Christmas or the Feast of the Nativity [ not verified in body ] is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ , observed primarily on December 25 [a] as a religious and cultural celebration by billions of people around the world. The traditional Christmas narrative, the Nativity of Jesus, delineated in the New Testament says that Jesus was born in Bethlehem , in accordance with messianic prophecies. Although the month and date of Jesus' birth are unknown, the church in the early fourth century fixed the date as December However, part of the Eastern Christian Churches celebrate Christmas on December 25 of the older Julian calendar , which currently corresponds to January 7 in the Gregorian calendar.
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Email us! Christmas is near, and this means it's that time of year: Christmas trees, fun shopping, bright decorations, family get-togethers, and the not to be forgotten ugly Christmas sweaters. If you were to travel back in time to twenty years ago, ugly Christmas sweaters would be nothing more than how you refer to the sweaters your aunts and uncles showed up in on Christmas day and the disappointed feeling you had when instead of a toy or video game, you received a weater you woulnd't be caught dead wearing. Since the first Ugly Christmas Sweater parties in the early s, however, the ugly sweaters trend has become a yearly tradition that's becoming more and more popular each year. While the ugly Christmas sweater trend probably started off as a joke, it's now considered one of the Holiday season's most fun traditions as it allows people to let loose, and have some fun in the spirit of the season. Do you have your ugly Christmas sweater ready for Friday, December 20, ?
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A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer , such as a spruce , pine , or fir , or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas , originating in Germany associated with Saint Boniface. The tree was traditionally decorated with "roses made of colored paper, apples, wafers, tinsel , [and] sweetmeats". Today, there is a wide variety of traditional and modern ornaments , such as garlands , baubles , tinsel , and candy canes. An angel or star might be placed at the top of the tree to represent the Angel Gabriel or the Star of Bethlehem , respectively, from the Nativity.