Awareness, Awe
    B)Baptism, Basic, Beginning, Belief, Believe, Bible, Blessings, Bonnet, Bouquets
    C)Candles, Capture, Cathedral, Catholic, Celebration, Chapel, Children, Chocolate, Choir, Christ, Christian, Church, Collection, Coloring, Communion, Community, Confection, Congregation, Conversion, Covenant, Cross, Crucifixion, Culture, Custom
    D)Death, Decorate, Decoration, Decorative, Demonstrate, Devote, Dine, Discovery, Display, Ducks, Dye, Dying
    E)Easter, Easter Service, Ecumenical, Eggs, Enactment, Encouragement, Entertain, Eucharist, Everlasting, Excitement, Expression
    F)Facility, Faith, Family, Feature, Festival, Festive, Finery, Flowers, Focus, Forgiveness, Fortune, Freedom, Frenzy, Frequent, Friendships, Frills, Fun, Function, Fundamental
    G)Gastronomic, Gathering, Gifts, Glorious, God, Good Friday, Gospels, Grass, Gratitude, Grave, Guest, Guide, Guilt
    H)Hallowed, Hereafter, Holy, Home, Hope, Hot cross buns, Hunt
    I)Impact, Indulge, Industrious, Influence, Inspiration, Interaction, Irresistible
    J)Jerusalem, Jesus Christ, Joy, Joyful, Jubilant, Jubilation
    K)Keen, Kingdom, Kisses (xxx), Kneel
    L)Lamb, Launch, Lavish, Lent, Life, Light, Lilies, Liturgy, Lord, Luxurious
    M)Manifestation, Mass, Maundy Thursday, Meaning, Meaningful, Meditation, Memories, Merciful, Message, Ministry, Miracle, Mission, Music
    N)Narthex, New, New Testament, Nicene Creed, Noticeable, Numerous
    O)Observance, Official, Outreach, Ovation
    P)Palm Sunday, Paper, Parishioner, Passion, Passover, Pastel, Pastries, Performance, Posies, Power, Prayer, Preach, Priority, Privilege, Prize, Program, Promote, Protect, Protestant, Psalm Sunday, Purple
    Q)Quaint, Quest
    R)Re-birth, Readings, Reflection, Religion, Renew, Renewal, Reorientation, Reservation, Resurrection, Revered, Reverence, Rise, Rites, Ritual
    S)Sacrifice, Sacristy, Salvation, Sanctity, Save, Schedule, Scripture, Season, Self, Servant, Services, Sharing, Shrove Tuesday, Sin, Sinner, Snuggle, Solace, Song, Special, Spiritual, Spring, Stewardship, Stole, Sunrise service, Support, Sweet, Symbol
    T)Tempting, Tenebrae, Tenet, Theme, Tomb, Tradition
    U)Ultimate, Understanding, Unification, Unify, Unique, Unity, Universal
    V)Venerable, Veneration, Version, Vestments, Vigil, Vigilance, Visit, Voices, Volume, Volunteer
    W)Weekend, Word, Worldwide, Worship, Worshiper
    Z)Zealous, Zest
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