Feast Days and New Moons
FEAST DAYS 2018
All Feast Days start at sunset the day before.
Passover: Sunday, April 1st, Seder Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. Passover is a preparation day for The Feast of Unleavened Bread and is NOT to be treated as a Sabbath. You are to get all the items that contain yeast out of your homes and diet until the end of the Feast of Unleavened Bread.
Feast of Unleavened Bread: First day is Monday, April 2nd and the Last day is Sunday, April 8th. Both of these days are Feast Days and require an assembly. No work should be done on these Feast Days.
First Fruits: Sunday, April 8th. Work is typically okay this day, however because this day this year falls on the last day of Feast of Unleavened Bread, NO work is to be done. An assembly is required.
Pentecost: Sunday, May 27th. This is a Feast Day and an assembly is required. No work should be done.
Feast of Trumpets: Tuesday, September 11th. This is a Feast Day and an assembly is required. No work should be done.
Yom Kippur: Thursday, September 20th. This is THE SABBATH and an assembly is required. No work should be done.
Feast of Booths (Sukkot): First day is Tuesday, September 25th and the Last day is Tuesday, October 2nd. Both of these days are Feast Days and require an assembly. No work should be done on these Feast Days. The Beit Yeshua campout will be over the weekend. All camping should end by Monday, October 1st.
NEW MOON ASSEMBLY DATES - 2018
January 18 – Thursday 2% visible, Sunset 5:31, Moonset 7:10
February 16 – Friday 1% visible, Sunset 6:01, Moonset 6:58
March 18 – Sunday 2% visible, Sunset 7:28, Moonset 8:47
April 16 – Monday 1% visible, Sunset 7:51, Moonset 8:41
May 16 – Wednesday 2% visible, Sunset 8:16, Moonset 9:45
June 14 – Thursday 1% visible, Sunset 8:34, Moonset 9:38
July 13 – Friday 1% visible, Sunset 8:34, Moonset 9:17*
August 12 – Sunday 3%, Sunset 8:10, Moonset 9:23
September 10 – Monday 1% visible, Sunset 7:32, Moonset 8:31
October 9 – Tuesday 1% visible, Sunset 6:50, Moonset 7:36*
November 8 – Thursday 1% visible, Sunset 5:16, Moonset 6:22
December 8 – Saturday 2% visible, Sunset 5:05, Moonset 6:29
With the exception of Wednesdays and Fridays meeting times will be at sundown. Times will be announced each month. REMEMBER: We spot the New Moon, therefore the Feast Days may not coincide with the Talmudic based standard calendar.
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