Thread: Marry CHRISTmas
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Old 12-29-2014, 06:30 AM   #6
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Can anyone tell me why the LC does not celebrate Christmas? My friend in the church I noticed does not celebrate Easter as well. However, they do celebrate the "american" holidays like the 4th, New Years Eve, Valentine's, and Thanksgiving (not halloween strictly).

Does anyone have any explanations for these?
There are various reasons given. Mostly they point to the kinds of strained lines that others have drawn between pagan practices and what is now Christmas. They even note the fact that Santa rearranges into Satan. Of course, in the language from which the name came, Santa is the word for Saint, so this is simply a grasping at straws to create a barrier between themselves and others. And, like others before them, they make it with such certainty and arrogance so that they underscore their self-righteousness with their own bravado.
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